Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Department of Medicine

Overview

Welcome to the academic home page for the Division of Nephrology at Thomas Jefferson University. Information for patients and the public can be found on the Clinical Home Page.

The Nephrology Division, under the direction of Dr. Jerry McCauley, MD, has nine full-time faculty, six fellows in a two year training program and one fellow in a one year Transplant Fellowship program accredited by the American Transplant Society.

Our faculty members are dedicated to education and research in their areas of expertise, which include:

  • Peritoneal Dialysis

  • Hypertension & Obesity Treatment Research

  • Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation

  • Living Kidney Transplantation

  • Home Dialysis

  • Diabetes Research in ESRD and Transplant

Studying at Thomas Jefferson University means learning and working alongside world-class physicians and educators. It also means training at one of the best medical facilities in the U.S., Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Students learn the art and science of Nephrology while caring for 80-100 new transplant patients annually. With access to the state-of-the-art Acute Dialysis Unit for chronic hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, we provide the best learning and training environment for students to grow and evolve into highly-skilled, experienced clinicians.