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Kidney Transplant Director (physician)

  • Job ID: 2100029B
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: 51860 UPP18 PEDS Nephrology
  • Location: 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15224
  • Union Position: no
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour


The Division of Nephrology at the UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is recruiting for a BC/BE Pediatric Nephrologist, with fellowship training or practice experience in Pediatric Transplant Nephrology for a Medical Director of Pediatric Kidney Transplantation. The starting salary will be commensurate based upon training and experience.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing exceptional clinical care to children with all types of kidney disease, including chronic kidney diseases in outpatient and inpatient settings within the UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. The Medical Director of Pediatric Kidney Transplantation will oversee pediatric kidney transplant operations and work with the Division Director to optimize quality and patient care, improve patient access and experience, and oversee the clinical expansion of the kidney transplant service within and outside of the Western Pennsylvania region. 

The Division of Nephrology at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh is a leading clinical and research enterprise in nephrology and is among the most distinguished pediatric nephrology units in the nation, ranked 13th in the nation by US News and World Report in 2020-2021.

UPMC is celebrating 40 years of innovative transplant care. UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh established the nation’s first pediatric transplant center in 1981 under the guidance of transplant pioneer Thomas E. Starzl, MD, PhD. Today, UPMC is one the leading centers for pediatric transplantation in the United States.

The UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh has been named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World report’s 2020-2021 list of “American’s Best Children’s Hospitals,” UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh is a 315-bed free-standing children’s hospital located in the thriving Lawrenceville section of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh cares for over 80% of all hospitalized children (and over 90% of all hospitalized children under the age of 12) in our region, a catchment area that includes Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio, Northern West Virginia, and Southwestern New York.  Overlooking the Allegheny River and much of the metropolitan area, the hospital stands minutes away from the downtown cultural district, home stadiums for three major sports teams, an internationally recognized culinary scene, and renowned centers of higher learning in the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie-Mellon University.


We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity. The University of Pittsburgh and UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh are equal opportunity employers. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/veterans are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should forward their curriculum vitae to Carlton M. Bates, MD, Division Director - Nephrology, Vice Chair of Basic Research, and Professor of Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, at [email protected]


The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity, EOE, including disability/vets.

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