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Clark D. West Endowed Chair

Director, Center for Acute Care Nephrology 

Medical Director, Pheresis Service

Co-Director, Heart Institute Research Core

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

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"Nephrology also allows me to practice across the entire spectrum of pediatric illness, from acute critical care, to chronic care and outpatient care."

My Biography & Research

Biography

As a pediatric kidney specialist, I treat children and adolescents in all areas of pediatric nephrology. These include general nephrology, acute kidney injury (AKI), dialysis, transplantation and tuberous sclerosis. I also consult on fetal care if there is a problem with the unborn baby’s kidneys.

I was drawn to the field of nephrology by the opportunity it presents to improve the outcomes for children with kidney problems. Working with children and their families, I help patients reach their full potential. Nephrology also allows me to practice across the entire spectrum of pediatric illness, from acute critical care, to chronic care and outpatient care.

My research is focused on short- and long-term outcomes for children who have AKI and those who are at risk for AKI. I’m interested in AKI epidemiology and outcomes, acute renal replacement therapy and investigation of novel urinary AKI biomarkers in the pediatric population.

In 2012, I established Prospective Pediatric AKI Research Group (ppAKI-RG). The ppAKI-RG is comprised of more than 60 centers around the world with the goal of improving outcomes for the child with, or at-risk for, AKI. This consortium focuses on multicentered research studies that are dedicated to understanding and treating AKI in pediatric patients. This group has completed three major, unprecedented national and international studies to accurately characterize pediatric AKI epidemiology, reduce AKI and improve patient outcomes.

I also developed the only pediatric-specific, acute-care nephrology subspecialty fellowship with graduates who are now leaders in the field of pediatric AKI.

Additional Languages

Spanish

Clinical Interests

Acute kidney injury; continuous renal replacement therapy; cardio-renal syndrome; nephrotoxic medication associated morbidity

Research Interests

Acute kidney injury epidemiology and biomarkers; heart failure associated chronic kidney disease; nephrotoxic medication associated acute kidney injury reduction

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Divisions

Nephrology and Hypertension, Dialysis, End-Stage Renal Disease, Tuberous Sclerosis, Nephrology - Acute Care, Heart, Colorectal Disorders, Fontan Management

Research Divisions

Cardiology, Nephrology and Hypertension, Heart



Blog Posts

Better AWAREness of Acute Kidney Injury Could Transform Intensive Care

Emergency and Critical Care

Better AWAREness of Acute Kidney Injury Could Transform Intensive Care

Stuart L. Goldstein, MD, FAAP, FNKF6/30/2019

7 Things Parents Need To Know About Nephrotoxic Medications

BlogRare and Complex Conditions

7 Things Parents Need To Know About Nephrotoxic Medications

By Stuart Goldstein, MD3/10/2016

My Locations

My Education

MD: Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, 1990.

Residency: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.

Fellowship: Pediatric Nephrology, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA.

My Publications

Severe Acute Kidney Injury and Mortality in Extremely Low Gestational Age Neonates. Hingorani, S; Schmicker, RH; Brophy, PD; Heagerty, PJ; Juul, SE; Goldstein, SL; Askenazi, D; PENUT Investigators, . Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN. 2021; 16:862-869.

Relationship of patent ductus arteriosus management with neonatal AKI. Selewski, DT; Askenazi, DJ; D’Angio, CT; Askenazi, D; Ambalavanan, N; Griffin, R; Goldstein, S; Nathan, A; Greenberg, J; Kent, A; et al. Journal of Perinatology. 2021; 41:1441-1447.

Risk of Progression to ESKD or Death in Adults With CKD: Three Paths Identified. Goldstein, SL. Kidney International Reports. 2021; 6:1492-1493.

Long-term Kidney Outcomes Following Childhood Acute Kidney Injury Receiving Dialysis: A Population-based Cohort Study. Robinson, C; Jeyakumar, N; Luo, B; Wald, R; Garg, A; Nash, D; McArthur, E; Greenberg, J; Askenazi, D; Mammen, C; et al. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN. 2021.

Developing an adolescent and adult Fontan Management Programme. Lubert, AM; Alsaied, T; Trout, AT; Dillman, JR; Palermo, JJ; Eichelbrenner, F; Kleier, K; Lorts, A; Anwar, N; Schecter, MG; et al. Cardiology in the Young. 2021; 1-6.

The application of omic technologies to research in sepsis-associated acute kidney injury. Hasson, D; Goldstein, SL; Standage, SW. Pediatric Nephrology. 2021; 36:1075-1086.

The Impact of Erythropoietin on Short- and Long-Term Kidney-Related Outcomes in Neonates of Extremely Low Gestational Age. Results of a Multicenter, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Randomized Clinical Trial. Askenazi, DJ; Heagerty, PJ; Schmicker, RH; Brophy, P; Juul, SE; Goldstein, SL; Hingorani, S; Comstock, BA; Wadhawan, R; Mayock, DE; et al. Journal of Pediatrics. 2021; 232:65-72.e7.

Quality improvement goals for pediatric acute kidney injury: pediatric applications of the 22nd Acute Disease Quality Initiative (ADQI) conference. Selewski, DT; Askenazi, DJ; Kashani, K; Basu, RK; Gist, KM; Harer, MW; Jetton, JG; Sutherland, SM; Zappitelli, M; Ronco, C; et al. Pediatric Nephrology. 2021; 36:733-746.

Long-Term Follow-Up After Pediatric Acute Kidney Injury: The Rates, They Are Not A-Changin'. Goldstein, SL. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2021; 22:437-439.

Preliminary Assessment of Acute Kidney Injury in Critically Ill Children Associated with SARS-CoV-2 Infection: A Multicenter Cross-Sectional Analysis. Bjornstad, EC; Krallman, KA; Askenazi, D; Zappitelli, M; Goldstein, SL; Basu, RK. Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN. 2021; 16:446-448.