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Christina Nguyen, MD

Christina Nguyen, MD
Job Title Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5182 Phone
412-692-7443 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:
2006 Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Rootstown, Ohio 
2009 Pediatrics, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio
2012 Pediatric Nephrology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pa.


  • American Society of Transplantation, Chair of PCOP Website Workgroup
  • International Pediatric Transplantation Association
  • International Pediatric Nephrology Association
  • American Society of Pediatric Nephrology
  • American Society of Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics


  • 2011-2012 ASPN Fellow Travel Grant 
  • 2011-2012 T32 NIH Training Grant Recipient
  • 2009 2nd place Cleveland Clinic Research Day
  • 2008 American Society of Pediatric Nephrology Travel Grant Recipient
  • 2006 Summa Cum Laude
  • 2006 Gold Humanism Honor Society Nominee
  • 2002 Jerry R. Allison Award in Chemistry
  • 1999 Freshman Chemistry Award 
  • 1999 The Slaymaker-Kinsey Academic Achievement Award
  • 1999 Alpha Xi Delta Undergraduate National Scholarship Award


  • Christina Nguyen, Deepa Chand, Rudy Valentini. Book Chapter.  Renal Physiology.  Clinician’s Manual of Pediatric Nephrology. July 2011.
  • Christina Nguyen; Dale Bednarz; Michael Brier; Abubakr Iman; Deepa Chand.  A comparison of laboratory values in pediatric hemodialysis patients: does day of the week matter?  Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 2011 July 5.
  • Christina Nguyen, Ron Shapiro.  Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy after transplantation.  Editorial.  Pediatric Transplantation.  2011 Mar; 15(2) 126-127.
Last Update
August 7, 2012
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Last Update
August 7, 2012