Division of Nephrology


The Einstein Nephrology Fellowship Training Program offers 2-year and 3-year clinical and research training options. more info 


Research areas include cell biology of glomerular injury, the physiology of prostaglandin transport and actions in the kidney, the biochemistry of uremia and and its clinical correlates, Vitamin D deficiency and acidosis, acute kidney injury and its prevention, facets of transplantation including gene transcription profiling and bone disease, vascular access and its complications, and prevention of various complications of ESRD. more info 


Einstein-Montefiore Nephrology faculty listing.

About the Division

With a distinguished history of research, clinical care, and prominence in American academic nephrology, the Albert Einstein Division of Nephrology is an exciting place to train, work and learn. more info 

Faculty News

Dr. Enver Akalin Nephrology Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Health Systems Bronx NYDr. Enver Akalin Serving Leadership Roles in Nephrology, Transplantation
Dr. Enver Akalin has been appointed 2015-2016 Vice President and 2016-2017 President of the New York Society of Nephrology (NYSN), and recently began as Chair of the American Society of Transplantation (AST) Transplantation and Immunology Research Network (TIRN) Scientific Review Committee.

Michal Melamed Nephrology Department of Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NYDr. Michal Melamed Receives First-Time NIH R01 Grant for Study of Dietary Supplements Against Kidney Disease
The NIH has awarded Michal Melamed, M.D. $3.5 million over five years to take part in its ongoing VITamin D and OmegA-3 TriaL (VITAL).

Nephrology Welcomes Dr. Yelena Drexler
Dr. Yelena Drexler has joined the Division of Nephrology as Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Einstein and an attending physician at Montefiore Medical Center.


Interim Division Chief

Vaughn Folkert, M.D (bio)

Professor of Clinical Medicine 



Renal Grand Rounds 


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Albert Einstein College of Medicine
615, Ullmann Building
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Bronx, Ny 10461

Phone: 718.430.3158
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