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

RossDr. Michael Ross Named Chief, Division of Nephrology
Dr. Ross was named Chief of the Division of Nephrology, beginning June 1, 2017.

Dr. Victor Schuster Named 2015 AAAS Fellow
Dr. Schuster was elected a 2015 AAAS Fellow for "his outstanding contributions to medicine and biochemistry, including the critical identification of the prostaglandin transporter, and for contributions as a distinguished educator and physician."

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).


Division Chief

Michael RossMichael Ross, MD (bio)
Chief, Division of Nephrology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Ullmann 615-C
Bronx, New York 10461
Telephone: 718-430-8768
Email: michael.ross@einstein.yu.edu 

Message from the Chief 



Renal Grand Rounds 


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Bronx, Ny 10461

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