Division of Nephrology

Procedural Skills

  1. Become acquainted with the instrument and technologic requirements for Hemodialysis, Peritoneal dialysis, CVVH, and Charcoal Hemoperfusion;
  2. Indications for and technique of insertion of temporary vascular access for hemodialysis;
  3. Indications for and technique of percutaneous renal biopsy (native and transplanted) using automatic release biopsy needles under CT scan and ultrasound;
  4. Performance of and interpretation of urinalysis;
  5. Application and interpretation of renal ultrasound to evaluate native and transplanted kidneys, including doppler signals;
  6. Indications for, patient selection for, and complications of lithotripsy.

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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