Kiran K Upadhyay

Kiran K Upadhyay, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor

Department: MD-PEDS-NEPHROLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 273-9180
Business Email: kupadhyay@ufl.edu

About Kiran K Upadhyay

Kiran Upadhyay MD, is an associate professor of pediatrics and is a board-certified pediatric nephrologist. He maintains board certification in both General Pediatrics and Pediatric Nephrology. After completing his fellowship at Children’s National Medical Center, George Washington University in 2011, he held academic appointments at two other universities. He joined University of Florida in the Division of Pediatric Nephrology in 2013. He is the medical director of pediatric kidney transplantation program at University of Florida, which is UNOS-accredited and recognized as a center of excellence by LifeTrac Transplant Network. His other areas of expertise include dialysis and extracorporeal therapies, kidney biopsy, hypertension, as well as management of children and adolescents with all types of renal pathologies. He is certified in biostatistics from University of California San Diego in 2020.

Accomplishments

Faculty Enhancement Opportunity Award
2019 · University of Florida
Certificate of Appreciation: For Excellence in Pediatric Medical Student Education
2011 · George Washington University
Fellow Research Presentation Award
2011 · American Society of Pediatric Nephrology
Full Travel Grant: “International Conference on Dialysis: Advances in CKD”
2011 · Renal Research Institute
Full Travel Grant: “International Conference on Dialysis: Advances in CKD”
2010 · Renal Research Institute
Fellow Research Presentation Award
2009 · American Society of Pediatric Nephrology
Outstanding Pediatric Research Activity Award
2008 · Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center
Physician Recognition Award with Commendation
2007-2013 · American Medical Association
Continuing Medical Education and Continuing Professional Development Award
2007 · American Academy of Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Nephrology
    American Board of Pediatrics-2012
  • Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics- 2008 and 2018

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Subspecialties
  • Pediatric Nephrology
Areas of Interest
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Kidney transplant
  • Renovascular hypertension

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0002-8441-0220

Areas of Interest
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Renal Transplantation

Publications

2021
An unusal occurrence of erythrocytosis in a child with nephrotic syndrome and advanced chronic kidney disease
Pediatric Reports. 13:463-469 [DOI] 10.3390/pediatric13030053.
2021
Collapsing Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis and Acute Kidney Injury Associated With Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-Cell (CAR-T) Therapy: A CASE Report
Kidney Medicine. [DOI] 10.1016/j.xkme.2021.06.011.
2021
Concomitant nephrotic syndrome and tubulointerstitial nephritis in a child with Epstein-Barr virus mononucleosis
BMJ Case Reports. 14(2) [DOI] 10.1136/bcr-2020-240108. [PMID] 33541950.
2021
Delayed Onset Minimal Change Disease as a Manifestation of Lupus Podocytopathy
Clinics and Practice. 11(4):747-754 [DOI] 10.3390/clinpract11040089. [PMID] 34698110.
2021
End stage renal disease in a child with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis associated with a homozygous NUP93 variant
Clinical Case Reports.
2021
Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia presenting as a recurrent epistaxis in an adolescent: A case report.
World journal of clinical pediatrics. 10(1):1-6 [DOI] 10.5409/wjcp.v10.i1.1. [PMID] 33511041.
2021
Identification of anxiety and depression among adolescent kidney transplant recipients: A cross-sectional observational study
Journal of Pediatric Health Care.
2021
Renal transplant hydroureteronephrosis as a manifestation of rejection: an under-recognized entity?
Case Reports in Nephrology and Dialysis. (11):87-94 [DOI] 10.1159/000514199.
2021
Unmasking of Gitelman Syndrome during Pregnancy in an Adolescent with Thyrotoxic Crisis
Pediatric Reports. [DOI] 10.3390/pediatric13040075.
2020
BK virus encephalitis and end‐stage renal disease in a child with hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
Pediatric Transplantation. 24(6) [DOI] 10.1111/petr.13739.
2020
COVID-19 in children treated with immunosuppressive medication for kidney diseases
Archives of disease in childhood. 1-4 [DOI] 10.1136/archdischild-2020-320616. [PMID] 33355203.
2020
Efficacy of Antihypertensive Therapy in a Child with Unilateral Focal Fibromuscular Dysplasia of the Renal Artery: A Case Study and Review of Literature
Medicines. 7(2) [DOI] 10.3390/medicines7020009. [PMID] 32093171.
2020
Gross Hematuria as a Presenting Feature of Posterior Urethral Valves in a Neonate with Normal Antenatal Sonograms
Medicines. 7(1) [DOI] 10.3390/medicines7010005. [PMID] 31936198.
2020
IgA vasculitis with nephritis in cirrhotic Wilson disease: Is there an association?
Clinical nephrology. Case studies. 8:80-84 [DOI] 10.5414/CNCS110268. [PMID] 33062584.
2020
Limited Utility of Serology and Heterophile Test in the Early Diagnosis of Epstein–Barr Virus Mononucleosis in a Child after Renal Transplantation
Medicines. 7(4) [DOI] 10.3390/medicines7040021. [PMID] 32331303.
2020
Mild COVID‐19 in a pediatric renal transplant recipient
American Journal of Transplantation. 20(10):2942-2945 [DOI] 10.1111/ajt.16003. [PMID] 32406181.
2020
Persistent viral shedding despite seroconversion in a kidney transplant recipient with severe extrapulmonary COVID-19
BMJ Case Reports. 13(11) [DOI] 10.1136/bcr-2020-239612. [PMID] 33168542.
2020
Renal dysplasia masquerading as a renal mass in a child on hemodialysis
Hemodialysis International. 24(2) [DOI] 10.1111/hdi.12818.
2020
Transplant renal artery stenosis in a child with BK nephropathy
Pediatric Transplantation. 24(1) [DOI] 10.1111/petr.13629. [PMID] 31815337.
2019
A painless nodule on the gingiva of a 14-year-old girl
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2019
Decidual cast
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2019
End-stage renal disease secondary to anti-glomerular basement membrane disease in a child with common variable immunodeficiency.
Clinical Nephrology. 1(7):1-6
2019
Isolated abdominal nocardiosis in a pediatric renal transplant recipient
Pediatric Transplantation. 23(4) [DOI] 10.1111/petr.13392.
2018
Dopamine D2 receptor upregulates leptin and IL-6 in adipocytes.
Journal of lipid research. 59(4):607-614 [DOI] 10.1194/jlr.M081000. [PMID] 29472382.
2018
Estimating Time to ESRD in Children With CKD.
American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation. 71(6):783-792
2016
Cytomegalovirus transmission in pediatric renal transplant recipients during the window period.
Pediatric transplantation. 20(1):172-7 [DOI] 10.1111/petr.12654. [PMID] 26691349.
2016
Depressive Symptoms in Children with Chronic Kidney Disease
Journal of Pediatrics. 168:164-170
2016
Kidney Disease Progression in Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease
Journal of Pediatrics. 171:196-201
2016
Kidney Disease Progression in Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease
Journal of Pediatrics. 171:196-201
2015
An unusual case of recurrent hypokalemic paralysis in an adolescent: Questions and Answers.
Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany). 30(9):1437-41 [DOI] 10.1007/s00467-014-2914-4. [PMID] 25164791.
2015
Anorexia nervosa in a pediatric renal transplant recipient and its reversal with cyclosporine.
Pediatric transplantation. 19(3):E78-82 [DOI] 10.1111/petr.12442. [PMID] 25661468.
2014
Highest serum creatinine ever reported in a child.
Hemodialysis international. International Symposium on Home Hemodialysis. 18(4):849-50 [DOI] 10.1111/hdi.12213. [PMID] 25178714.
2014
Renal development: a complex process dependent on inductive interaction.
Current pediatric reviews. 10(2):107-14 [PMID] 25088264.
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2014
Solid organ transplantation following end-organ failure in recipients of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in children
Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany). 29(8):1337-1347
2012
Safety and efficacy of alemtuzumab in the treatment of late acute renal allograft rejection.
Pediatric transplantation. 16(3):286-93 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1399-3046.2011.01615.x. [PMID] 22118373.
2011
Serum uric acid is associated with high blood pressure in pediatric hemodialysis patients.
Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany). 26(7):1123-8 [DOI] 10.1007/s00467-011-1875-0. [PMID] 21479872.
2010
Anti-erythropoietin antibodies followed by endogenous erythropoietin production in a dialysis patient.
Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany). 25(5):971-6 [DOI] 10.1007/s00467-009-1406-4. [PMID] 20091055.
2009
The regulation of proximal tubular salt transport in hypertension: an update.
Current opinion in nephrology and hypertension. 18(5):412-20 [DOI] 10.1097/MNH.0b013e32832f5775. [PMID] 19654544.
2005
Congenital myotonic dystrophy.
Fetal diagnosis and therapy. 20(6):512-4 [PMID] 16260886.
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Grants

Feb 2010 – Jul 2016
Chronic Kidney Disease in Children (CKiD)
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: CHILDRENS HOSP PHILADELPHIA via NATL INST OF HLTH

Education

Biostatistics
2020 · University of California, San Diego
Fellowship – Pediatric Nephrology
2011 · Childrens National Medical Center, George Washington University, Washington DC
Residency – Pediatrics
2008 · Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
2002 · B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Nepal

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018
MDT7400 Elect Top/Pediatrics

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-9180
Emails:
Business:
kupadhyay@ufl.edu