Dr. Stuart Shankland
Stuart J. Shankland, MD, MBA
Division Head
Belding H. Scribner Endowed Chair of Medicine

About us

Nephrology is the branch of internal medicine devoted to the study, diagnosis, and treatment of kidney disease. The Division of Nephrology at the University of Washington is dedicated to providing excellent medical care for patients with hypertension, diabetic kidney disease, glomerulonephritis, acute and chronic renal failure, and for kidney transplantation through research and education.

Our stories

An automated system that uses robots has been designed to rapidly produce human mini-organs derived from stem cells.

Congratulations to Drs. Daniel Cabrera and Bessie Young who have been appointed to new leadership positions.

Implantable cardioverter defibrillators are associated with increased risk of hospitalization.