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

The Division of Nephrology will receive $2.8 million from the NIH as part of the HEAL initiative to help people with opioid addiction.

Launch preparations are underway at Cape Canaveral for study of space flight effects on kidneys.

Dr. Wendell Patrick Fleet passed away on February 28, 2019. He had been a faculty member in the Department of Medicine for nearly 50 years.