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Kanwal K. Kher, MD

The Center for Heart, Lung and Kidney Disease

Division Chief, Nephrology

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics/Nephrology
National Provider Identifier1639256928

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Children's Outpatient Center in Frederick

5910 Frederick Crossing Lane, Suite 100
Frederick, MD 21704
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Phone: 301-682-6661
Appointments: (301)682-6661
Fax: 301-682-6668

Children's Outpatient Center in Upper Marlboro
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9440 Pennsylvania Avenue
Upper Marlboro, MD 20722
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Phone: 301-297-4000
Fax: 301-297-4050

Children's Outpatient Center in Annapolis

888 Bestgate Road
Suite 320
Annapolis, MD 21401
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Phone: 410-266-6582
Fax: 410-266-0943
Center Manager: Sheilah Pape

Children's Outpatient Center of Northern Virginia

3023 Hamaker Court
Suite 300, Third Floor
Fairfax, VA 22031
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Phone: 571-226-8380
Fax: 571-226-8362

Pediatric Specialists of Virginia - Arlington Boulevard, Fairfax

8505 Arlington Boulevard
Suite 400
Fairfax, VA 22031
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Phone: 703-876-2788
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education University of Kashmir Srinagar, Kashmir, India 1966
Medical School University of Delhi Delhi, India 1973
National & International Recognitions
Top DoctorsNorthern Virginia Magazine2013
Super DoctorsWashington Post Magazine2011
Best Physicians In Washington2008
Best Physicians In Washington2007
Best Physicians In Washington2005
Best Physicians In Washington2004
Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching 2003

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
FellowAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
MemberAmerican Society of Nephrology
MemberInternational Society of Nephrology
Member International Pediatric Nephrology Associat
MemberAmerican Society of Pediatric Nephrology
Conference Presentation - Poster, Fragale, M., Kher, K., Moylan, K., Silverstein, D.M., Sgambat, K. (2008), Comprehensive Assessment and Relationship Between Nutrition and Growth in Pediatric Hemodialysis Patients, Poster session presented at the 28th Annual Dialysis Conference, Orlando, FL

Conference Presentation - Poster, Kher, K., Moylan, K., Silverstein, D.M., Wilcox, J. (2008), Sensipar is Efficacious and Safe in Pediatric Dialysis, Poster session presented at the 28th Annual Dialysis Conference, Orlando, FL

Conference Presentation - Poster, Kher, K., Moudgi,l A. (2006), Differential Response of Mycophenolate Mofeteil (MMF) Therapy on the Clinical Course of Membranous Glomerulonephritis (MGN) and Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis Type 1 ( MPGN-1) in Children, Poster session presented at the American Society of Nephrology, San Diego, CA

Journal Article, Kher,K.K., Moudgil, A., Przygodzki, R.M. (2006), Successful Treatment of Renal Limited Sarcoidosis in a Child with Mycophenolate Mofetil, Pediatric Nephrology, 21, 281-285.

Journal Article, Atkins, C., Fitzgibbons, Hogg RJ, et al. (2006), Mycophenolate Mofetil in Children and Adults with IgA Nephropathy is Dose and Size Dependent, Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 1, 1167.

Journal Article, Hogg, R.J., Lee, J., Nardelli, et al (2006), Placebo-controlled Clinical Trial Evaluating Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Alternate Day Prednisone in Patients with IgA Nephropathy, Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 1, 467.

Journal Article, Kher, K.K., McBryde, K.D., Wilcox, J. (2005), Hyperphosphatemia Due to Fosphenytoin in a Pediatric ESRD Patient, Pediatric Nephrology, 20, 1182-1185.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Kher, K.K., McBryde, K.D., Moudgil, A., Przygodzki, R.M. (2005), Acute Renal Failure with Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drug Use In Children: A Case for Public Education, Poster session presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting

Book Chapter, Kher, K.K., Moxey-Mims, M.M. (2003), Acute and Chronic Renal Failure, In Kher, K.K., Moxey-Mims, M.M., In Clinical Pediatric Urology, 4th Edition, Oxford, ISIS Medical Media.

Book, Kher, K..K., Makker, S.P. (1992), Clinical Pediatric Nephrology, New York, NY, McGraw Hill Publishers.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Kanwal Kher, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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