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Shamir Tuchman, MD

The Center for Heart, Lung and Kidney Disease

Departments
Nephrology

Programs
Urinary Stone Clinic

View CRI Profile for Shamir Tuchman
Specialties: Kidney Stone Disease

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics/Nephrology
National Provider Identifier1740400902
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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
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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
1-800-787-0467
Fax: 571-226-8362
Biography

Dr. Tuchman is a pediatric nephrologist with a special interest in pediatric kidney stone disease as well as calcium, phosphorus, and vitamin D metabolism. He has both clinical and research expertise in determinants of stone risk in children, bone mineral metabolism alterations in hypercalciuria, and vitamin D status in kidney transplant patients.
Education
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education University of Wisconsin Bachelor of Science 1993 -1996
Medical School Tulane University School of Medicine New Orleans, LADoctor of Medicine 1997 -2001
National & International Recognitions
AwardInstitutionEventYear
Top DoctorsNorthern Virginia Magazine2013
Publications
Journal Article, 3. Tuchman, S, Kalkwarf, H.J, Zemel, B.S., Shults, J., Wetzsteon, R.J., Foerster, D, Strife, C.F., Leonard, M.B. (2010), Vitamin D Deficiency and Parathyroid Hormone Levels Following Renal Transplantation in Children,, Pediatr Nephrol, In Press.

Journal Article, Prytula, A, Iijima K, Kamei K, Geary D, Gottlich E, Majeed A, Taylor M, Marks SD, Tuchman S, Filler G, Smith G, Tullus K. (2010), Rituximab in Refractory Nephrotic Syndrome. , Ped Neph, 25, (3), 461-468.

Other, Tuchman S, Thayu M, Shults J, Zemel BS, Burnham JM, Leonard MB. (2008), Interpretation of Biomarkers of Bone Metabolism in Children: Impact of Growth Velocity and Body Size in Healthy Children and Chronic Disease., Interpretation of Biomarkers of Bone Metabolism in Children: Impact of Growth Velocity and Body Size in Healthy Children and Chronic Disease., 153, (4), 484-490.
 


   
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