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Locations

  • Main Hospital

    Washington, District of Columbia 20010
    1-888-884-BEAR (2327)

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Nephrology, 2007
    Children's Hospital of Boston
  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Nephrology, 2005
    Children's Hospital Boston
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 2004
    St. Louis Children's Hospital
  • Internship Program, Pediatrics, 2002
    St. Louis Children's Hospital
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1998
    North Middlesex Hospital, UK
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1997
    North Middlesex Hospital, UK
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1996
    Royal Alexandra Hospital Children's Hospital
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1996
    North Middlesex Hospital, UK
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1995
    BUPA Alexandra Hospital
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1995
    University College Hospital
  • Residency Program, General Pediatrics, 1994
    King Edward VIII Hospital
  • Internship Program, Rotating Internship, 1992
    King Edward VIII Hospital
  • MD, 1991
    University of the Witwatersrand

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Nephrology

Awards & Recognition

  • Top Doctors No Va Magazine (2018)

National Provider ID: 1073717161


Biography

Kirtida Mistry, M.D., completed training in pediatric nephrology at Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School. She is clinical associate professor of pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. She is board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric nephrology. She serves as medical director of the Children's National Health System Dialysis Program, providing leadership in the care of patients with advanced kidney disease, especially those requiring dialysis. She passionately strives to improve patient outcomes, with a focus on quality improvement, patient safety, education and advocacy.

Dr. Mistry has a special interest in the bone and cardiovascular health of children with kidney disease. She initiated the Hypertension Clinic at Children's National. This clinic provides comprehensive care to those children with suspected or diagnosed high blood pressure, with a focus on evaluation, investigation and management of hypertension. The clinic performs 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, echocardiography in association with the Cardiology service and consultation with the dietitian.

Dr. Mistry also is passionate about enhancing the education of trainees and nurses at Children's National. She was awarded the Golden Apple Award 2011-2012 by the Pediatric House Staff Association for excellence in teaching. She is a member of the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology and serves on their Training and Certification Committee. She also is a member of the American Society of Nephrology, International Pediatric Nephrology Association, and the International Pediatric Dialysis Network.

AcidBase Homeostasis

(2009) Pediatric Nephrology.

Dialysis disequilibrium syndrome occurring during continuous renal replacement therapy

(2013) Clinical Kidney Journal

Novel Mutations in NPHP4 in a Consanguineous Family with Histologic Findings of Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis

(2007) American Journal of Kidney Disease

Tools for the Diagnosis of Renal Disease

(2009) Pediatric Nephrology in the ICU