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Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Nephrology, 2007
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 2004
    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • Internship Program, Pediatrics, 2002
    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • MD, 2001
    Tulane University School of Medicine
  • BS, 1996
    University of Wisconsin

Board Certifications

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

Awards & Recognition

  • Top Doctors Washingtonian (2019, 2018)

National Provider ID: 1740400902


Shamir Tuchman, M.D., 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.

This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has a working relationship (i.e. consulting, research, and/or educational services) with the companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the health system leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.

Outside Interests

  • Galderma Pharmaceuticals
  • Chiltern, Inc.

Interpretation of Biomarkers of Bone Metabolism in Children Impact of Growth Velocity and Body Size in Healthy Children and Chronic Disease

(2008) Interpretation of Biomarkers of Bone Metabolism in Children: Impact of Growth Velocity and Body Size in Healthy Children and Chronic Disease.

Vitamin D Deficiency and Parathyroid Hormone Levels Following Renal Transplantation in Children

(2010) Pediatr Nephrol

4.9 / 5 4.9 out of 5 stars (based on 52 Patient/Family Ratings)

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