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Larry Greenbaum, MD, PhD

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Division of Nephrology
Department of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine

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• Medical Degree: Yale University, New Haven, CT
• Doctoral Degree: Immunology, Yale University, New Haven, CT
• Residency: Pediatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
• Fellowship: Pediatric Nephrology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
• Certification: Sub-board in Pediatric Nephrology

Medical Interests

• General Nephrology
• Nephrotic Syndrome
• Atypical HUS
• Cystinosis
• Electrolyte and tubular disorders

Areas of research interest include:

• Chronic Kidney Disease
• Nephrotic Syndrome
• Urinary Tract Infections

Professional/Scientific Societies

• American Society of Pediatric Nephrology, President
• Nephrology Section, American Academy of Pediatrics, Past Chair
• International Pediatric Nephrology Association, Executive Committee
• American Society of Nephrology
• National Kidney Foundation
• International Society of Nephrology


• Author or co-author of more than 240 articles, abstracts and book chapters
• Invited lecturer to more than 100 local, national and international conferences and meetings
• Co-editor of the textbooks, Clinical Pediatric Nephrology, Renal and Urologic Abnormalities in the Perinatal Period, and Practical Strategies in Pediatric Diagnosis and Therapy


• Career Development Mentor Award, Emory Department of Pediatrics, 2017
• Best Doctors in America selection, 2003 to 2017
• Outstanding Teacher of Residents, Pediatrics, 2001, 2002, 2005
• Outstanding Teacher of Medical Students, Pediatrics, 1998, 2001
• Mead Johnson fellow award for teaching excellence (UCLA), 1994, 1995
• Alpha Omega Alpha (Yale University), 1990
• New England Pediatric Society Pediatric Prize (Yale University), 1990
• Squibb Senior Thesis Prize in Biochemistry (Princeton University), 1983
• Phi Beta Kappa (Princeton University), 1983
• Magna cum laude (Princeton University), 1983

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