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Oleh M. Akchurin, M.D., PhD

Pediatric Nephrology

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Personal Statement

I love taking care of children with kidney disorders because it is so rewarding to make a difference for the families who have kids with conditions that were untreatable just up until few decades ago. We still have to learn a lot about how to fight better with various kidney diseases and how to provide best possible care to our patients, which is impossible without everyone, including sick children and their families, being part of the team and contributing to our collective effort.

Biographical Info

Dr. Akchurin graduated from medical school in Vinnica Medical University in Ukraine. After practicing pediatrics in Ukraine for four years, Dr. Akchurin decided to continue his career in the United States. He did his Pediatric Residency in Women’s and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo/State University of New York at Buffalo and his Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Montefiore / Albert Einstein College of Medicine.His clinical expertise includes chronic kidney disease, especially in young children and infants, including issues related to growth and nutrition of this category of patients.    Dr. Akchurin’s research is related to growth, nutrition, and inflammatory and metabolic changes in children with chronic kidney disease, as well as quality assurance efforts aimed to improve medication adherence.

Honors and Awards
  1. 2017.  New York Super Doctor - Rising Star
  2. 2014. Alison Norris Nephrology Fellow Award of the NYAM / NY Society of Nephrology
  3. 2013. New York Society of Nephrology, Outstanding
    Research Award during Nephrology Fellowship
  4. 2013, 2014.  American Society of Pediatric Nephrology, presentation award at PAS meeting
  5. 2003. Medical School Diploma Cum Laude
Board Certifications
American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Nephrology)
Clinical Expertise
Kidney Disease
Kidney Transplant
Dialysis
Glomerulonephritis
Hypertension
High Blood Pressure
Kidney Stones
Nephrotic Syndrome
Hematuria
Proteinuria
Enuresis
Urinary Problems and Treatment
Disorder of Electrolytes
Languages
English
Education 
  • Ph.D.
    Vinnitsa Medical School (Ukraine)
    2007
  • B.S.
    Taras Shevchenko Kiev University (Ukraine)
    2004
  • M.D.
    Vinnitsa Medical School (Ukraine)
    2003
Appointments 
  • Assistant Attending Pediatrician
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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