Pediatric Nephrology

The Pediatric Nephrology Division at the University of Michigan excels in patient care, research, and physician training. The division's goals are to provide state-of-the-art care for patients with all forms of kidney disease from infancy through late adolescence, as well as to advance our knowledge about pediatric kidney diseases.

Matthais Wolf MD   
Director, Nephrology

Clinical Care

The Division of Pediatric Nephrology at the University of Michigan is staffed by a team of attending physicians, fellows, nurses, dietitians, a psychologist and social workers (see org chart). We practice in partnership across the Children’s Hospital to provide high quality, multi-disciplinary health care to meet the needs of each child and family.

Conditions we treat:

Learn more about our pediatric nephrology services here.


Our faculty and fellows lead highly successful clinical, translational, and health services research. These research programs are crucial components of our mission to improve the health and treatment options for children with kidney disease.

Learn more about our Research Program here.


Our NIH funded fellowship-training program has an excellent track record of preparing physicians in the clinical care of pediatric nephrology patients and for an academic career in pediatric nephrology.

The University of Michigan offers highly competitive salaries and tremendous benefits to our residents/fellows. An overview of salary, benefits and employment eligibility is available on the GME Office website, under “Prospective Residents/Fellows.

Learn more about our Fellowship Program here.


Dr. Martin

Watch Dr. Martin, Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, speak about the benefits of training at Michigan Medicine.


Training at Michigan Medicine video

Why Train in Pediatrics at Michigan Medicine?