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Farzana Perwad, M.D.

Farzana Perwad, M.D.

Assistant Adjunct Professor
Division of Pediatric Nephrology
Department of Pediatrics

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415-502 6171
415-476 2423
415-476 9976  - Fax

Kidney Transplant Program (415) 353-8377
Renal Center (415) 476-2423
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  • Kasturba Medical College 1995
  • Miami Children's Hospital, Pediatrics 2001
  • UCSF Medical Center, Pediatric Nephrology, 2005
  • American Board of Pediatrics - General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Nephrology Subspecialty
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Living Donor Kidney Transplantation
  • Pediatric Kidney Transplantation
  • Pediatric Transplant Nephrology
  • Bone diseases in children
  • Genetic and acquired disorders of calcium
  • Pphosphorus and vitamin D metabolism
  1. Perwad F, Portale AA. Vitamin D metabolism in the kidney: Regulation by phosphorus and fibroblast growth factor 23. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2011 Dec 5; 347(1-2):17-24. 
  2. Ranch D, Zhang MY, Portale AA, Perwad F. Fibroblast growth factor 23 regulates renal 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D and phosphate metabolism via the MAP kinase signaling pathway in Hyp mice. J Bone Miner Res. 2011 Aug; 26(8):1883-90. 
  3. Perwad F, Zhang MY, Tenenhouse HS, Portale AA. Fibroblast growth factor 23 impairs phosphorus and vitamin D metabolism in vivo and suppresses 25-hydroxyvitamin D-1alpha-hydroxylase expression in vitro. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2007 Nov; 293(5):F1577-83. 
  4. Kim CJ, Kaplan LE, Perwad F, Huang N, Sharma A, Choi Y, Miller WL, Portale AA. Vitamin D 1alpha-hydroxylase gene mutations in patients with 1alpha-hydroxylase deficiency. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Aug; 92(8):3177-82. 
  5. Perwad F, Azam N, Zhang MY, Yamashita T, Tenenhouse HS, Portale AA. Dietary and serum phosphorus regulate fibroblast growth factor 23 expression and 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D metabolism in mice. Endocrinology. 2005 Dec; 146(12):5358-64. 

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