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Deepa H. Chand, MD, MHSA

  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pediatrics
Board Certification:
  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pediatrics
Faculty Rank: Associate Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Pediatrics
Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center - Pediatric Nephrology
Clinical Expertise:
  • Dialysis
  • Kidney abnormalities, congenital
  • Kidney disease
  • Kidney stones
  • Kidney transplant
Research Interests:
  • Kidney dialysis
  • Chronic kidney disease
Languages Spoken:
  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
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  • Rush Pediatric Medical Service Plan
  • Professional Building
  • 1725 W. Harrison St.
  • Suite 710
  • Chicago, IL  60612
  • Phone: (312) 942-3034
  • Fax: (312) 942-4370
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Barriers, biases, and beliefs about arteriovenous fistula placement in children: A survey of the International Pediatric Fistula First Initiative (IPFFI) within the Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium (MWPNC).
    Chand DH, Geary D, Patel H, Greenbaum LA, Nailescu C, Brier ME, Valentini RP
    Hemodial Int
    2014 May 28
  2. Tobacco exposure in children and adolescents with chronic kidney disease: parental behavior and knowledge. A study from the Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium.
    Omoloja A, Stolfi A, Chand D, Laskin B, Gipson D, Patel H, Smith JA, Chishti A
    Clin. Nephrol.
    2014 May
  3. Gaining the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) perspective in chronic kidney disease: a Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium study.
    Selewski DT, Massengill SF, Troost JP, Wickman L, Messer KL, Herreshoff E, Bowers C, Ferris ME, Mahan JD, Greenbaum LA, MacHardy J, Kapur G, Chand DH, Goebel J, Barletta GM, Geary D, Kershaw DB, Pan CG, Gbadegesin R, Hidalgo G, Lane JC, Leiser JD, Song PX, Thissen D, Liu Y, Gross HE, DeWalt DA, Gipson DS
    Pediatr. Nephrol.
    2014 Jun 9
  4. Gaining the PROMIS perspective from children with nephrotic syndrome: a Midwest pediatric nephrology consortium study.
    Gipson DS, Selewski DT, Massengill SF, Wickman L, Messer KL, Herreshoff E, Bowers C, Ferris ME, Mahan JD, Greenbaum LA, MacHardy J, Kapur G, Chand DH, Goebel J, Barletta GM, Geary D, Kershaw DB, Pan CG, Gbadegesin R, Hidalgo G, Lane JC, Leiser JD, et al.
    Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2013
    2013 Mar 4
    11:30. doi: 10.1186/1477-7525-11-30.
  5. The quality of cardiovascular disease care for adolescents with kidney disease: a Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium study.
    Hooper DK, Williams JC, Carle AC, Amaral S, Chand DH, Ferris ME, Patel HP, Licht C, Barletta GM, Zitterman V, Mitsnefes M, Patel UD.
    Pediatr Nephrol. 2013
    2013 Jun
    28(6):939-49. doi: 10.1007/s00467-013-2419-6. Epub 2013 Feb 17.
  6. A comparison of laboratory values in pediatric hemodialysis patients: does day of the week matter?
    Nguyen C, Bednarz D, Brier ME, Imam A, Chand DH.
    Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2012
    2012 Feb
    27(2):816-9. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfr385. Epub 2011 Jul 5.
  7. Influenza vaccine after pediatric kidney transplant: a Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium study.
    Nailescu C, Xu X, Zhou H, Hall H, Wilson AC, Leiser JD, Chand DH, Valentini RP, Hebert D, Mahan JD.
    Pediatr Nephrol. 2011
    2011 Mar
    26(3):459-67. doi: 10.1007/s00467-010-1729-1. Epub 2010 Dec 22.
  8. Cigarette smoking and second-hand smoking exposure in adolescents with chronic kidney disease: a study from the Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium.
    Omoloja A, Chand D, Greenbaum L, Wilson A, Bastian V, Ferris M, Bernert J, Stolfi A, Patel H.
    Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2011
    2011 Mar
    26(3):908-13. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfq475. Epub 2010 Aug 4.
  9. Chronic kidney disease, pediatric nephrologists, and tobacco counseling: perceptions and practice patterns. A study from the Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium.
    Bruner K, Chand D, Patel H, Stolfi A, Omoloja A.
    J Pediatr. 2011
    2011 Jul
    159(1):155-157.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2011.03.024. Epub 2011 May 17.
  10. Administration of a pediatric dialysis unit: the basics.
    Chand DH.
    Ren Fail. 2010
    2010 Jan
    32(1):10-3. doi: 10.3109/08860220903366132. Review.
  11. Multicenter study of effects of pediatric peritoneal dialysis practices on bacterial peritonitis.
    Chand DH, Brier ME, Strife CF; Medical Review Board of The Renal Network, Inc.
    Pediatr Nephrol. 2010
    2010 Jan
    25(1):149-53. doi: 10.1007/s00467-009-1295-6.
  12. High prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and associated left ventricular hypertrophy in pediatric renal transplant recipients.
    Wilson AC, Greenbaum LA, Barletta GM, Chand D, Lin JJ, Patel HP, Mitsnefes M.
    Pediatr Transplant. 2010
    2010 Feb
    14(1):52-60. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-3046.2009.01141.x. Epub 2009 Feb 22.
  13. Fluid overload and mortality in children receiving continuous renal replacement therapy: the prospective pediatric continuous renal replacement therapy registry.
    Sutherland SM, Zappitelli M, Alexander SR, Chua AN, Brophy PD, Bunchman TE, Hackbarth R, Somers MJ, Baum M, Symons JM, Flores FX, Benfield M, Askenazi D, Chand D, Fortenberry JD, Mahan JD, McBryde K, Blowey D, Goldstein SL.
    Am J Kidney Dis. 2010
    2010 Feb
    55(2):316-25. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2009.10.048. Epub 2009 Dec 30.
  14. A vascular access team can increase AV fistula creation in pediatric ESRD patients: a single center experience.
    Chand DH, Bednarz D, Eagleton M, Krajewski L.
    Semin Dial. 2009
    2009 Nov-Dec
    22(6):679-83. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-139X.2009.00638.x. Epub 2009 Oct 2.
  15. Hemodialysis vascular access options in pediatrics: considerations for patients and practitioners.
    Chand DH, Valentini RP, Kamil ES.
    Pediatr Nephrol. 2009
    2009 Jun
    24(6):1121-8. doi: 10.1007/s00467-008-0812-3. Epub 2008 Apr 8. Review.
  16. Daily remote peritoneal dialysis monitoring: an adjunct to enhance patient care.
    Chand DH, Bednarz D.
    Perit Dial Int. 2008
    2008 Sep-Oct
  17. Obstacles to the prescribing of growth hormone in children with chronic kidney disease.
    Greenbaum LA, Hidalgo G, Chand D, Chiang M, Dell K, Kump T, Peschansky L, Smith HK, Boyle M, Kopf M, Metz LC, Kamel M, Mahan JD.
    Pediatr Nephrol. 2008
    2008 Sep
    23(9):1531-5. doi: 10.1007/s00467-008-0857-3. Epub 2008 Jun 5.
  18. International pediatric fistula first initiative: a call to action.
    Chand DH, Valentini RP.
    Am J Kidney Dis. 2008
    2008 Jun
    51(6):1016-24. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2008.02.309. Review.
  19. Central venous lines for chronic hemodialysis: survey of the Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium.
    Valentini RP, Geary DF, Chand DH.
    Pediatr Nephrol. 2008
    2008 Feb
    23(2):291-5. Epub 2007 Nov 16.
  20. Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) after stem cell transplantation. A report from the prospective pediatric CRRT Registry Group.
    Flores FX, Brophy PD, Symons JM, Fortenberry JD, Chua AN, Alexander SR, Mahan JD, Bunchman TE, Blowey D, Somers MJ, Baum M, Hackbarth R, Chand D, McBryde K, Benfield M, Goldstein SL.
    Pediatr Nephrol. 2008
    2008 Apr
    23(4):625-30. doi: 10.1007/s00467-007-0672-2. Epub 2008 Jan 29.
  21. Influence of vascular access type on outcome measures in patients on maintenance hemodialysis.
    Chand DH, Teo BW, Fatica RA, Brier M; Medical Review Board of The Renal Network, Inc.
    Nephron Clin Pract. 2008
    108(2):c91-8. doi: 10.1159/000113525. Epub 2008 Jan 22.
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