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Authors > Scott J. Gilbert, MD

Scott J. Gilbert, MD, FASN is Associate Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and Fellowship Director of the William B. Schwatz Division of Nephrology at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. He is a co-author of the National Kidney Foundation Primer on Kidney Diseases, 7th Edition.

Dr. Gilbert received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and did his post-graduate work at Beth Israel Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.  He is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology.

Dr. Gilbert’s clinical interests are the treatment of CKD, renal artery stenosis, hemodialysis, and transplantation. His research interests include the management of lupus nephritis and the treatment of renal artery stenosis.

In the Tufts Division of Nephrology, Dr. Gilbert is the Director of the Fellowship Training Program and coordinates housestaff nephrology education, overseeing rotations on the ward and consult services and in the Kidney and Blood Pressure Center. He is also course director of the Pathophysiology course, leads the Renal Pathophysiology Section, and directs the Consultative Nephrology elective. Dr. GIlbert teaches Renal Pharmacology at the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University and Quantitative Physiology in the Department of Engineering at Boston University.

Dr. Gilbert has been published often in the peer-reviewed literature and is education editor for the American Journal of Kidney Diseases. He has received numerous teaching awards from Tufts University and Harvard University.