Aadil Kakajiwala  akakajiwala@wustl.edu

Nephrology

phone: (314) 286-1574

Clinical Interests

Acute Kidney Injury, Peritoneal Dialysis, Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy, Glomerulonephritis

Education

  • MBBS, Topiwala National Medical College2008
  • MSCI, Washington University in St. Louis2019

Training

  • Pediatric Residency, Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron2010 - 2013
  • Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia2013 - 2016
  • Certificate Course in Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania2014 - 2015

Licensure and Board Certification

  • OH, State of Ohio, State Medical Board 2013
  • The American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics 2013
  • American Board of Pediatrics 2013
  • MO, State of Missouri/ Division of Professional Registration 2015
  • The American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology 2018

Honors

  • Academic Excellence and Achieving Highest Marks in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Third M.B.,B.S. Final Examination, Topiwala National Medical College Global Alumni2008
  • American Society of Nephrology, Travel Grant, Kidney Week, Philadelphia2011
  • American Society of Pediatric Nephrology, Travel Grant2013
  • Neonatal Critical Care Award, Akron Children’s Hospital2013
  • Nicholas Libertin Award for Best Graduating Resident, Akron Children's Hospital2013
  • Resident Teaching Award, Akron Children’s Hospital2013
  • Pediatric Critical Care Award, Akron Children’s Hospital2013
  • Karen L. Campbell, PhD, Travel Support Program for Fellows, Travel Grant, Kidney Week, San Diego2015
  • CHOP Research Poster Day Winner (Clinical Research) for study entitled ‘Factors affecting continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) circuit clotting in children’2016
  • Pediatric Academic Society (PAS) Trainee Travel Grant, ASPN/PAS meeting, Baltimore2016

Recent Publications view all (14)


  1. Acute Hypocalcemia and Metabolic Alkalosis in Children on Cation-exchange Resin Therapy Case Reports in Nephrology. 2017. doi:10.1155/2017/6582613  
  2. Variability in measures of mineral metabolism in children on hemodialysis: impact on clinical decision-making. Pediatr Nephrol. 2017. PMID:28667458 
  3. Emerging biomarkers of chronic kidney disease in children. Pediatr Nephrol. 2017. PMID:28624980 
  4. Lack of Furosemide Responsiveness Predicts Acute Kidney Injury in Infants After Cardiac Surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017. PMID:28499652 
  5. The 'hole' story of a lung: Answers. Pediatr Nephrol. 2017;32(5):777-779. PMID:27432361 
  6. The 'hole' story of a lung: Questions. Pediatr Nephrol. 2017;32(5):773-775. PMID:27432360 
  7. Membrane pressures predict clotting of pediatric continuous renal replacement therapy circuits. Pediatr Nephrol. 2017. PMID:28247082 
  8. What is this chocolate milk in my circuit? A cause of acute clotting of a continuous renal replacement circuit: Questions. Pediatr Nephrol. 2016;31(12):2249-2251. PMID:26815660 
  9. What is this chocolate milk in my circuit? A cause of acute clotting of a continuous renal replacement circuit: Answers. Pediatr Nephrol. 2016;31(12):2253-2255. PMID:26817475 
  10. Cerebral Edema in a Child after Preemptive Kidney Transplantation J Pediatr Intensive Care. 2016. doi:10.1055/s-0036-1584682  
  11. Post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis associated with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome: to treat or not to treat with eculizumab? Clin Kidney J. 2016;9(1):90-6. PMCID:PMC4720198  PMID:26798467 
  12. Case 3: Abnormal Eye Movements and Congestion in a 3-month-old Boy. Pediatr Rev. 2015;36(12):551-3. PMID:26628737 
  13. Rapid Progression to ESRD in a Child with a Sporadic ACTN4 Mutation Clin Nephrol - Case Studies. 2015. doi:10.5414/CNCS108616  
  14. Pain Management in Pediatric Chronic Kidney Disease Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 
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