Aadil Kakajiwala  akakajiwala@wustl.edu


phone: (314) 286-1574

Clinical Interests

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


  • MBBS, Topiwala National Medical College2008


  • Pediatric Residency, Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron2010 - 2013
  • Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia2013 - 2016

Licensure and Board Certification

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


  • 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 (11)

  1. The 'hole' story of a lung: Answers. Pediatr Nephrol. 2017;32(5):777-779. PMID:27432361 
  2. The 'hole' story of a lung: Questions. Pediatr Nephrol. 2017;32(5):773-775. PMID:27432360 
  3. Lack of furosemide responsiveness predicts acute kidney injury in infants following cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017. 
  4. Membrane pressures predict clotting of pediatric continuous renal replacement therapy circuits. Pediatr Nephrol. 2017. PMID:28247082 
  5. 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 
  6. 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 
  7. Cerebral Edema in a Child after Preemptive Kidney Transplantation J Pediatr Intensive Care. 2016. doi:10.1055/s-0036-1584682  
  8. 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 
  9. Case 3: Abnormal Eye Movements and Congestion in a 3-month-old Boy. Pediatr Rev. 2015;36(12):551-3. PMID:26628737 
  10. Rapid Progression to ESRD in a Child with a Sporadic ACTN4 Mutation Clin Nephrol - Case Studies. 2015. doi:10.5414/CNCS108616  
  11. Variability in Measures of Mineral Metabolism in Children on Hemodialysis: Impact on Clinical Decision-Making 
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