Why I do what I do

Why I do what I do

I am a nephrologist who has been a strong advocate of living kidney transplantation–from both related and non-related donors—since 1984. I began my career at UCLA where I finished my medical training in internal medicine and nephrology. Back then, we treated...
KZSB interview

KZSB interview

Last week, I was interviewed by Neil Kreisel, host of AHA! Presents About Education on News-Press Radio KZSB 1290 AM. We had a wide-ranging conversation for nearly an hour about kidneys and kidney disease; obesity and diabetes (particularly among children); what it’s...
What it is like to donate a kidney

What it is like to donate a kidney

Most people are inspired to donate a kidney in order to save the life of a loved one. And some generous individuals aren’t a good match for their loved one, but donate anyway. Then, through a nationwide “kidney match” program, their kidney goes to a matching...