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Melissa Cadnapaphornchai , MD

Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Nephrology
Cadnapaphornchai
Clinic Phone: 720-777-6263

Specialties: Internal Medicine, Pediatric Nephrology

Location: Aurora - Children's Hospital Colorado

Clinical Interest for Patients: I am interested in water metabolism and aquaporins, polycystic kidney disease.
Conditions & Treatments:
  • Kidneys and Urinary System - Kidney Disease
  • Surgery - Kidney Transplant Surgery
General Information
Gender: Female
Language: English
Education and Training
Medical Schools
MD, University of Michigan Medical School (1993)

Undergraduate Schools
BS, University of Michigan (MI) (1990)

Internships
University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program (1994)

Residency Program
University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatrics (1996)

Fellowships
University of Virginia Program, Pediatrics - Pediatric Nephrology (1998)
University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatrics - Pediatric Nephrology (2000)

Specialty Information
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Board Certification (1994)
Pediatrics - Pediatric Nephrology, Board Certification (2006)

Conditions & Treatments:
  • Kidneys and Urinary System - Kidney Disease
  • Surgery - Kidney Transplant Surgery

Practice Locations
Hospital Affiliation
Children's Hospital Colorado
University of Colorado Hospital

Clinical Location
Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234
800-624-6553
Appointments: 720-777-1234
Website

Job Titles
Academic - Associate Professor

Department, Section / Division
Pediatrics, Pediatrics-Nephrology

Center Affiliations
Colorado Institute for Maternal and Fetal Health

Professional Memberships
International Pediatric Nephrology Association - Member
International Society of Nephrology - Member
American Society of Nephrology - Member
American Society of Pediatric Nephrology - Member
Research & Grants
Research Interests
My research interests include: 1) pharmacologic interventions to slow the progression of renal and cardiovascular disease in children and young adults with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease; 2) novel pharmacologic treatment of patients with congenital nephrogenic diabetes insipidus; and 3) mechanisms of regulation of water and ion transport in health and disease.
Information for Referring Providers
Clinical Interests for Referring Providers: I am interested in water metabolism and aquaporins, polycystic kidney disease.

Research Interest for Referring Providers: My research interests include: 1) pharmacologic interventions to slow the progression of renal and cardiovascular disease in children and young adults with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease; 2) novel pharmacologic treatment of patients with congenital nephrogenic diabetes insipidus; and 3) mechanisms of regulation of water and ion transport in health and disease.

Hospital Affiliation
Children's Hospital Colorado
University of Colorado Hospital

Clinical Location: Aurora - Children's Hospital Colorado

Clinic Phone: 720-777-6263

Fax Phone: 720-777-7199
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