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Kirtida Mistry, MD

The Center for Heart, Lung and Kidney Disease


Medical Director, Dialysis Program

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics/Nephrology
National Provider Identifier1073717161

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Kirtida Mistry, MD, completed her training in Pediatric Nephrology at Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School. She is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Nephrology. She serves as Medical Director of Dialysis at Children's National, providing leadership in the care of patients with advanced kidney disease, especially those requiring dialysis. She passionately strives to improve patient outcomes, with a focus on quality improvement, patient safety, education, and advocacy.

Dr. Mistry has a special interest in the bone and cardiovascular health of children with kidney disease. She initiated the Hypertension Clinic at Children's National. This clinic provides comprehensive care to those children with suspected or diagnosed high blood pressure, with a focus on evaluation, investigation and management of hypertension. We perform 24 hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, echocardiography in association with the Cardiology service and consultation with the dietitian.

Dr. Mistry also is passionate about enhancing the education of trainees and nurses at Children's. She was awarded the Golden Apple Award 2011-2012 by the Pediatric House Staff Association for excellence in teaching. She is a member of the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology and serves on their Training and Certification Committee. She also is a member of the American Society of Nephrology, International Pediatric Nephrology Association, and the International Pediatric Dialysis Network.
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Medical School University of the Witwatersrand Parktown, South AfricaDoctor of Medicine 1986 -1991
National & International Recognitions
The Golden Apple AwardPediatric House Staff Association2011

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberAmerican Society of Nephrology2008 - 2014
Active MemberAmerican Society of Pediatric Nephrology2008 - 2014
MemberInternational Pediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA)2013 - 2014
VolunteerAmerican Society of Pediatric Nephrologyraining and Certification Committee2010 - 2014
Journal Article, Tuchman S, Khademian ZP, Mistry K. (2013), Dialysis disequilibrium syndrome occurring during continuous renal replacement therapy., Clinical Kidney Journal, 1-4.

Book Chapter, Mistry K and JT Herrin. (2009), Tools for the Diagnosis of Renal Disease., In Kiessling SG, Goebel J and Somers MJG., Pediatric Nephrology in the ICU, Springer.

Book Chapter, Ingulli E, Mistry K, Mak RH. (2009), Acid-Base Homeostasis., In Ingulli E, Mistry K, Mak RH., Pediatric Nephrology., Springer.

Journal Article, Mistry K, Ireland JHE, Ng RCK, Henderson JM, and Pollak MR. (2007), Novel Mutations in NPHP4 in a Consanguineous Family with Histologic Findings of Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis., American Journal of Kidney Disease, 50, 5, 855-864.

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