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Dr. Aris Oates is a nephrologist who cares for children with conditions that affect renal (kidney) function, such as acute kidney injury and nephrotic syndrome (disorder characterized by the excretion of too much protein in the urine). He also treats complex renal disorders and conditions that affect the urinary tract, such a kidney stones and hydronephrosis (build up of urine causing kidney swelling). He manages blood pressure and also treats children with fluid and electrolyte disorders.

In research, Oates focuses on improving patient health through information technology. Specifically, he brings together initiatives on quality improvement and patient safety to advance electronic health records, communication systems and health system data.

Oates earned his medical degree at Rush Medical College. He completed a residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric nephrology at UCSF.

  • Education

    Rush Medical College, 2010

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Pediatrics, 2013

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Pediatric Nephrology, 2016

  • Board Certifications

    Pediatric Nephrology, American Board of Pediatrics

    Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

I am passionate about renal disorders, and I feel privileged to help my patients achieve better health.

Where I see patients (3)

    Fetal surgery firsts

    The first open fetal surgery in the world was performed at UCSF in the early 1980s.