Erkin Serdaroğlu, M.D.

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Pediatric Nephrology Specialist

Dr. Erkin Serdaroğlu, who was born in 1967 in Ankara, graduated from the Ege University Faculty of Medicine in 1991 and started his education about pediatrics Dr. Behçet Uz Child Disease and Pediatric Surgery Training and Research Hospital. He finished his studies with thesis titled “Proliferating cell nuclear antigen and its prognostic significance in childhood Hodgkin’s disease; preliminary study” and then completed his military service. In 1997, he returned to Dr. Behçet Uz Child Disease and Pediatric Surgery Training and Research Hospital as chief assistant. After his studies about the pediatric nephrology at this institution, he studied at Ege University Pediatric Nephrology Department between 2000-2004 years. He concluded his studies and became a pediatric nephrologist by completing the thesis titled “ACE gene insertion/deletion polymorphism in childhood idiopathic nephrotic syndrome”. He earned presentation achievement awards in the World Congress of Pediatric Nephrology in 2001, European Congress of Pediatric Nephrology in 2003 and Turkish Pediatric Nephrology Congress in 2007. He continued his studies in Dr. Behçet Uz Child Disease and Pediatric Surgery Training and Research Hospital and became an associate professor of pediatric nephrology in 2006. He established pediatric peritoneal dialysis unit in 2004 at the same institution. He established pediatric nephrology clinic in the same institution and started to give education in the field of pediatric nephrology. He raised five pediatric nephrologists as well as assuming the role of advisor in nine pediatrics theses, continuing to contribute to this field also. In 2018, he became professor of pediatric nephrology in University of Health Sciences. He is a member of Pediatric Nephrology Association, Society of Turkish Nephrology, International Pediatric Nephrology Association, European Society of Pediatric Nephrology, European Renal Association/European Dialysis and Transplantation Association, National Pediatrics Association and Izmir Medical Chamber. During his scientific studies, he participated as principal researcher in international studies like “Molecular Mechanisms of Disease Progression and Renoprotective Pharmacotherapy in Children with Chronic Renal Failure (ESCAPE Trial)”, “International Pediatric Dialysis Network (IPDN)”, “Steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome study group (SRNS)”, “European Registry of Dialysis Treatment of Pediatric Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) (“EurAKID”). He has sixty-one publications registered under international indexes SCI and SCI-E and three publications registered under other indices. In addition, he has fifty-seven abstract submissions to international congresses. Till today, he has more than 850 citations to his publications. He continues to serve as pediatric nephrology training and chief in pediatric peritoneal and hemodialysis centers both in Dr. Behçet Uz Child Disease and Pediatric Surgery Training and Research Hospital and University of Health Sciences. Kidney biopsy, acute and chronic peritoneal dialysis, acute and chronic hemodialysis, continue renal replacement treatments and other interventional processes in nephrology can regularly performed with trained and experienced staff in these centers. His special interest and study areas includes pediatric peritoneal dialysis and pediatric hemodialysis, continuous renal replacement treatments, renal tubular diseases, kidney Stones, nephrotic syndromes, proteinuria, hematuria, glomerular disease, urinary tract diseases, vesicoureteral reflux and birth-related urinary anomalies. He is married with two children and knows English at a good level.