Avrum Gillespie, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

About me

Clinical Interests
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Kidney transplantation
  • Peritoneal dialysis
  • Hypertension
  • Critical care nephrology
  • Acid/base disorders
Research Interests
  • Health disparities in ESRD
  • Kidney transplantation
  • Acute kidney injury/critical care nephrology
  • MD, SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, NY
  • Fellowship, Nephrology, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Board Certification
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • American Society of Transplantation
  • National Kidney Foundation
Awards and Honors
  • Howard Hughes Research Fellow, Howard Hughes Foundation
  • Henry Rutgers Scholar, Rutgers University
  • Outstanding Fellow Educator Award, Temple University
  • First Place Mid-Atlantic Nephrology Young Investigators Forum
  • Young Investigators Forum, National Kidney Foundation



Dialysis: Critical Care Study Guide: Criner, D’Alonzo, 2nd ed. (in press).