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Pediatric Nephrology Faculty Position

The Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University in Augusta, Georgia is actively seeking a board certified/board eligible Pediatric Nephrologist to join as a full-time faculty member. Academic rank will commensurate with experience.

The position will provide clinical care for the pediatric nephrology patient population in both outpatient and inpatient clinical settings, to include satellite/outreach locations.
Clinical care includes but is not limited to: the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of disorders; consultations; acute care; ordering and interpreting lab results; developing treatment plans; and patient/family education.

The position will maintain and ensure that relevant patient records are properly updated, and share week day, weekend and holiday emergent/after-hours call coverage.

The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Nephrology provides medical services for The Children’s Hospital of Georgia and academic services for Augusta University.
A regional perinatal referral center, services are provided in the 154 bed Children’s Hospital of Georgia with the region’s only Level IV NICU.
We have a comprehensive group of pediatric medical and surgical subspecialists dedicated to the care of infants, children, teens and their families from across Georgia and we are a key sub specialty referral center for the southeast.
The Children’s Hospital of Georgia is part of the Augusta University Health System which includes a 478-bed medical center, a Medical Office Building with more than 80 outpatient practice sites in one convenient setting, and a Critical Care Center housing a 13-county regional trauma center.

The Division of Pediatric Nephrology at Augusta University is dedicated to providing outstanding patient care, teaching the next generation of physicians and scientists, providing evidence-based treatments, and optimizing outcomes. Pediatric Nephrology provides full diagnostic and therapeutic services for children with renal disease, hypertension, fluid-electrolyte disorders, and acid-base disorders. Faculty members are available for consultation on problems such as hematuria, proteinuria, hypertension, glomerulonephritis, renal insufficiency, nephrotic syndrome, cystic kidney disease, nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, and renal stone disease. Pediatric Nephrology supports one of only two centers which offer total renal replacement therapy programs in the state of Georgia for children with acute renal failure. Modalities offered include inpatient hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and continuous veno-venous hemofiltration. Pediatric Nephrology also provides comprehensive care for children with end-stage renal failure. Services included within the center are hemodialysis (acute and chronic patients), home peritoneal dialysis and kidney transplant program for both children and adults.
Pediatric Nephrology also supports a clinic for acute and chronic medical conditions in renal patients, inpatient services in the Children’s Hospital of Georgia, and performs kidney biopsy procedures.
Hospital/inpatient care is provided in several areas which are dedicated to pediatric nephrology services. Members of the division work closely with associates and colleagues in critical care, pediatric surgery, neonatology and the Kidney Transplant Center to provide the best comprehensive care possible.

Augusta is Georgia’s second largest city and is home to the Masters Golf Tournament. Several annual sporting events take place in and around Augusta, including the Ironman 70.3 Augusta triathlon, the Augusta Futurity and the always exciting Augusta Southern Nationals, dubbed by those in the know as the "World's Richest Drag Boat Race." Augusta sits along the beautiful banks of the Savanah River and hosts urban living with a variety of restaurants, playhouses, concerts, a newly renovated symphony hall and new minor league baseball venue. Cost of living is low, and lifestyle includes many opportunities for outdoor activities including equestrian, golf, fishing, kayaking, and miles of cycling and running paths. Open in July 2018, the Hull McKnight Georgia Cyber Innovation Center houses a variety of cyber-related companies, such as the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s new cybercrime unit, and provides cyber research and educational opportunities for several state and local entities, including Augusta University’s Cyber Institute and recently launched School of Computer and Cyber Sciences.

Successful candidates will have a proven history of excellent clinical skills, involvement with clinical research, and strong desire to be involved with resident teaching.
Additionally, candidates should have an MD/DO degree and be board certified/eligible in Pediatric Nephrology.
Educational responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing mentorship, clinical supervision and consultation to residents/medical students/staff at AU and develop a more in-depth educational experience for trainees in pediatric nephrology; providing training to residents/medical students/staff at AU/AUMC in pediatric nephrology through didactics.

To learn more about this position, please submit a letter of interest and an updated CV to:

Nirupma Sharma, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Chair, Pediatric Nephrology Search Committee


Arman Razavipour, MBA

Physician Recruiter

Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

Augusta University is an AA/EEO/Equal Access/ADA Employer Location: Augusta, GA - 30912
Full time
Salary Range
$74,000.00 - 149,000.00
per Year
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Augusta, GA 30912, US