Eduardo M. Perelstein, M.D., M.P.H

Eduardo M. Perelstein, M.D., M.P.H Specialties: Pediatric Nephrology

Eduardo M. Perelstein, M.D., M.P.H
Specialties: Pediatric Nephrology
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New York, NY 10021
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About Eduardo M. Perelstein, M.D., M.P.H

Eduardo M. Perelstein, MD, MPH, is Director of the Division of Pediatric Nephrology in the Department of Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College. He is also Associate Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Perelstein has more than 35 years experience in the diagnosis and management of children with all kinds of kidney diseases, including end-stage kidney disease requiring dialysis or kidney transplantation. In addition, he also cares for children with high blood pressure, as well as fluid/electrolyte disorders. His board certifications are in Pediatrics and Pediatric Nephrology.Dr. Perelstein received his M.D. at the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he also completed his residency in pediatrics. He continued his training in pediatric nephrology at Saint Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he completed a one-year clinical fellowship, and at Weill Cornell Medical College, where he completed two additional years of fellowship training. In 2009, he completed his Masters in Public Health (MPH) at the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health.Research FocusIn addition to his clinical and teaching activities, Dr. Perelstein is interested in several areas of research:mechanisms of progression of kidney disease and probable prevention of progression with different medications;evaluation of renal functional reserve in different glomerulopathies and in offspring of hypertensive parents;treatment of steriod-responsive nephrotic-syndrome; management of anemia in chronic kidney disease; andnovel therapy for hemolytic-uremic syndrome and membranoproliferative glomerulenephritis   


Expertise

  • Disorder of Electrolytes

  • Glomerular Diseases and Nephrotic Syndrome

  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

  • Hypertension

  • Kidney Disease

  • Pediatric Glomerulonephritis

Education

  • Degrees: The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health
  • Degrees: University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine (Argentina)
  • Fellowship: Cornell University Medical College
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Fellowship: University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Internship: University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Medical School: University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Residency: University of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pediatrics

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Awards

  • New York Magazine's Best Doctors. Selected for 2014.
  • Best Doctors in America. Selected for 2007-2008, 2009-2010 and 2011-2012
  • 2005 Physician of the Year Award. Awarded by the Division of Nursing of the New York Presbyterian Hospital- Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Elected to the “Senior List” June 2005. Awarded by the Senior Class of the medical students of the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University
  • Elected to the Senior List June 2004. Awarded by the Senior Class of the medical students of the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, June 2003. Awarded by the Pediatric Housestaff of The New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Medical College of Cornell University
  • Excellence in Teaching Award” 2001- 2002. Awarded by the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University
  • Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, June 2000. Awarded by the Pediatric Housestaff of The New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Medical College of Cornell University
  • Chief Residents Award, 1995-1996. Awarded by the Chief Residents of the New York Hospital Pediatric Housestaff
  • Teacher of the Year, 1992-1993. Awarded by the New York Hospital Pediatric Housestaff