Oleh M. Akchurin, M.D., PhD

Oleh M. Akchurin, M.D., PhD Specialties: Pediatric Nephrology

Oleh M. Akchurin, M.D., PhD
Specialties: Pediatric Nephrology
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505 East 70th Street
Ht, 5th Fl
New York, NY 10021
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About Oleh M. Akchurin, M.D., PhD

Dr. Akchurin graduated from medical school in Vinnica Medical University in Ukraine. After practicing pediatrics in Ukraine for four years, Dr. Akchurin decided to continue his career in the United States. He did his Pediatric Residency in Women's and Children's Hospital of Buffalo/State University of New York at Buffalo and his Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship at the Children's Hospital of Montefiore / Albert Einstein College of Medicine.His clinical expertise includes chronic kidney disease, especially in young children and infants, including issues related to growth and nutrition of this category of patients. Dr. Akchurin's research is related to growth, nutrition, and inflammatory and metabolic changes in children with chronic kidney disease, as well as quality assurance efforts aimed to improve medication adherence.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Hospital


  • Dialysis

  • Disorder of Electrolytes

  • Enuresis

  • Glomerulonephritis

  • Hematuria

  • High Blood Pressure

  • Hypertension

  • Kidney Disease

  • Kidney Stones

  • Kidney Transplant

  • Nephrotic Syndrome

  • Proteinuria

  • Urinary Problems and Treatment


  • Degrees: Taras Shevchenko Kiev University (Ukraine)
  • Degrees: Vinnitsa Medical School (Ukraine)
  • Degrees: Vinnitsa Medical School (Ukraine)

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pediatrics

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • 2017. New York Super Doctor - Rising Star
  • 2014. Alison Norris Nephrology Fellow Award of the NYAM / NY Society of Nephrology
  • 2013. New York Society of Nephrology, OutstandingResearch Award during Nephrology Fellowship
  • 2013, 2014. American Society of Pediatric Nephrology, presentation award at PAS meeting
  • 2003. Medical School Diploma Cum Laude