If you are newly diagnosed or want to learn more about PKD, this session is for you. In this webinar, we will learn about the basics of ADPKD and ARPKD including basic genetic and clinical aspects of the disease.
- Compare the genetics of ADPKD and ARPKD.
- Describe basic information about PKD.
- List symptoms associated with PKD.
Craig E. Gordon, MD, MS
Dr. Gordon is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and a Nephrologist at Tufts Medical Center. He joined the faculty at Tufts in 2018 after 10 years at Boston Medical Center, where he was an Associate Professor of Medicine and served as the Training Program Director for the Nephrology Fellowship.
Dr. Gordon serves in a variety of roles at Tufts Medical Center, including evaluating patients in the Center for Polycystic Kidney Disease and evaluating potential kidney transplant donors and recipients in the transplant clinic. He is also involved in the management of patients with all forms of glomerulonephritis through the newly formed Center for Glomerular Disease at Tufts Medical Center.
Dr. Gordon also served as the Associate Director of the Evidence Review Team and as the Assistant Project Director for the 2018 Update to the KDIGO Clinical Practice Guidelines on Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) in Chronic Kidney Disease, the 2020 KDIGO Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Care of the Kidney Transplant Candidate, and an upcoming Focused Update of the KDIGO Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) in Chronic Kidney Disease Guideline.
Dr. Gordon’s clinical/research interests focus on polycystic kidney disease, HCV in patients with CKD, and thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA), and he has developed a multidisciplinary TMA team at Tufts Medical Center. Additionally, Dr. Gordon serves as Associate Editor of Kidney Medicine, a journal from the National Kidney Foundation.
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