Faculty Profiles

Lowell Lo
Associate Professor

400 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94117

Lowell Lo, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Nephrology. He is interested in medical and health professions education, particularly in the field of fluid, electrolytes, and acid-base disorders. He has been providing small group sessions, didactic rounds, and classroom lectures for the medical students, housestaff, and fellows since he started his faculty position at UCSF. He also organizes the weekly renal fellow lecture series. He is looking forward to helping improve trainees' understanding of basic renal physiology, which is critical in providing excellent patient care.

Education and Training

Location Degree or Training Specialty Date
University of California, San Francisco Cert Medicine (Advance Training in Clinical Research) 2009
University of Texas Southwestern M.D. School of Medicine 2004

Awards and Honors

2011   Nominated for Teaching Scholar Program, UCSF, 2011-2012
2010   The Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators Excellence in Teaching Award, UCSF, 2010-2011

Related Web Sites

Recent Articles (7)

Hsu RK, McCulloch CE, Dudley RA, Lo LJ, Hsu CY. Temporal changes in incidence of dialysis-requiring AKI. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013 Jan; 24(1):37-42.

Lo L, Frassetto L. Emedicine.com. Bartter Syndrome: Differential Diagnoses & Workup. 2011.

Wu AK, Lo L. First Aid for the USMLE Step 3. Renal Section. 2010.

Lo LJ, Go AS, Chertow GM, McCulloch CE, Fan D, OrdoƱez JD, Hsu CY. Dialysis-requiring acute renal failure increases the risk of progressive chronic kidney disease. Kidney Int. 2009 Oct; 76(8):893-9.

Liu KD, Lo L, Hsu CY. Some methodological issues in studying the long-term renal sequelae of acute kidney injury. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2009 May; 18(3):241-5.

Lo L, Liu KD, Hsu CY. Long-term outcomes after acute kidney injury: where we stand and how we can move forward. Am J Kidney Dis. 2009 Jun; 53(6):928-31.

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