Christopher Carlos

MD

Nephrologist
College sports fan, new father, and kidney health advocate

About me

Dr. Christopher Carlos is a nephrologist who specializes in treating patients with acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, hypertension or electrolyte imbalances. He particularly focuses on helping patients manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life.

Carlos leads research to assess the potential impact of dialysis therapies on patients' physical function and well-being.

Carlos earned his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine at UCSF, where he also completed a fellowship in nephrology.

Carlos is a member of the American Society of Nephrology and National Kidney Foundation.

  • Education

    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2013

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Internal Medicine, 2016

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Nephrology, 2018

My career goal is to help my patients understand and manage their kidney disease to live their best possible life.

Nephrology and Hypertension Faculty Practice

400 Parnassus Ave., B1 Plaza Level
San Francisco, CA 94143

My reviews

5.0

Overall Experience
80 Reviews
I wish I had been transferred to UCSF when I first had organ failure dure to extreme reaction to an antibiotic. Dr. Carlos is the MD every one dreams of and should have. Respectful intelligent and empathetic.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
80 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
79 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
80 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
79 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
80 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
80 Reviews

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