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Christopher Carlos


College sports fan, new father, and kidney health advocate

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

  • Board Certifications

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Nephrology, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor

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

Where I see patients (1)

    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    139 Ratings
    Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
    139 Ratings
    Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
    138 Ratings
    Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
    138 Ratings
    Knew the important information about your medical history
    138 Ratings
    The provider showed respect for what you had to say
    137 Ratings
    The provider spent enough time with me
    137 Ratings

    Selected research

    Decorative Caduceus

    Atrasentan in Patients With IgA Nephropathy

    The change in urine protein:creatinine ratio (UPCR) from baseline to Week 24. (non-SGLT2i stratum)