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Dr. Diana Kwong is a nephrologist who diagnoses and treats kidney disease. She educates patients on how to keep their condition from progressing and prepares them for dialysis should they develop end-stage renal disease.

In Kwong's research, she uses advanced statistical methods to better define mechanisms of acute kidney injury. Her goal is to develop targeted therapies to halt and reverse kidney damage.

Kwong earned a bachelor's degree in public health studies at Johns Hopkins University and her medical degree at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where she also completed a residency in internal medicine. She has contributed to medicine in other countries, participating in research at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology as well as working with Nanjing Drum Tower Hospital in China on improving its residency program. She completed a fellowship in nephrology at UCSF.

Kwong is a member of the American Society of Nephrology. She speaks Cantonese and Mandarin.

  • Education

    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2013

    Johns Hopkins University, BA, Public Health Studies, 2008

  • Residencies

    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2016

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Nephrology, 2018

  • Board Certifications

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Nephrology, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Languages



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