Division Highlights - Nephrology

The Division of Nephrology provides comprehensive care for children with all types of kidney disease.

We offer several renal replacement therapies, with successful transplantation the ultimate goal for children with kidney failure. We are internationally recognized experts in pediatric renal transplantation and novel prednisone-free immunosuppression.

Other research interests include pediatric kidney stones and bone disorders and impaired growth associated with kidney failure.

2009 Highlights

  • Sharon Bartosh, MD, received the University of Scranton’s Frank J. O’Hara Award of Medicine, the highest award bestowed jointly by the University and its alumni society for outstanding achievement in a particular field.


Sharon M. Bartosh, MD

Division Chief
Sharon M. Bartosh, MD


Cheryl P. Sanchez, MD

Associate Professor


Recent Publications

Sanchez CP, He YZ. Bone growth during rapamycin therapy in young rats. BMC Pediatr. 2009 Jan 13;9:3.

Sanchez CP. Growth-plate cartilage in chronic renal failure. Pediatr Nephrol. 2010 Apr;25(4):643-9. Epub 2009 Oct 9. Review.

Grant Support

Principal Investigator Funding Agency Title
Bartosh, Sharon Wayne State University Antimicrobial Prophylaxis in Children with Vesicoureteral Reflux and Urinary Tract Infection
Bartosh, Sharon Research Foundation of SUNY Optimal Treatment of Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis
Sorenson, Christine American Heart Association Greater Midwest Thrombospondin1 and Diabetic Nephropathy