Matthew Rivara, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Nephrology
Medical Director, Broadway and Elliott Bay Kidney Centers
Director, Outpatient Dialysis, University of Washington
Vice Chair, Medical Executive Committee, Northwest Kidney Centers
Sites of Practice: 
Harborview Medical Center

Faculty Information

Biography

National Responsibilities:

Member, Editorial Board, Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology
Fellow, American Society of Nephrology
Education & Training: 
Nephrology Fellowship Clinical and Research Training
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
2016
Medicine Residency
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
2012
Medical School
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
2009
Honors: 
Teacher of the Year, University of Washington, Division of Nephrology
AY2018-19
KL2 Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Career Development Award, UW Institute for Translational Health Sciences
2016-2017
Massachusetts General Hospital PCE Teaching Award, Harvard Medical School
2012
Contact
Email: 
Phone: 
(206) 221-6911
Mailing Address: 
Kidney Research Institute
Division of Nephrology
Box 359606
908 Jefferson Street
3rd Floor, NJB353
Seattle, WA 98104
Research & Clinical Interests
Research Interests: 
  • Symptom burden and health-related quality of life in patients with advanced kidney disease
  • Timing of initiation of maintenance dialysis
  • Comparative effectiveness of dialysis modalities
  • Home dialysis
  • Oxidative stress and end-stage renal disease
Clinical Interests: 
  • End-stage renal disease
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hypertension
  • Peritoneal dialysis

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Publications