Matthew Rivara, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Nephrology
Medical Director, Elliott Bay Kidney Center
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

Dr. Rivara video

Publications