Journal of Steroids & Hormonal Science

ISSN - 2157-7536

Lavjay Butani

Lavjay Butani
Department of Pediatrics
University of California, USA


Lavjay Butani, the Chief of Pediatric Nephrology, has board certification from the American Board of Pediatrics in pediatric nephrology. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Society of Nephrology, American Society of Transplantation, International Pediatric Transplantation Association, Western Society of Pediatric Research, American Federation for Medical Research and the Sacramento Pediatric Society. He specializes in the treatment of children with a wide variety of kidney diseases included high blood pressure, urologic diseases, prenatally diagnosed kidney abnormalities, and kidney failure requiring dialysis or transplantation. He has over 75 publications/book chapters, and serves on the Editorial Board of several journals.

Research Interest

His main research interests are focused on improving the outcomes after kidney transplantation by optimally using newer immunosuppressive medications and regimens for children who have had kidney transplants and also studying the implications of calcium excretion in the urine on the risk of stones and osteoporosis in children of different ethnic backgrounds.