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Olga Charnaya, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Languages: English, Russian


Chronic Kidney Disease, End Stage Kidney Disease, Pediatric Kidney Transplant, Pediatric Nephrology more

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  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Ben-Gurion University Medical School for International Health (2010)


  • Pediatrics; University of Maryland Medical Center (2013)


  • Pediatric Nephrology; Children's National Hospital (2017)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Nephrology) (2018)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics) (2013)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Philogene MC, Amin A, Zhou S, Charnaya O, Vega R, Desai N, Neu AM, Pruette CS. Eplet mismatch analysis and allograft outcome across racially diverse groups in a pediatric transplant cohort: a single-center analysis. Pediatr Nephrol. 2019 Oct 10. doi: 10.1007/s00467-019-04344-1. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31599339

Charnaya O, Ahn SY. Quality Improvement Initiative to Reduce Admissions for Nephrotic Syndrome Relapse in Pediatric Patients. Front Pediatr. 2019 Mar 29;7:112. doi: 10.3389/fped.2019.00112. eCollection 2019. PMID: 30984729

Sgambat K, Cheng YI, Charnaya O, Moudgil A. The prevalence and outcome of children with failure to thrive after pediatric kidney transplantation. Pediatr Transplant. 2019 Feb;23(1):e13321. doi: 10.1111/petr.13321. Epub 2018 Nov 11. PMID: 30417493

Charnaya O, Tuchman S, Moudgil A. Results of early treatment for de novo donor-specific antibodies in pediatric kidney transplant recipients in a cross-sectional and longitudinal cohort. Pediatr Transplant. 2018 Mar;22(2). doi: 10.1111/petr.13108. Epub 2018 Jan 22.

Charnaya O, Moudgil A.  Hypertension in the Pediatric Kidney Transplant Recipient. Front Pediatr. 2017 May 1;5:86. doi: 10.3389/fped.2017.00086. eCollection 2017.

Activities & Honors


  • American Society of Pediatric Nephrology
  • American Society of Transplantation
  • International Pediatric Transplant Association

    2016 - Current

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