Stuart Goldstein, MD

Director, Center for Acute Care Nephrology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, and Professor of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Cincinnati, OH


Dr. Goldstein serves as Director for the Center for Acute Care Nephrology (CACN) at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) where their mission is to coordinate all AKI-related clinical, research and outcomes efforts at CCHMC and to function as a nexus for coordinating multi-center pediatric AKI research. Dr. Goldstein serves as the founder and principal investigator of the Prospective Pediatric CRRT (ppCRRT) Registry Group, a 12-center collaborative effort in the U.S. that has collected the most extensive data to date regarding pediatric CRRT, including patient demographics, evaluation of outcome in specialized pediatric populations, and assessment of different anticoagulation protocols. The ppCRRT has transformed into the Prospective Pediatric AKI Research Group, an international consortium of greater than 50 pediatric institutions that will focus on pediatric AKI epidemiology, interventional trials, device evaluation and genetic studies. Dr. Goldstein is also the program director for the only Pediatric Acute Care Nephrology fellowship in the United States.