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Alan Charney, MD

About Alan Charney, MD

Alan N. Charney, MD, clinical professor of nephrology at NYU Grossman School of Medicine, is a graduate of Columbia University and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. After completing his nephrology training at Yale University and the Thorndike Laboratory at Harvard, he served in the armed forces at the Institute of Research at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC. He was Chief of the Nephrology Section at the VA Medical Center at New York University where he was involved in patient care, teaching, administration, and laboratory and clinical research for 29 years. Dr. Charney also served as Associate Chief of Staff for Research at NYU Langone Health.

He has published more than 100 scientific articles and chapters, and has presented papers at numerous national and international meetings. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology, a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, and a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation as well as many other clinical and research organizations. Dr. Charney has continued bedside and classroom teaching at NYU Longone for the past 14 years as a part time faculty member. He makes frequent guest appearances on SiriusXM Doctor Radio and continues to publish scientific articles, the most recent describing how to interpret clinical tests and the importance of context.  


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