Pediatric Nephrology

SchoolSchool of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Pediatrics

Program Description: 

This course is a subset of pediatrics involving screening, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of pediatrics renal diseases. 
 the objective of training competent, knowledgeable, liable subspecialists for service provision and continuous improvement in diagnostic, therapeutic, preventive, and educating and research fields of pediatric nephrology. 



:At the end of the program learners will be competent in the following skill


Peritoneal Dialysis 

Renal Biopsy

Acute Dialysis

Catheterization for Dialysis

Surapubic Aspiration 

Urethral Catheter Insertion and extraction 

Inhibitory & Excitatory Tests 

Water Withdrawal Tests

Estimation of Final Heights 

Estimation of Bone Age 



course duration is 24 months


Admission Requirements

General Requirement: To apply for this program, you will need to fulfill a number of requirements, which can be found in the Graduate Admission Requirements.

Specific Requiremetns: Degree in General Physicians (M.D) or Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) by one of the Iranian or foreign universities.

Degree and having a specialty in pediatrics.   

The eligible candidate should have successfully completed an approved general physician program and should be proficient in English or Persian.

Admission Deadline

Tehran University of Medical Sciences has a rolling application system and reviews student applications all year round.

However, the deadline for the September intake is June 31.

Education Fees and Yearly Expenses

For complete and comprehensive information about fees and expenses, please refer to the Education Fees and Yearly Expenses section.


Table: The overall structure of the course


Ward/Unit/Educational Field 



Peritoneal Dialysis, Nephrology Ward

Visits/Follow ups

Participation in Ward


Performance and

Supervision on Dialysis and


Sonographic Guided

Kidney Biopsy  


Hemodialysis ward

Performance and

Supervision on

Hemodialysis and Complications  


Nephrology Clinic 

Out patients Visits  

3days /week

Kidney Transplant Ward 

Cooperation with Pediatrics

Kidney Transplantation

Team and Patients Visits  


Pathology Unit 

Introduction to Smear Staining and Reading  


Radiology Ward 

Urinary Tract Radiologic Graphies Reading ,Training in using sonography in Kidney Biopsy  


Nuclear Medicine Unit 

Readin of :




Optional Rotation



Contact Information:

In case of any inquiries, you can contact the Office of International representative of the Department of Pediatrics Tehran University of Medical Sciences through the following:

Contact Person: Dr. Ehsan Aghaei Moghadam

Tel.: (+98 21) 6659 3366

Email  :


Address: No. 62, Gharib St., Keshavarz Blvd., Children’s Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Tehran, Iran

To contact the Office of International Admissions, please use the following information:

Tel.: (+98 21) 8890 2090-93, Ext.: 169


Address: No. 21, Dameshgh St., Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran 1416753955, Iran

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