Eleanor Lederer, MD, FASN, a Nephrologist with UT Southwestern Medical Center


Get to know Nephrologist Dr. Eleanor Lederer, who serves patients in Dallas, Texas.

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(YorkPedia Editorial):- New York City, New York Feb 10, 2023 ( – A seasoned nephrologist, Dr. Lederer is a Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in chronic kidney disease complications, kidney stones, and kidney transplants.

Compassionate patient care and advanced medical thinking go hand-in-hand at UT Southwestern Medical Center, one of the world’s top academic medical centers. They treat more than 80 specialties, several of which are ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report.

Educated in the United States, Dr. Lederer graduated with her medical degree from the Baylor College of Medicine. Wanting to further her education, she completed her residency in internal medicine and her fellowship in nephrology at the same educational venue.

Recognized as a Past President and Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology (FASN), the doctor is board-certified in nephrology and internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

On a professional level, she is an active member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Physiological Society, the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, the American Society of Nephrology, the Kentucky Medical Association, the American Heart Association’s Council on the Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease, the National Kidney Foundation, the Southern Salt, Water and Kidney Society, the American College of Physicians, the Renal Physicians Association, and the International Society of Nephrology.

Among her other roles, Dr. Lederer is the John S. Fordtran Endowed Professor in Calcium Research at UT Southwestern’s Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism, and serves as the Assistant Chief of Medical Services for Research and Co-Director of the Network of Dedicated Enrollment Sites (NODES) program at the affiliated VA North Texas Health Sciences Center.

An avid researcher, she is currently funded through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to study the regulation of parathyroid hormone, phosphate, and calcium in chronic kidney disease. She has published a number of peer-reviewed articles and has authored or coauthored chapters in numerous books, including Essentials of Chronic Kidney Disease and Principles of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology.

Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the kidneys. It is the study of normal kidney function and kidney disease, the preservation of kidney health, and the treatment of kidney disease, from diet and medication to renal replacement therapy. Nephrologists have advanced training in treating kidney disease. They diagnose and treat kidney failure, as well as help patients by prescribing medications, offering special diet advice, and coordinating dialysis care or kidney transplantation when it becomes necessary.

Among her various accolades, Dr. Lederer has been the recipient of the Top Doctor in Nephrology by Castle Connolly Magazine (2020), the Excellence in Patient Care Award by the National Kidney Foundation of Kentucky (2020) Excellence in Leadership by Robley Rex VA Medical Center (2019), Top Doctor Award by Who’s Who Louisville (2014, 2017, 2019), Internal Medicine Faculty Award by American College of Physicians, Kentucky Chapter (2010), Distinguished Teaching Professor Award by University of Louisville (2009), Partnership Award by National Kidney Foundation of Kentucky (2009), and Teaching Award, Internal Medicine Residency (2003, 2004, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2018).

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