Contact Information:
VA Puget Sound Health Care, Renal Dialysis Unit
Building 100, Room 5B113
1660 S. Columbian Way
Seattle, WA 98108
Phone: (206) 277-3012
Fax:  (206) 764-2022

Education and Training:
Nephrology Fellowship (1966-68)
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Medicine Residency
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Medical Officer
Army Medical Corps

Medical School
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Site of Practice:
VA Puget Sound Health Care System


donald sherrard, MD

Professor of Medicine

Clinical Interests

  • End-stage renal disease
  • Renal osteodystrophy

Research Interests

  • Mechanisms of bone disease in patients with kidney failure
  • Osteitis fibrosa cystica and adynamic bone disease in uremic subjects

Selected Publications:

Pub Med provides a list of Dr. Sherrard's research publications.


  • James W. Haviland Award, Northwest Kidney Centers, 1997
  • Boy Frame Award for Excellence in Clinical Research, American Society of Bone & Mineral Research, 1995
  • National Kidney Foundation, Distinguished Service Award, 1990
  • American Heart Association, Meritorious Service Award, 1977

National and International Responsibilities

  • National Kidney Foundation, Vice President, 1988-90
  • Trustee, Washington State Heart Association, 1977-80

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