Contact Information:
University of Washington
Division of Nephrology
Box 356521
1959 NE Pacific St.
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: (206) 616-5403
Fax:  (206) 685-8661

Education and Training:
Nephrology Fellowship (2003-06)
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Masters of Science,
Epidemiology (2004-05)
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Medicine Residency
University of California,
San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Medical School (1994-99)
Oregon Health Sciences University School of Medicine
Portland, OR

Site of Practice:
Puget Sound Veterans Affairs Medical Center


ian de boer MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology

Clinical Interests

  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetic Kidney Disease
  • General Nephrology

Research Interests

  • Prevention and early identification of Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetic Kidney Disease
  • Vitamin D deficiency and kidney disease

Current Research

  • Epidemiology of Diabetic Kidney Disease
  • Role of vitamin D deficiency in the renal and cardiovascular complications of Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Clinical trial evaluating vitamin D therapy for the prevention of renal and cardiovascular disease in diabetes mellitus

Learn more about Ian de Boer's research

Selected Publications:

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


  • K12 Clnical Reasearch Career Development Award
  • Diabetes Endocrinology Research Center Pilot & Feasibility Award
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Phi Beta Kappa

National Responsibilities

  • Chronic Kidney Advisory Group, American Society of Nephrology, 2010-2013
  • Member, American Diabetes Association, 2006-present
  • Member, American Heart Association, 2006-present
  • Member, American Society of Nephrology, 2004-present
  • Member, Renal Physicians Association, 2003-present

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