Contact Information:
University of Washington
Division of Nephrology
Box 356521
1959 NE Pacific St.
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: (206) 543-3792
Fax:  (206) 598-2105

Education and Training:
Nephrology Transplant Fellowship, (2004-05)
State University of New York
Buffalo, NY

Nephrology Fellowship (2002-04)
State University of New York
Buffalo, NY

Medicine Residency
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Bronx, NY

Medical School (1990-96)
Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy
Bucharest, Romania

Site of Practice:
University of Washington Medical Center


Nicolae leca, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology
Medical Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation, University of Washington Medical Center

Clinical Interests

  • Long-term post-transplant follow-up
  • Post-transplant bone disease

Research Interests

  • BK nephropathy
  • HLA sensitization and antibody-mediated rejection

Current Research

  • Investigating if treatment with mycophenolate mofetil will decrease the levels of antidonor antibodies in the highly sensitized patient on the kidney transplant waiting list

Selected Publications:

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


National Responsibilities

Chair, Renal Accreditation Committee, American Society of Transplantation
Member, United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS), Kidney Transplantation Committee

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