Contact Information:
Kidney Research Institute
Division of Nephrology
Box 359606
908 Jefferson Street
3rd Floor, NJB353
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: (206) 616-8574
Fax:  (206) 744-5087

Education and Training:

Nephrology Fellowship
Clinical and Research Training
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Medicine Residency
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Medical School
Northwestern Unviersity
Chicago, IL

Site of Practice:
Harborview Medical Center



Acting Instructor, Division of Nephrology

Clinical Interests

  • Geriatric nephrology
  • Management of chronic kidney disease
  • Hypertension

Research Interests

  • Understanding the link between kidney disease and skeletal muscle impairment
  • Epidemiology of kidney disease and muscle impairment among older adults

Current Research

  • Using novel, non-invasive methods to investigate the link between kidney disease and muscle mitochondrial function
  • Investigation of lifestyle and pharmacologic therapies aimed at improving muscle mitochondrial capacity and physical function in kidney disease patients

Learn more about Baback Roshanravan's research


  • NIH Mentored Career Development Award, 2013-2018
  • Nutrition Obseity Research Center Metabolic Imaging Pilot Award, 2013-14
  • NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National REsearch Service Award (NRSA), 2012-13
  • Outstanding Research Poster, National Kidney Foundation, 2012
  • Annual Dialysis Conference Fellow Scholarship, 2010


PubMed provides a list of Dr. Roshanravan's research publications

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