Contact Information:
Northwest Kidney Centers
700 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: (206) 292-2771
Fax:  (206) 860-5821

Education and Training:
Nephrology Fellowship (1981-84)
Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard
Boston, MA

Medicine Residency
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Torrance, CA

Medical School (1974-78)
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Site of Practice:
Northwest Kidney Centers


Johnathan stivelman, MD

Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology
Senior Medical Director and Emeritus Chief Medical Officer, Northwest Kidney Centers

Clinical Interests

  • Hemodialysis
  • Iron metabolism
  • Dialysis

Research Interests

  • Iron metabolism
  • Erythropoietin therapy

Selected Publications:

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


  • Fellow, American College of Physicians, 2008
  • Best Doctors in America, 2005, 2002
  • Best Doctors in Seattle, 2002

National and International Responsibilities

  • Chair, Board of Directors, Northwest Renal Network (ESRD Network 16 AK, WA,
    OR, ID, MT), 2007-present
  • ASN Postgraduate Education Committee, 2006-present
  • USRDS (United States Renal Data Systems) External Advisory Committee, 2004-07
  • Chair, ASN/RPA Joint Committee on Physician Accountability (now Clinical Practices
    Committee), 2001-04

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