My name is Dr. Ardavan Mashhadian.

I am a nephrology physician.

I am specialized in chronic kidney disease, high blood pressure, kidney stone, and management of patients on dialysis.

I am humble, consistently hard working, kind, and loyal to my patients. At Los Angeles Kidney Center, we treat our patients with courtesy, respect, and kindness. We honor the sacred trust of our patients and their family.

Mission Statement

Patients with chronic kidney disease face many medical challenges as well as emotional and social stressors.

Here at Los Angeles Kidney Center, our mission is to understand our patients complex needs and provide them with both intriguing and emotionally fulfilling care.

Physician And Staff

Dr. Ardavan Mashhadian D.O.

Undergraduate:
University of California, Los Angeles, 2004-2006. Bachelor of Science

Medical School:
Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, 2006-2010.

Dr. Ardavan Mashhadian

I am specialized in chronic kidney disease, high blood pressure, kidney stone, and management of patients on dialysis.

I am humble, consistently hard working, kind, and loyal to my patients. At Los Angeles Kidney Center, we treat our patients with courtesy, respect, and kindness. We honor the sacred trust of our patients and their family.

OUR MISSION

♦ Quality
♦ Team concept
♦ Knowledge
♦ Integrity
♦ Patient-centered
♦ Courtesy
♦ Respectation
♦ Kindness

 

 

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Recent Blog

IG A NEPHROPATHY AND BLOODY URINE

IG A NEPHROPATHY AND BLOODY URINE

The most common clinical presentation of Ig A nephropathy is bloody urine provoked by upper respiratory infection. Infectious source with microbial and viral infection is occasionally present. Food particles have also been proposed. Alternatively, Ig A naphropathy may be an autoimmune disease. Ig A Nephropathy is one of the most common causes of kidney disease. In Caucasians, Ig A nephropathy is more common in men with ratio of 3:1 than women. However, in Asians, the ratio approached 1:1. This disease can be transient or progress to chronic kidney disease and possible end stage renal disease requiring dialysis.

Ig A nephropathy is associated with other diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, celiac disease, alcohol liver disease, cirrhosis, dermatitis herpetiformis, and HIV/AIDS.

The clinical presentation may be suggestive of Ig A nephropathy. However, renal biopsy is required for confirmation. Kidney biospay further helps for predicting the course of the disease. That being said, not all patients require to have kidney biopsy.

Natural Progression
Some patient with mild disease have remission. However, the presence of high blood pressure, protein in the urine, and reduced kidney function as well as some findings on kidney biopsy increase progression and poor outcomes.

Treatment
Treatment of Ig A nephropathy depends to clinal presentation, urine studies and kidney biopsy result. Depending to the presentation, the treatment of Ig A nephropathy varies from blood pressure medications to immunosuppresive medications. Close follow up with a nephrologist is crucial.

Dietary gluten restriction has not been show to preserve kidney function.

Ardavan Mashhadian D.O.
Nephrologist
1127 Wilshire Blvd Suite 510
Los Angeles CA 90017
(213) 537-0328

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Kidney Stone Lifestyle Changes

Kidney Stone Lifestyle Changes

1. Drink 2 L of water. Make sure you are measuring this! It is really easy to think you have increased fluid intake with only few glasses of water. I recommend to buy a 1 L bottle of water and measure your water intake. (If you have heart failure, kidney failure or...

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