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John L. Niles, MD

Director, Vasculitis and Glomerulonephritis Center - Nephrology Division

  • Phone: 617-726-4132
Departments
Nephrology
Department of Medicine

Specialties

  • Vascular Center
  • Nephrology
Clinical Interests
ANCA Vasculitis
Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA)
Microscopic polyangiitis (MPA), Churg Strauss
Cryoglobulinemia
Glomerulonephritis
Membranous
Minimal change disease / Focal sclerosis
Lupus
Lupus nephritis
IgA nephropathy, Hennoch Schoenlein purpura
Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis
Focal Segmental glomerulosclerosis
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
Residency, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Nephrology, American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Patient Age Group
Adult
Accepting New Primary Care Patients
No - Not Accepting new primary care patients

Accepting New Specialty Patients

Yes

Research

Vasculitis and glomerulonephritis

Dr. Niles was the first to identify the C-ANCA protein, has developed assays for ANCA and has worked with ANCA associated vasculitis since 1988.  He has run numerous clinical studies characterizing the ANCA tests, the disease spectrum associated with ANCA and responses to treatment for ANCA associated disease. Continuous venovenous hemofiltration. Dr. Niles has worked with continuous renal replacement therapies since 1986. He developed and reported a simplified and safer method for using citrate anticoagulation with CVVH.

Vasculitis and Glomerulonephritis Center
101 Merrimac Street
1st Floor
Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-726-4132
Fax: 617-726-4213