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Avram Zohar (Avi) Traum, MD

  • Phone: 617-726-2908
Departments
Department of Pediatrics

Specialties

  • MassGeneral Hospital for Children
  • Transplantation
  • Nephrology and Hypertension
  • Transplant Center
  • Pediatric Transplant Surgery
  • Kidney Transplant
Clinical Interests
Hypertension management
Glomerular disease
Nephrotic Syndrome
Chronic kidney disease
Transplantation
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Forestdale: Rehabilitation Hospital of the Cape and Islands
Newton: Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Medical Education
MD, New York Medical College
Residency, David Grant U.S. Air Force Medical Center
Fellowship, Children's Hospital Boston
Board Certifications
Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Nephrology, American Board of Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Foreign Languages
Hebrew
Patient Age Group
Pediatric
Accepting New Patients
Yes

The Johnsons: Mother donates kidney to toddler son

An ultrasound at 19 weeks showed that Andrew Johnson would be born with kidney functionality complications. Fortunately for Andrew, his mother was a compatible donor, and when he was strong enough, Andrew underwent kidney transplantation at MassGeneral Hospital for Children Transplant Center. “Everyone was so nervous that day,” Tara Johnson states. “I was elated.”

MGHfC hosts "Remembering Together" for bereaved families

MGH Hotline 1.28.11 The loss of a child is one of the most devastating experiences a person can endure.

Overcoming chronic kidney disease

When 14-year-old Kassie Holmes was faced with going back on dialysis or receiving a kidney transplant, Avram Traum, MD, recommended a transplant regiment that did not include steroids.

Andrew Johnson Bounces Back After Kidney Transplant

Toddler Andrew Johnson is thriving since receiving his mother’s kidney in a transplant at MassGeneral Hospital for Children.

Lessons Learned: Reflections on a Family-Doctor Relationship

Please join the MassGeneral Hospital for Children Family Advisory Council for a special Chief of Service presentation, as Council Member Lisa Cimino and Avi Traum, MD, discuss the wisdom they have acquired over years of taking care of Lisa's daughter; they will focus on fostering good communication and shared decision-making.

Pediatric Nephrology Associates
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Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-726-2908
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Pediatric Medicine
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Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-2728
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Pediatric Nephrology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-726-2908
Fax: 617-724-0581

Pediatric Medicine
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-2728
Fax: 617-724-3948

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