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Adrian Spitzer


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American physician.

Biography of Adrian Spitzer

Adrain Spritzer is (2002) Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Director of NIH Training Program, Children's Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center.

Adrian Spitzer, MD, is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Pediatrics, American Federation for Medical Research, American Pediatric Society, American Society of Nephrology, American Society of Pediatric Nephrology, International Society of Nephrology, and Society for Pediatric Research.


  • Tej K. Mattoo, Ira Greifer, Pinhas Geva, Adrian Spitzer:
    Acquired renal cystic disease in children and young adults on maintenance ialysis.
    Pediatric Nephrology, Berlin, 1997, 11 (4): 447-450.

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