Dr. Avram Traum, MD

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Pediatric Nephrology | Male

Dr. Avram Traum, MD
Dr. Traum is originally from New York where he grew up and attended medical school at New York Medical College. After graduation in 1997, he went on active duty in the US Air Force and began his residency in Pediatrics at Travis AFB in northern California. He spent an additional year there as Chief Resident. He then moved east to Andrew AFB outside of Washington, DC where he spent two years as a General Pediatrician. In 2003, he moved to Boston for a fellowship in pediatric nephrology at Boston Children's Hospital. He was a Pediatric Nephrologist at Massachusetts General Hospital from 2006-2015, then returned to Boston Children's in late 2015. Aside from his clinical interests in the care of children with kidney disease and their families, Dr. Traum has also been involved in the education of medical students and residents. Along with colleagues, he developed and led a novel reflection curriculum for Pediatric Interns, focusing on promoting empathy, preventing burnout, and developing resilience during this early part of their professional identity formation and has promoted more interactive teaching for faculty and residents. His clinical interests span the full spectrum of kidney diseases, transplantation and hypertension.

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    VERY GOOD
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      Dr. Traum is originally from New York where he grew up and attended medical school at New York Medical College. After graduation in 1997, he went on active duty in the US Air Force and began his residency in Pediatrics at Travis AFB in northern California. He spent an additional year there as Chief Resident. He then moved east to Andrew AFB outside of Washington, DC where he spent two years as a General Pediatrician. In 2003, he moved to Boston for a fellowship in pediatric nephrology at Boston Children's Hospital. He was a Pediatric Nephrologist at Massachusetts General Hospital from 2006-2015, then returned to Boston Children's in late 2015.

      Aside from his clinical interests in the care of children with kidney disease and their families, Dr. Traum has also been involved in the education of medical students and residents. Along with colleagues, he developed and led a novel reflection curriculum for Pediatric Interns, focusing on promoting empathy, preventing burnout, and developing resilience during this early part of their professional identity formation and has promoted more interactive teaching for faculty and residents. His clinical interests span the full spectrum of kidney diseases, transplantation and hypertension.

      Dr. Traum's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      •  Specializes in Pediatric Nephrology
      •  Board certified in Pediatric Nephrology and Pediatrics
      •  No malpractice claims found
      •  No sanctions found
      •  No board actions found

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      • Pediatric Nephrology
      • Pediatrics

      Conditions Treated

      • Acidosis
      • Acute Kidney Failure
      • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
      • Chronic Kidney Diseases
      • Dehydration
      • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
      • End-Stage Renal Disease
      • Hydronephrosis
      • Hypertension
      • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Kidney Disease
      • Kidney Stones
      • Limb Swelling
      • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
      • Nephrotic Syndrome
      • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
      • Renal Dysfunction
      • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
      • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vitamin D Deficiency

      Education

      • Medical School
        New York Medical College

        Graduated in 1997

      • Residency Hospital
        David Grant Med Center Travis
      • Fellowship Hospital
        Children'S Hospital Boston

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • French
      • German

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      Specialties

      • Pediatric Nephrology

      Procedures Performed

      • Hemodialysis
      • Peritoneal Dialysis
      • Renal Scan