Dr. Paul Brakeman, MD

Pediatric NephrologyMaleAge 54

Dr. Paul Brakeman, MD is a Pediatric Nephrology Specialist in San Francisco, CA and has over 24 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Johns Hopkins U, School of Medicine medical school in 1997. He is affiliated with UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Brakeman to book an appointment.

Dr. Brakeman

Children's Renal Center

533 Parnassus Ave San Francisco, CA 94143
Accepting new patients

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Acidosis
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Acute Kidney Failure
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Chronic Kidney Diseases
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Dr. Brakeman treats Chronic Kidney Diseases more than 12% of his peers

Dr. Brakeman treats this condition more than 12% of his peers

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  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
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Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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End-Stage Renal Disease
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End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
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Hemodialysis
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Hydronephrosis
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Hyperkalemia
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Hypertension
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Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
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Kidney Hypertrophy
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Kidney Infection
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Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
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Nephritis and Nephropathy
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Nephrotic Syndrome
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Peritoneal Dialysis
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Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
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Proteinuria
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Renal Hyperparathyroidism
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Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
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Vasculitis
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Vitamin D Deficiency
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Dr. Brakeman's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Hypertrophy
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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    Dr. Brakeman is, by far, the best doctor I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. He’s intelligent, informative and kind. My daughter has been in his care since she first had kidney issues. She has gone thru 18 months of dialysis and a kidney transplant. She absolutely loves Dr. Brakeman. I know he must be very busy but he somehow makes us feel like we are the only patients in the world. He sits and talks to me as long as I need. He has been a bright light for us in a rather dark time in our lives. He has given my daughter Mira a second chance at life. We are very blessed to have him in our lives.
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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Paul Brakeman, MD is a Pediatric Nephrology Specialist in San Francisco, CA and has over 24 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated...Read more

    Specialties

    • Pediatric Nephrology

    Board Certifications

    • Pediatric Nephrology
    • Pediatrics

    Education

    UCSF Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    UCSF Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    2004
    UC
    Fellowship Hospital
    1997
    Johns Hopkins U, School of Medicine
    Medical School

    Awards

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    What are Dr. Paul Brakeman, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Brakeman frequently treats Chronic Kidney Diseases, Acidosis, and Acute Kidney Failure. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Brakeman treats.

    Where is Dr. Paul Brakeman, MD's office located?

    Dr. Brakeman's office is located at 533 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    Locations

    Children's Renal Center

    Children's Renal Center533 Parnassus Ave San Francisco, CA 94143
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    UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus

    San Francisco, CA

    82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

    15 Awards Received