Clifford Kashtan, MD

Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Clifford Kashtan

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-626-2922

Fax 612-626-2791

Office Address:
Pediatric Nephrology
6th Floor East Building
2450 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Mailing Address:
Pediatric Nephrology
6th Floor East Building
8952E (Campus Delivery Code)
2450 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Administrative Assistant Name
Lynette Lohse

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Faculty Member, Division of Pediatric Nephrology

Pediatric Nephrologist

MD, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Residency in Pediatrics, Boston City Hospital, Boston, MA

Clinical Fellowship in Pediatric Nephrology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Fellowship in Pediatric Nephrology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN


Awards & Recognition

  • Castle Connolly “Top Doctor”
  • Minneapolis - St. Paul “Top Doctors” (2012-2018)
  • Minnesota Monthly “Top Doctors” (2017)
  • Best Doctors in America® (2011-2013)
  • Recognition of Excellence, University of Minnesota, Academic Health Center (2001)
  • Alport “Asparagus” Award “for distinguished service in elucidation of the immune manifestations of Alport syndrome,” Alport Study, University of Utah (1999)
  • National Kidney Foundation Young Investigator (1987-1989)



  • Pediatrics
  • Transplant Surgery


Pediatric Specialty Care-Discovery Clinic;Transplant Center

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Nephrology

Clinical Interests

Pediatric nephrology; Pediatric kidney transplantation; Pediatric dialysis