Stefan G. Kiessling, MD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Nephrology

Clinical interests

  • Chronic Renal Insufficiency
  • Hypertension Management
  • Pediatric Kidney Transplantation
  • Pediatric Nephrology

Stefan G. Kiessling, MD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Nephrology

Biography

My name is Stefan Kiessling; I received my medical degree from the Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen Germany. I completed a residency in pediatrics at Kentucky Children’s Hospital. Thereafter, I completed a fellowship in pediatric nephrology at The Children's Hospital in Boston.

I am board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in General Pediatrics as well as Pediatric Nephrology.

Faculty rank

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Education

Degree
Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen Germany

Residency
University of Kentucky, Lexington

Fellowship
Children's Hospital, Boston

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics, Nephrology

Pediatric Kidney Transplant

UK Transplant Center

Kentucky Clinic
Third Floor, Wing D, Room J301
740 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40536-0284

Call 859-323-6544
Call 866-474-6544
Fax 859-257-9813

Amenities
Dining, Internet/Wi-Fi, Information desk, Pharmacy services, Wheelchairs

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Pediatric Nephrology

Kentucky Clinic
Second Floor, Wing D, Suite K201
740 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40536-0284

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Call 859-323-6211, Ext. 1
Fax 859-257-7799

Amenities
Dining, Internet/Wi-Fi, Information desk, Pharmacy services, Wheelchairs

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  1. Selewski DT, Chen A, Shatat IF, Pais P, Greenbaum LA, Geier P, Nelson RD, Kiessling SG, Brophy PD, Quiroga A, Seifert ME, Straatmann CE, Mahan JD, Ferris ME, Troost JP, Gipson DS. Vitamin D in incident nephrotic syndrome: a Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium study. Pediatr Nephrol. 2016 Mar;31(3):465-72.
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  2. Chishti AS, Maul EC, Nazario RJ, Bennett JS, Kiessling SG. A guideline for the inpatient care of children with pyelonephritis. Ann Saudi Med. 2010 Sep-Oct; 30(5):341-9. PMID: 20716830.
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  3. Kiessling SG, McClanahan KK, Omar HA. Obesity, hypertension, and mental health evaluation in adolescents: a comprehensive approach. Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2008 Jan-Mar; 20(1):5-15. PMID: 18540279.
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  4. Harris AM, Hall B, Kriss VM, Fowlkes JL, Kiessling SG. Rabson-Mendenhall syndrome: medullary sponge kidney, a new component. Pediatr Nephrol. 2007 Dec; 22(12):2141-4. PMID: 17849153.
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  5. Kiessling SG, Wadhwa N, Kriss VM, Iocono J, Desai NS. An unusual case of severe therapy-resistant hypertension in a newborn. Pediatrics. 2007 Jan; 119(1):e301-4. PMID: 17200255.
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  6. Obermeier F, Hausmann M, Kellermeier S, Kiessling S, Strauch UG, Duitman E, Bulfone-Paus S, Herfarth H, Bock J, Dunger N, Stoeck M, Schölmerich J, Falk W, Rogler G. IL-15 protects intestinal epithelial cells. Eur J Immunol. 2006 Oct; 36(10):2691-9. PMID: 16981178.
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  7. Mühlbauer M, Allard B, Bosserhoff AK, Kiessling S, Herfarth H, Rogler G, Schölmerich J, Jobin C, Hellerbrand C. Differential effects of deoxycholic acid and taurodeoxycholic acid on NF-kappa B signal transduction and IL-8 gene expression in colonic epithelial cells. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2004 Jun; 286(6):G1000-8. PMID: 14726307.
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  8. Hausmann M, Kiessling S, Mestermann S, Webb G, Spöttl T, Andus T, Schölmerich J, Herfarth H, Ray K, Falk W, Rogler G. Toll-like receptors 2 and 4 are up-regulated during intestinal inflammation. Gastroenterology. 2002 Jun; 122(7):1987-2000. PMID: 12055604.
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  9. Kiessling S, Forrest K, Moscow J, Gewirtz A, Jackson E, Roszman T, Goebel J. Interstitial nephritis, hepatic failure, and systemic eosinophilia after minocycline treatment. Am J Kidney Dis. 2001 Dec; 38(6):E36. PMID: 11728996.
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  10. Koszewski NJ, Kiessling S, Malluche HH. Isolation of genomic DNA sequences that bind vitamin D receptor complexes. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2001 Apr 27; 283(1):188-94. PMID: 11322787.
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  11. Grossmann J, Walther K, Artinger M, Kiessling S, Schölmerich J. Apoptotic signaling during initiation of detachment-induced apoptosis ("anoikis") of primary human intestinal epithelial cells. Cell Growth Differ. 2001 Mar; 12(3):147-55. PMID: 11306515.
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