Miroslaw J. Smogorzewski

Associate Professor of Medicine
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Areas of treatment:

Treatment of glomerular diseases
Kidney transplantation
Renal transplantation
Hyperparathyrodism of uremia


  • Nephrology


  • Department of Medicine


  • English
  • Polish
  • Russian

Miroslaw J. Smogorzewski, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • USC Healthcare Center 2

About this doctor:

Born and educated in his native Poland, Dr. Smogorzewski first had a fellowship in Renal Medicine at Hammersmith Hospital in London, UK before coming to southern California as a research fellow in Nephrology at the LAC+USC Medical Center. While in Poland, Dr. Smogorzewski was the Chief of the Dialysis Unit at the Medical Academy in Warsaw and was previously the Associate Director at Keck’s Fellowship Program at the Division of Nephrology and the Director of clinical nephrology teaching for students, residents and interns.

In addition to his teaching and academic responsibilities, Dr. Smogorzewski serves as an attending physician in the Medicine/Nephrology Department at the LAC+USC Medical Center and Nephrology/Transplant department at Keck Hospital of USC. An accomplished author of numerous peer reviewed medical articles, Dr. Smogorzewski is also an Associate Editor for the Mineral and Electrolyte Metabolism section of the American Journal of Nephrology. In 2007, Dr. Smogorzewski was invited back to Poland to lecture on Derangements in Brain Acetylcholine Metabolism for the Fifth International Congress on Uremia Research.



Medical Academy of Warsaw, Poland, Physician's Diploma, summa cum laude, 1973


Warsaw Medical Academy Hospitals, Poland, 1973 - 1974


Warsaw Medical Academy Hospitals (Internal Medicine), Warsaw, Poland, 1974 - 1976
Warsaw Medical Academy Hospitals (Internal Medicine), Warsaw, Poland, 1977 - 1981


Postgraduate Fellow in Renal Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, London, England, 1981
Research Fellowship, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, LAC+USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA,1985 - 1988

Professional society memberships:

European Dialysis and Transplantation Association
European Renal Association, 1983 - Present
Polish Society of Nephrology, 1985 - Present
National Kidney Foundation of Southern California, 1989 - Present
National Kidney Foundation, 1989 - Present
American Society of Nephrology, 1990 - Present
International Society of Nephrology, 1990 - Present