Kenneth Raymond Hallows, MD, PhD

Nephrology, Polycystic Kidney Disease


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1520 San Pablo St. HC2 - Suite 1000 , Los Angeles, CA 90033

Monday - Friday

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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About Kenneth Raymond Hallows, MD, PhD
Kenneth Hallows, MD, PhD, is an internationally recognized nephrology physician and scientist. He leads innovative research aimed at uncovering the causes, potential treatments and cures for various forms of kidney disease.

Dr. Hallows’ research interests include investigating the role of metabolic changes and identifying new therapeutic targets in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), the most common genetic kidney disease, which causes cysts to grow in the kidneys with progressive impairment of kidney function. He also is studying the metabolic control of kidney epithelial salt and water transport mechanisms with relevance to hypertension, acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease.

At the Keck School of Medicine of USC, Dr. Hallows serves as chief of the division of nephrology and hypertension. He is also the director of the USC/UKRO Kidney Research Center and director of the USC PKD Clinic, a PKD Foundation Center of Excellence.

He earned his Doctor of Medicine (MD) with honors and a PhD in biophysics from the University of Rochester, New York. A sought-after lecturer, he is widely published in journal articles, chapters and abstracts.


  • Nephrology
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
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Division Chief of Nephrology, Professor of Medicine

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