Nancy Rodig, MD

Nancy Rodig, MD

Medical Director, KidneyTransplant Program; Assistant in Medicine

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-355-6129

  • Fax: 617-730-0569

Medical Services


  • Nephrology
  • Transplantation


  • Medicine
  • Nephrology


  • English


  • End-Stage Renal Disease Program
  • General Renal Program
  • Kidney Transplant Program
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-6129 or Request an Appointment

Experience and Education



College of the Holy Cross, 1990

Worcester, MA

Medical School

Washington University , 1995

St Louis, MO

Internship, Pediatrics

St. Louis Children's Hospital, 1995-1996

St Louis, MO

Residency, Pediatrics

St. Louis Children's Hospital, 1996-1998

St Louis, MO

Fellowship, Pediatric Nephrology

Boston Children's Hospital, 1999-2002

Boston, MA


  • Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology

Professional History

Dr. Rodig has been with Boston Children's Hospital since 1999. In addition to her role as medical director of the Renal Transplant Program, she is active within the General Renal Program and Dialysis Unit. Her clinical and research interests focus on translational mechanisms related to the outcome and treatment of pediatric patients with chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease. Her research interests include growth outcomes in children with chronic kidney disease and general outcomes after kidney transplantation in the context of immunosuppression minimization protocols. In addition to holding an academic appointment as an assistant professor in pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Rodig is a member of International Pediatric Nephrology Association, the American Society of Nephrology, the International Society of Nephrology and the American Society of Transplantation.


Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles
  1. Sheikine Y, Woda CB, Lee PY, Chatila TA, Keles S, Charbonnier LM, Schmidt B, Rosen S, Rodig NM. Renal involvement in the immunodysregulation, polyendocrinopathy, enteropathy, X-linked (IPEX) disorder. Pediatr Nephrol. 2015 Jul; 30(7):1197-202.
  2. Zsengellér ZK, Aljinovic N, Teot LA, Korson M, Rodig N, Sloan JL, Venditti CP, Berry GT, Rosen S. Methylmalonic acidemia: a megamitochondrial disorder affecting the kidney. Pediatr Nephrol. 2014 Nov; 29(11):2139-46.
  3. Rodig NM, McDermott KC, Schneider MF, Hotchkiss HM, Yadin O, Seikaly MG, Furth SL, Warady BA. Growth in children with chronic kidney disease: a report from the Chronic Kidney Disease in Children Study. Pediatr Nephrol. 2014 Oct; 29(10):1987-95.
  4. Bower M, Salomon R, Allanson J, Antignac C, Benedicenti F, Benetti E, Binenbaum G, Jensen UB, Cochat P, DeCramer S, Dixon J, Drouin R, Falk MJ, Feret H, Gise R, Hunter A, Johnson K, Kumar R, Lavocat MP, Martin L, Morinière V, Mowat D, Murer L, Nguyen HT, Peretz-Amit G, Pierce E, Place E, Rodig N, Salerno A, Sastry S, Sato T, Sayer JA, Schaafsma GC, Shoemaker L, Stockton DW, Tan WH, Tenconi R, Vanhille P, Vats A, Wang X, Warman B, Weleber RG, White SM, Wilson-Brackett C, Zand DJ, Eccles M, Schimmenti LA, Heidet L. Update of PAX2 mutations in renal coloboma syndrome and establishment of a locus-specific database. Hum Mutat. 2012 Mar; 33(3):457-66.
  5. Ho DT, Rodig NM, Kim HB, Lidov HG, Shapiro FD, Raju GP, Kang PB. Rapid reversal of uremic neuropathy following renal transplantation in an adolescent. Pediatr Transplant. 2012 Nov; 16(7):E296-300.
  6. Silva A, Rodig N, Passerotti CP, Recabal P, Borer JG, Retik AB, Nguyen HT. Risk factors for urinary tract infection after renal transplantation and its impact on graft function in children and young adults. J Urol. 2010 Oct; 184(4):1462-7.
  7. Traum AZ, Rodig NM, Pilichowska ME, Somers MJ. Central nervous system lymphoproliferative disorder in pediatric kidney transplant recipients. Pediatr Transplant. 2006 Jun; 10(4):505-12.
  8. Lai MW, Boyer EW, Kleinman ME, Rodig NM, Ewald MB. Acute arsenic poisoning in two siblings. Pediatrics. 2005 Jul; 116(1):249-57.
  9. Rodig N, Ryan T, Allen JA, Pang H, Grabie N, Chernova T, Greenfield EA, Liang SC, Sharpe AH, Lichtman AH, Freeman GJ. Endothelial expression of PD-L1 and PD-L2 down-regulates CD8+ T cell activation and cytolysis. Eur J Immunol. 2003 Nov; 33(11):3117-26.
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-6129 or Request an Appointment


We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

Boston Children's Hospital 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 617-355-6000 | 800-355-7944