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Laurence H Beck, Jr., MD, PhD, is a nephrologist at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and leads a clinical program in glomerular diseases that has attracted patient referrals from throughout the Northeast and beyond. Dr. Beck is also the David J. Salant Professor of Nephrology at Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. He received his MD-PhD from Harvard Medical School, completed his residency and Nephrology fellowship at Boston Medical Center, and has been a nephrologist there since 2006. Dr. Beck is a renowned expert on glomerular diseases, particularly those diseases such as membranous nephropathy, minimal change disease, and FSGS that can cause the nephrotic syndrome. He is a member of the Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research at Boston University and has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers and several influential reviews, editorials, guidelines and book chapters in major journals and textbooks. In recognition of his accomplishments, Dr. Beck received the Midcareer Distinguished Researcher Award from the American Society of Nephrology, one of only two recipients of this inaugural award in 2019.
  • Administrative Title

    David J. Salant Professor of Nephrology, Boston University Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. Member, Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, Boston University.
  • Education

    Harvard Medical School, 2000
  • Residency

    Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center, 2000-2003
  • Fellowship

    Nephrology, Boston Medical Center, 2006
  • Board Certifications

    Internal Medicine and Nephrology, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Special Interests

    Glomerular diseases


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