Lydia Najera, MD

Lydia Najera, MD

Pediatric Nephrologist

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care Philosophy

In addition to teaching, my research interest is in the effects autoimmune diseases have on kidney function. This is particularly important in children, because they seem to have significant renal conditions associated with autoimmune disease.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Autoimmune Diseases and Kidney Function
  • Pediatric Dialysis
  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pediatrics

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • University of Texas, Galveston, TX


  • University of Arizona Affiliated Hospitals, Tucson, AZ


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics- Certified in Pediatric Nephrology

Recognition and Leadership


  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2009, 2010, 2017)
  • Best Doctors in America (2007-2013)

Academic Information


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