Gerald B. Appel MD, PhD, FACP, FASN
Dr. Gerald Appel is a Professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia University, as well as the University’s Director of Clinical Nephrology. Dr. Appel has been an attending physician at Columbia University Medical Center since 1989. He is also the Director of the Glomerular Disease Center at the University. Dr. Appel has served as President of the New York Society of Nephrology and on Medical Advisory Boards of the New York-New Jersey branch of the National Kidney Foundation. In 1998, Dr. Appel was the recipient of the Lester Hoenig Award, the highest award given by the National Kidney Foundation of New York/New Jersey. Dr. Appel was also nominated for New York Magazine’s Best Doctors 2008.
Dr. Appel attended medical school at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine. He completed both his internship and residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. He accomplished Fellowships in Nephrology at both Columbia Presbyterian and Yale-New Haven Medical Center. He is a member of several committees, including the American Society of Nephrology and the Kidney Council of the American Heart Association.