Patrick D. Brophy, MD, MHCDS

Jean E Robillard, MD, Chair in Pediatric Nephrology
Director, Pediatric Nephrology
Vice Chair of Clinical Innovation- Pediatrics
Professor of Pediatrics - Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation
Professor of Surgery

Contact Information

Primary Office: 1269A CBRB
Iowa City, 52242
Phone: 319-356-7249

Fax: 4019 Boyd Tower
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, 52242
Phone: 319-356-7249


BSc, University of Regina
BA, University of Saskatchewan
MD, Distinction, University of Saskatchewan
MS, Healthcare Delivery Services, Tuck School of Business/ The Dartmouth Institute, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Internship, Pasqua Hospital
Resident, Pediatrics, University of Manitoba
Fellow, Pediatric Nephrology, University of Michigan Medical Center
Fellow, Pediatric Nephrology Service (Research), University of Michigan Medical Center

Licensure and Certifications

Medical Council of Canada
Neonatal Resuscitation Program – Instructor/Medical Director
Pediatric Advanced Life Support- Instructor/Medical Director
Basic Life Support

Education/Training Program Affiliations

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Informatics

Research Summary

Basic Science interests: 1) The genetic and developmental biology aspects underlying kidney formation, 2) Congenital and Genetic urogenital abnormalities - more specifically Bilateral/Unilateral renal agenesis (Potter's Syndrome) and congenital progressive hydronephrosis. Translational/Collaborative Interests: Transplantation and Renal biobanks, Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis (MPGN) and atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Clinical Interests: member of the Prospective Pediatric Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy Registry, NAPRTCS, Chronic Kidney Disease, Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) and Acute Kidney Injury Network (AKIN).