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Christopher Clardy, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Section Chief, Pediatric Nephrology

Coordinator, Inpatient Pediatrics

A specialist in pediatric nephrology and pediatric critical care, Dr. Christopher Clardy has received numerous awards, including "Top Doctor in the Chicago Metro Area" by Castle Connolly Guide and "Best Physician in America" by American Health Magazine.

Dr. Clardy and his colleagues treat all types of renal and genitourinary problems, including the following:

  • Congenital malformations of the kidney and bladder
  • Nephrotic syndrome (glomerulosclerosis)
  • Glomerulonephritis (lupus and IgA nephropathy)
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Enuresis
  • Hypertension
  • Electrolyte imbalances (renal tubular acidosis, Bartter's syndrome, and hypophosphatemic rickets)

Dr. Clardy takes care of children with acute and chronic renal failure who are on hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis. He also works closely with transplant surgery to care for children who require kidney transplantation.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
Comer Children's Hospital
5721 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Pediatric Nephrology
Pediatric Critical Care

Medical School

University of Virginia


Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, Nashville


Cincinnati Children's Hospital (Nephrology)
Rush Children's Hospital, Chicago (Critical Care)


American Society of Nephrology
American Society of Pediatric Nephrology
Christian Community Health Fellowship
Christian Medical & Dental Society
Society of Critical Care Medicine

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-6412

Office Fax

(773) 702-2488

Office Postal Address

Christopher Clardy, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 4063
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Clardy's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.