Pediatric Nephrologist

Najera, Lydia, MD

Dr. Lydia Najera


  • Pediatrics
  • Cardiology
  • Pediatric Kidney Disease
  • Transplants

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.

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics- Certified in Pediatric Nephrology

Clinical Interests

Pediatric nephrology

Autoimmune diseases and kidney function

Pediatric kidney transplantation

Pediatric dialysis

Medical School

University of Texas, Galveston, TX


University of Arizona Affiliated Hospitals, Tucson, AZ


University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Hospital Privileges


University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital

University of Minnesota Medical Center


Central Scheduling: 612.672.7422

Provider Referrals: 612.672.7000

Administrative Offices: 612.884.0600

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