Pediatric Specialty Clinics
2521 Stockton Blvd., Suite 3200
Sacramento, CA 95817
Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, 1994-95
American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology, 2000
American Society of Nephrology
American Society of Transplantation
Mayo Alumni Association
Sacramento Pediatric Society
Honors and Awards:
Honors for excellence in Surgery, 1992
Honors for excellence in Community Medicine, 1992
Honors for excellence in OB/GYN, 1992
Gold medal for excelling in Psychiatry, 1992
Gold medal for Best Medical Graduate, 1992
Select Recent Publications:
Butani L, Perez RV. Effect of pretransplant dialysis modality and duration on long-term outcomes of children receiving renal transplants. Transplantation. 2011 Feb 27;91(4):447-51.
Lau KK, Tancredi DJ, Perez RV, Butani L. Unusual pattern of dyslipidemia in children receiving steroid minimization immunosuppression after renal transplantation. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010 Aug;5(8):1506-12. Epub 2010 May 27.
Lau KK, Berg GM, Schjoneman YG, Perez RV, Butani L. Extended experience with a steroid minimization immunosuppression protocol in pediatric renal transplant recipients. Pediatr Transplant. 2010 Jun;14(4):488-95. Epub 2009 Oct 22.
Lau KK, Berg GM, Schjoneman YG, Perez RV, Butani L. Pediatric en bloc kidney transplantation into pediatric recipients. Pediatr Transplant. 2010 Feb;14(1):100-4. Epub 2009 Mar 11.
Lau KK, Butani L: Treatment strategies for pediatric idiopathic hypercalciuria. Frontiers in Bioscience 2009; 1:299-305
Lau KK, Berg GL, Butani L: Financial implications of pediatric outpatient renal biopsies: a single center experience. Journal of Nephrology 2009; 22:69-74
Lee M, Shaikh U, Butani L: Effect of obesity/overweight on recovery after post-streptococcal nephritis. Clinical Nephrology 2009; 71(6):632-636
Butani L, Ramsamooj R. Experience with tacrolimus in children with steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome. Pediatr Nephrol. 2009 Aug;24(8):1517-23. Epub 2009 Jun 5.
Butani L, Ramsamooj R: Effect of long-term tacrolimus therapy in children with steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome. Pediatric Nephrology 2009; 24(8):1517-23
Butani L, Perez R, Gallay BJ: Success of a steroid-minimization immunosuppression protocol for renal transplantation in the presence of donor specific antibodies. Pediatric Transplantation 2009; 13(5):624-627
Lau KK, Ault BH, Jones DP, Butani L: Induction Therapy for Pediatric Focal Proliferative Lupus Nephritis: Cyclophosphamide Versus Mycophenolate Mofetil. Journal of Pediatric Health Care 2008; 22:282-288
Butani L: Dyslipidemia after renal transplantation: a cause for concern? Pediatric Transplantation 2008; 12:724-728
Louis CU, Butani L: High Blood Pressure and Hypertension in Pediatric Patients with Newly Diagnosed Acute Leukemia and Lymphoma. Pediatric Nephrology 2008; 23:603-609
Haddad M, Lau KK, Butani L: Remission of Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis Type I with the use of tacrolimus. Pediatric Nephrology 2007; 22:1787-1791
Butani L, Morgenstern BZ: Long-term outcome of children with Henoch-Schonlein Purpura Nephritis. Clinical Pediatrics 2007; 46:505-511