2521 Stockton Blvd., Suite 3200
Sacramento, CA 95817
Senior Resident, Pediatrics
Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
Junior Resident, Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics, 1995
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.
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
Butani L, Ramsamooj R: Effect of long-term tacrolimus therapy in children with steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome. Pediatric Nephrology 2009; 24(8):1517-23
Lau KK, Butani L: Treatment strategies for pediatric idiopathic hypercalciuria. Frontiers in Bioscience 2009; 1:299-305
Lee M, Shaikh U, Butani L: Effect of obesity/overweight on recovery after post-streptococcal nephritis. Clinical Nephrology 2009; 71(6):632-636
Lau KK, Berg GL, Butani L: Financial implications of pediatric outpatient renal biopsies: a single center experience. Journal of Nephrology 2009; 22:69-74
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.