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Andrew I. Chin, M.D. View profile as PDF

Andrew I. Chin

Clinical Interests

Andrew I. Chin is responsible for training medical students, medical house staff and renal fellows in renal disease and renal pathophysiology.


Associate Professor, Health Science


Internal Medicine, Nephrology


Internal Medicine




Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
Nephrology Clinic
4860 Y St., Suite 0200
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-3761

Additional Phone:

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)


M.D., UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, 1995
B.A., Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, 1991


Scripps Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, San Diego, California, 1995-98


Scripps Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, San Diego, California, 1995-98
scripps Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, San Diego, CA, 1998-1999


University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1999-2001

Board Certifications:

American Board of Internal Medicine, 1998
American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology, 2002

Select Honors and Awards:

Resident of the Year, Teaching Award, Scripps Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, 1998

Select Recent Publications:

Chin Al, Raffo WR, Yang X, and Madison JR. Evolution of hemodialysis access resistance: a longitudinal 5-year model using functional principal components analysis. Int J Artif Organs, 32(12):864-71, 2009.

Chin AI Renal acid-base balance and renal tubular acidosis, Chapter In: Urinary Stone Disease: the practical guide to medical and surgical management. Ed. By Stoller and Meng. The Humana Press, Inc., 2007

Chin AI and Yeun JY. Encapsulating Peritoneal Sclerosis: An Unpredictable and Devastating Complication of Peritoneal Dialysis. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 47(4): 697-712, 2006.

Morfin JA and Chin AI. Urinary Oxalate Crystals in Ethylene Glycol Intoxication. New England Journal of Medicine, 353(24), e21, 2005.

Chin AI, Chang W, Fitzgerald JT, Schanzer A, Perez RV, McVicar JP and Troppmann C. Intra-access blood flow in patients with newly created upper arm arteriovenous native fistulae for hemodialysis access. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 44(5):850-58, 2004.

Fitzgerald JT, Schanzer A, Chin AI, McVicar JP, Perez RV, and Troppmann C. Outcomes of upper arm arteriovenous fistulas for maintenance hemodialysis access. Archives of Surgery; 139: 201-208, 2004.

Chin AI Hepatitis B virus vaccine response in hemodialysis: Baseline patient characteristics. Hemodialysis International, 7(4):296-303, 2003.

Don BR and Chin AI A strategy for the treatment of calcific uremic arteriolopathy (calciphylaxis) employing a combination of therapies. Clinical Nephrology, 59(6):463-70, 2003.

To see if Andrew I. Chin is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).