Rebecca Hjorten, MD
On staff since July 2020
"I am grateful for the opportunity to help patients and their families through the process of understanding their illness. I try to work with each family to create an evidence-based care plan tailored to their needs. My goal is to guide them every step of the way through their disease treatment and management so that their child can flourish and achieve the best quality of life."
Rebecca C Hjorten, MD is an attending physician in the Division of Nephrology at Seattle Children’s and is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine where she cares for patients in the clinical areas of general nephrology, kidney transplant and dialysis.
She earned her MD at Stanford University School of Medicine. She then completed her residency and began her nephrology fellowship at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. She completed her nephrology fellowship training at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. During her medical training she completed a research fellowship at the Technion Israel Institute of Technology and a postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of Washington studying APOL1 kidney disease.
Reidy KJ, Hjorten RC, Simpson CL, Rosenberg AZ, Rosenblum SD, Kovesdy CP, Tylavsky FA, Myrie J, Ruiz BL, Haque S, Mozhui K, Nelson GW, David VA, Yang X, Suzuki M, Jacob J, Reznik SE, Kaskel FJ, Kopp JB, Winkler CA, Davis RLFetal-Not Maternal-APOL1 Genotype Associated with Risk for Preeclampsia in Those with African Ancestry.
30173819 American journal of human genetics, 2018 Sept. 6 : 103(3)367-376 PMCID:PMC6128247
Hjorten R, Skorecki KLeveraging Ancestral Heterogeneity to Map Shared Genetic Risk Loci in Pediatric Steroid-Sensitive Nephrotic Syndrome.
29903749 Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN, 2018 July : 29(7)1793-1794 PMCID:PMC6050921
Reidy KJ, Hjorten R, Parekh RSGenetic risk of APOL1 and kidney disease in children and young adults of African ancestry.
29406442 Current opinion in pediatrics, 2018 April : 30(2)252-259 PMCID:PMC6002812
Ng DK, Robertson CC, Woroniecki RP, Limou S, Gillies CE, Reidy KJ, Winkler CA, Hingorani S, Gibson KL, Hjorten R, Sethna CB, Kopp JB, Moxey-Mims M, Furth SL, Warady BA, Kretzler M, Sedor JR, Kaskel FJ, Sampson MGAPOL1-associated glomerular disease among African-American children: a collaboration of the Chronic Kidney Disease in Children (CKiD) and Nephrotic Syndrome Study Network (NEPTUNE) cohorts.
27190333 Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association, 2017 June 1 : 32(6)983-990 PMCID:PMC5837652
Hjorten R, Anwar Z, Reidy KJLong-term Outcomes of Childhood Onset Nephrotic Syndrome.
27252935 Frontiers in pediatrics, 2016 : 453 PMCID:PMC4879783
Hjorten R, Hansen U, Underwood RA, Telfer HE, Fernandes RJ, Krakow D, Sebald E, Wachsmann-Hogiu S, Bruckner P, Jacquet R, Landis WJ, Byers PH, Pace JMType XXVII collagen at the transition of cartilage to bone during skeletogenesis.
17693149 Bone, 2007 Oct. : 41(4)535-42 PMCID:PMC2030487
Presentations Title Event Location Date Kidney Complications in Children with Nephrotic Syndrome ASPN 2020 Summer Virtual Series Webinar 2020 Characteristics of African American Children with Glomerular Disease by ApoL1 Risk Status in the CKID and Neptune Cohort Studies Nephrotic Syndrome Study Network (NEPTUNE) 11th Investigator Meeting Webinar 2015 Collagen XXVII: A possible mineralization connection in hard tissues Gordon Research Conference on Collagen, New London, NH, Session type: “New Collagens” New Hampshire 2005
- Board Certification(s)
- Medical/Professional School
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford
Pediatrics, Children's Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx
Pediatric Nephrology, Children's Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx
Pediatric Nephrology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati
Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Technion City
Nephrology, University of Washington, Seattle