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About Tyler Woodell, MD

Tyler Woodell, MD, is a board-certified nephrologist who treats people with kidney disease, ranging from acute kidney injury to chronic kidney disease and end-stage kidney disease. He has a special interest in treating patients with glomerular disease, which includes conditions such as lupus nephritis, IgA nephropathy and various causes of nephrotic syndrome. He also treats patients with hypertension, electrolyte and acid-base disorders.

As an assistant professor in the Division of Nephrology-Hypertension, Dr. Woodell trains medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He also serves as director of community dialysis outreach.

Dr. Woodell completed his fellowship training in nephrology at Oregon Health and Sciences University in Portland, where he also earned a Master's of Clinical Research. He did his residency in internal medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Woodell earned his medical degree from University of Washington School of Medicine. He is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology.

He is a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine, American Society of Nephrology and National Kidney Foundation.

Outside of work, Dr. Woodell likes to try new restaurants and develop his home cooking skills. He also enjoys exercise and baseball.

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UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

Residency

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Fellowship

  • Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

Master's Degree

  • Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine, Portland, OR

Gender

  • Male

Date Joined Staff

  • 2018-07-01

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Glomerular Diseases
  • Hypertension
  • Lupus Nephritis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
  • IgA Nephropathy (Berger's Disease)
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted