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Mark R. Hanudel, MD

Pediatric Nephrology


Mark Hanudel, MD, MS, FASN:

Dr. Hanudel was born and raised in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. He completed his undergraduate studies at Yale University in 2003, earning a degree in Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 2008. Dr. Hanudel then came to UCLA, where he completed his pediatric residency, completed his pediatric nephrology fellowship, and earned a Master of Science in Clinical Research degree. He joined the UCLA Department of Pediatrics faculty in 2016.

Dr. Hanudel is board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric nephrology. His clinical interests include caring for patients with acute and chronic kidney disease, including those on dialysis and with kidney transplants. He attends on the inpatient pediatric wards at UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital and at UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica. He provides outpatient clinical care at the DaVita Century City dialysis center.

Dr. Hanudel's research interests focus on the interrelated complications of chronic kidney disease, including anemia, disordered bone and mineral metabolism, and heart disease, which together account for much of the morbidity and mortality associated with kidney disease.


Medical Board Certifications

Pediatric Nephrology, American Board of Pediatrics, 2016
Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics, 2011


UCLA School of Medicine, 2014


UCLA School of Medicine, 2011


UCLA School of Medicine, 2009


UCLA, MS, 2016
Harvard Medical School, MD, 2008

Hospital Affiliations



  • Alice Litman Moss Annual Pediatric Resident Award, UCLA Department of Pediatrics, 2011
  • Fellow Award for Excellence in Teaching, UCLA Department of Pediatrics, 2014
  • NIH K12 Child Health Research Career Development Award, 2014-2016
  • Selected to the Southern California Super Doctors ® Rising Stars list, 2016-2017
  • NIH K08 Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award, 2016-2020
  • Awarded an American Society of Nephrology Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant, 2020-2022