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Lawrence Copelovitch, MD

Attending Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania


2004, Pediatric Resident Teaching Award
1999, The Arthur Knudson Prize in Biochemistry
1999, Academic Excellence in Physiology
1999, Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Society
1999, The McGraw-Hill Award
1999, The Daggett Prize in Anatomies
1999, Commendation for Scholastic Excellence
1998, Commendation for Scholastic Excellence




Beier UH, Copelovitch L. Congenital anomalies of the kidney and urologic system. In: Florin TA, Ludwig S, eds. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2011. p. 408-413.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial positions


2011-present, Italian Journal of Pediatrics
2010-present, Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology
2009-present, Journal of Pediatric Infectious Disease
2009-present, European Journal of Pediatrics 

Academic positions

2011-present, American Society of Pediatric Nephrology (ASPN), Program Committee Member


Memberships in professional organizations

International organizations

2010-present, International Society of Pediatric Nephrology

National organizations

2004-present, American Society of Pediatric Nephrology
2004-2007, National Kidney Foundation
2004-2007, American Society of Nephrology
2001-2004, American Academic of Pediatrics 

Original Papers


Banerjee R, Hersh AL, Newland J, Beekmann SE, Polgreen PM, Bender J, et al. Streptococcus pneumoniae-associated hemolytic uremic syndrome among children in North America. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2011 Sep;30(9):736-9. Cited in PubMed; PMID 2177230. Read the abstract

Copelovitch L, Warady BA, Furth SL. Insights from the Chronic Kidney Disease in Children CKiD) Study. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011 Aug;6(8):2047-53. Epub 2011 Jul 22. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21784815. Read the abstract


Sampson MG, Coughlin CR, Kaplan P, Conlin LK, Meyers KEC, Zackai EH, et al. Evidence for a recurrent microdeletion at chromosome 16p11.2 associated with congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract (CAKUT) and Hirschsprung disease. Am J Med Genet A. 2010 Oct;152A(10):2618-22. Cited in PubMed: PMID 20799338. Read the abstract

Copelovitch L, Kaplan BS. Streptococcus pneumonia-associated hemolytic uremic syndrome: classification and the emergence of serotype 19A. Pediatrics. 2010 Jan;125(1):3174-82. Epub 2009 Dec 21. Cited in PubMed: PMID 20026500. Read the article

Copelovitch L, Kaplan BS. An expanded syndrome of dRTA with hearing loss, hyperoxaluria and beta1-microglobulinuria.  Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation Plus. 2010; 3(5):439-442.

Copelovitch L, Samol O, Taraquinion S. Childhood nephrotic syndrome in Cambodia: an association with gastrointestinal parasites. J Pediatr. 2010 Jan;156(10):76-81. Cited in PubMed: PMID 19683254. Read the abstract

Posters and Presentations


Copelovitch L. Hematuria and proteinuria for the primary care provider [presentation]. Grand Rounds; Crozer-Chester Medical Center; 2011; Upland, PA.

Copelovitch L. Hematuria and proteinuria for the primary care provider [presentation]. Grand Rounds; Delaware County Memorial Hospital; 2011; Drexel Hill, PA.

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