Lawrence Copelovitch, MD

Lawrence Copelovitch, MD, is an attending physician in CHOP's Division of Nephrology, the Kidney Transplant and Dialysis Program, and the Pediatric Kidney Stone Center.

Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Brandywine Valley
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - Albany Medical College, Albany, NY


    Pediatrics - Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL


    Pediatrics - Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL


    Pediatric Nephrology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    Pediatric Nephrology

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Physician

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

  • Conditions Treated
  • Departments and Services
  • Publications




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



    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.

  • 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