Amy Kogon, MD, MPH

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Amy Kogon, MD, MPH, is an attending physician in the Division of Nephrology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Kidney Transplantation, Dialysis, Chronic kidney disease and its complication in children, Hypertension in chronic kidney disease, Psychosocial and neurocognitive complications of CKD
Locations: Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care; Specialty Care, King of Prussia

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO


Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

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

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Psychosocial and neurocognitive complications of CKD
Hypertension in chronic kidney disease
Glomerulonephritis-cure GN




Kogon AJ, Kim JY, Laney N, Radcliffe J, Hooper SR, Furth SL, Hartung EA.. Depression and neurocognitive dysfunction in pediatric and young adult chronic kidney disease.   2019 May 2. doi: 10.1007/s00467-019-04265-z. Pediatr Nephrol., May 2019. doi: 10.1007/s00467-019-04265-z. [Epub ahead of print]


Harshman Lyndsay A, Johnson Rebecca J, Matheson Matthew B, Kogon Amy J, Shinnar Shlomo, Gerson Arlene C, Warady Bradley A, Furth Susan L, Hooper Stephen R. Academic achievement in children with chronic kidney disease: a report from the CKiD cohort. Pediatric nephrology, Nov 2018. [Epub ahead of print]


Knight A, Kogon AJ, Matheson MB, Warady BA, Furth SL, Hooper SR. Cognitive Function in Children with Lupus Nephritis: A Cross-Sectional Comparison with Children with Other Glomerular Chronic Kidney Diseases.J Pediatr. 2017 Oct; 189: 181-188.

Akchurin OM, Kogon AJ, Sethna CB, Hammad HT, Christos PJ, Mahan JD, Greenbaum LA, Woroniecki R. Approach to growth hormone therapy in children with chronic kidney disease varies across North America: the Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Conso11ium report. BMC Nephrol. 2017 May 30;18(1)

Verbitsky M, Kogon AJ, Matheson MB, Hooper SR, Wong CS, Warady BA, Furth SL, Gharavi AG. Genomic Disorders and Neurocognitive Impairment in Pediatric Chronic Kidney Disease. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Aug;28(8):2303-2309.


Kogon AJ, Matheson MB, Flynn JT, Gerson AC, Warady BA, Furth SL Hooper SR, Chronic Kidney Disease in Children Study Group. Depressive symptoms in children with chronic kidney disease. J Pediatr 2016; 168: 164-170.


Kogon AJ, Pierce CB, Cox C, Brady TM, Mitsnefes MM, Warady BA, Furth SL, Flynn JT. Nephrotic-range proteinuria is strongly associated with poor blood pressure control in pediatric chronic kidney disease. Kidney Int 2014; 85(4):938-44.


Kogon AJ, Van der Stoep A, Weiss NS, Flynn JT, Smith J, McCauley EM. Depression and its associated factors in pediatric chronic kidney disease. Pediatric Nephrology 2013; 28(9): 1855-61.


Kogon A, Hingorani S. Acute Kidney Injury in Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation. Seminars in Nephrology 2010; 50 (6): 615-626.


Metjian TA, Prasad PA, Kogon A, Coffin SE, Zaoutis TE. Evaluation of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP) at a Pediatric Teaching Hospital. Pediatric Infectious Diseases Journal 2008; 27(2): 106-11.


Lee JA, Parrett BM, Conejero JA, Laser J, Chen J, Kogon A, Grant RT, and Breitbart AS. Biological alchemy: engineering bone and fat from fat-derived stem cells. Annals of Plastic Surgery 2003; 50:610-617.


Breitbart AS, Nanda DA Laser J, Barcia M, Porti D, Malhotra S, Kogon AJ, Grant RT, Mason JM. Treatment of ischemic wounds using cultured dermal fibroblasts transduced retrovirally with PDGF-B and VEGF121 genes. Annals of Plastic Surgery 2001; 46(5):555-61



Lyndsay Harshman, Amy Kogon, Matthew Matheson, Rebecca Johnson,Arlene Gerson, Shlomo Shinnar,Bradley Warady, Susan Furth, Stephen Hooper, Marc Lande. The Role of Bicarbonate on Executive Function in Pediatric Chronic Kidney Disease. Pediatric Academic Society Annual Meeting, May 2019.

Jungwon Min, Melodee Mendoza, Heather Griffis, Hannah Hanson, Michelle Kaplinski, Amy Kogon, Kevin Meyers, Shobha Natarajan. The impact of early recognition and treatment of a systemic hypertension program on reducing blood pressure: the Hypertension and Vascular Evaluation (HAVE) Program. Pediatric Academic Society Annual Meeting, 2019.

Carlson J, Gerson A, Matheson M, Manne S, Warady B, Hooper S, Lande M, Harshman L, Johnson R, Shinnar S, Kogon A, Furth S. A longitudinal analysis of the effect of anemia on HRQOL of children with CKD . Pediatric Academic Society Annual Meeting, 2019.

Amy Kogon,Shuai Jiang, Babette Zemel,Mark Mitsnefes,Susan Furth,Bradley Warady,Nancy Rodig. Rapidly Increasing Body Mass Index and Obesity in Pediatric CKD. Pediatric Academic Society Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 2019.

Oleh Akchurin, Dajana Borova, Amy Kogon, Pamela Singer,Juhi Kumar,Mahmoud Kallash, John Mahan. Growth hormone use and quality of life in children with chronic kidney disease, the Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium study: initial baseline findings. Pediatric Academic Society Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 2019.


Louis-Philippe Laurin1, Andrew S. Bomback2, Michelle A. Hladunewich3, Jonathan P. Troost4, Brenda W. Gillespie4, Amy Kogon8, Debbie S. Gipson5, Kevin C. Abbott6, Michelle M. O'Shaughnessy7 on behalf of the CureGN Consortium. Treatment patterns among adults with membranous nephropathy in the Cure Glomerulopathy Network (CureGN). American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting, October 2018.

Murphy, Shannon L.,Gbadegesin, Rasheed A.,Herreshoff, Emily G.,  Canetta, Pietro A., Nachman, Patrick H., Reeve, Bryce B., Selewski, David T.,Sethna, Christine B.,Wang, Chia- Shi, Bartosh, Sharon M., Gipson, Debbie S., Mahan, John D., Tuttle, Katherine R., Troost, Jonathan P., Srivastava, Tarak, Kogon, Amy, Cai, Yi, Davis, T. Keefe, Fernandez, Hilda E., Fornoni, Alessia. Changes in Patient-Reported Outcomes and Glomerular Disease Activity: CureGN. American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting , October 2018.

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Society of Pediatric Nephrology

American Society of Nephrology