Dr. Kevin Ho MD Nephrologist

Dr. Kevin Ho is a nephrologist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and UPMC Mercy. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and has been in practice for 27 years. Dr. Ho accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 29 doctors at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and one of 31 at UPMC Mercy who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Clinical Interests: Genetic Predisposition to Disease, Inwardly Rectifying Potassium Channels, Quality of Health Care, Chronic Kidney Failure, Dialysis, Hypertension, Diabetes

Hospital Affiliation

UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
Ranked #26 in Nephrology

Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

UPMC Mercy

UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside - Shadyside

Education & Medical Training

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1987–1990

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1990–1994

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Class of 1987

Harvard University
Other Training, Biological Sciences, 1978–1982


Other Training, Biological Sciences, 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 23 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 14 years in Nephrology

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

The Gift of Life Medical Award, National Kidney Foundation
2014

Recognition Plaque, The Renal Network, Inc. Networks 4, 9 &10
2013

Recognition Plaque, The National Kidney Foundation Serving the Alleghenies
2012

Recognition Plaque, Pennsylvania Dept. of Health
2011

Honors in 18 medical school courses/rotations, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
1987

John Harvard Scholarship for academic excellence
1982

Harvard Scholarship for academic excellence, Harvard University
1979

Harvard Scholarship for academic excellence, Harvard University
1981

Publications & Presentations

An extensive targeted proteomic analysis of disease-related protein biomarkers in urine from healthy donors
Nolen BM, Orlichenko LS, Marrangoni A, Velikokhatnaya L, Prosser D, Grizzle WE, Ho K, Jenkins FJ, Bovbjerg DH, Lokshin AE 2013 1 1

Andersen S, Chang YF, Burr R, Seddon P, Marszalek J, Logue K, Ali A, Martin S, Ho K 2011

Ho K, McMichael J, Argyropoulos C, Ladik V, Zickgraf L, Martin AA, Meyer KB, MD, Miskulin D 2011 11

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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