Christian Hanna, M.D., M.S.

  1. Pediatric Nephrologist

Christian Hanna, M.D., M.S., is a member of the Pediatric Nephrology and Hypertension Division at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

His areas of expertise and interest include:

  • Care of pediatric patients afflicted with Inherited Cystic Renal Disease
  • Clinical trials to evaluate promising new treatments for Pediatric Cystic Renal Disease

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Hanna is active in education, and providing mentorship to residents and fellows.

  1. Acute kidney injury
  2. Blood in urine
  3. Childhood nephrotic syndrome
  4. Chronic kidney disease
  5. Congenital kidney disorder
  6. End-stage renal disease
  7. Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis
  8. Glomerular disease
  9. Hemolytic uremic syndrome
  10. High blood pressure in children
  11. Horseshoe kidney
  12. Hydronephrosis
  13. IgA nephropathy
  14. Inherited cystic kidney disorder
  15. Kidney cyst
  16. Kidney infection
  17. Kidney stone
  18. Medullary sponge kidney
  19. Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis
  20. Membranous nephropathy
  21. Minimal change disease
  22. Multicystic kidney dysplasia
  23. Nephrotic syndrome
  24. Polycystic kidney disease
  25. Postural proteinuria
  26. Protein in urine
  27. Renal artery stenosis
  28. Renal tubular acidosis
  29. Renovascular disease
  30. Single kidney
  31. UTI
  1. Continuous renal replacement therapy
  2. Dialysis
  3. Hemodialysis
  4. Kidney biopsy
  5. Kidney transplant
  6. Peritoneal dialysis
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Congenital Anomalies of the kidney and bladder
  • Nephropathic cystinosis
  • Hemolytic uremic syndrome
  • Nephrotic syndrome
  • Hypertension
  • Hematuria and proteinuria
  • Focal segmental glomerular sclerosis (FSGS)
  • Membranous nephropathy
  • Minimal change disease
  • IgA nephropathy
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Dialysis — acute and chronic
  1. 2013
    MSci - Master of Science and Clinical InvestigationNorthwestern University
  2. 2013
    Fellowship - Pediatric NephrologyNorthwestern University
  3. 2010
    Residency - PediatricsSUNY Upstate Medical University
  4. 2008
    Internship - PediatricsSUNY Upstate Medical University
  5. 2006
    BSUniversity of Damascus
  6. 2006
    MDUniversity of Damascus

Certifications

  1. 2014
    Pediatric NephrologyAmerican Board of Pediatrics
  2. 2010
    PediatricsAmerican Board of Pediatrics

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    Metabolic fingerprinting of young patients with Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD). Polycystic Disease Clinic, Division of Nephrology & Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  2. 2020
    Pilot methylation study of circulating cell-free DNA in pediatric ADPKD patientsPolycystic Disease Clinic, Division of Nephrology & Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  3. 2020
    Three-Dimensional Ultrasound Imaging for Measurement of Total Kidney Volume in Pediatric Cases of Polycystic Kidney DiseasePolycystic Disease Clinic, Division of Nephrology & Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  4. 2019
    Michael C. Smith Excellence in Teaching AwardBaylor Scott & White McLane Children’s Hospital
  5. 2017
    Top Doctor Rising StarMinneapolis Saint Paul Magazine
  6. 2017
    Top DoctorMinnesota Monthly
  7. 2016
    Top Doctor Rising StarMinneapolis Saint Paul Magazine
  8. 2015
    Top Doctor Rising StarMinneapolis Saint Paul Magazine
  9. 2006
    Medical School Dean Excellency AwardUniversity of Damascus
  10. 1999
    First Rank Award in High SchoolTartus High School, Syria

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    MemberPediatric Research Committee, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  2. 2020
    Interim Directordialysis
  3. 2017 - 2018
    MemberUS News and World Report Ranking Committee, University of Minnesota
  4. 2017 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Pediatric Nephrology Communication Committee
  5. 2016 - present
    MemberInternational Society of Pediatric Nephrology
  6. 2012 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Nephrology
  7. 2011 - present
    MemberMidwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium
  8. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Pediatric Nephrology
  9. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Pediatrics

Publications