Kasiske Bertram

Bertram L. Kasiske, MD

Division Director

Clinical Expertise

Dr. Kasiske is the Director of Nephrology at Hennepin Healthcare. He is the US Principal Investigator in the Study of Heart and Renal Protection (SHARP), and Principal Investigator for National Institutes of Health grants to study long-term effects of kidney donation and cardiovascular disease in kidney transplant recipients.

Medical School

  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA


  • Internal Medicine, Hennepin Healthcare, Minneapolis, MN, USA


  • Nephrology, Hennepin Healthcare, Minneapolis, MN, USA


  • Director of Nephrology, Hennepin Healthcare
  • Former Deputy Director, United States Renal Data System
  • Former Editor-in-Chief, American Journal of Kidney Diseases
  • Kidney Disease, Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute
  • Organ Transplantation, Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute