Aris Oates, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Pediatric Nephrologist
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland

Curriculum Vitae

  • Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL
  • University of California, San Francisco, CA - Pediatrics
  • University of California, San Francisco, CA - Pedatric Nephrology


Dr. Aris Oates is a nephrologist who cares for children with conditions that affect renal (kidney) function, such as acute kidney injury and nephrotic syndrome (disorder characterized by the excretion of too much protein in the urine). He also treats complex renal disorders and conditions that affect the urinary tract, such a kidney stones and hydronephrosis (build up of urine causing kidney swelling). He manages blood pressure and also treats children with fluid and electrolyte disorders.

In research, Oates focuses on improving patient health through information technology. Specifically, he brings together initiatives on quality improvement and patient safety to advance electronic health records, communication systems and health system data.

Oates earned his medical degree at Rush Medical College. He completed a residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric nephrology at UCSF.