Dr. Leong, M.D.

Sheldon Leong, M.D.

520 Cottonwood St.
Woodland, CA 95695
Ph: 530-668-3600



Stanford University (September 2017 - August 2018)

  • Master of Science degree program in Epidemiology and Clinical Research
  • Thesis: “Residual Kidney Function effectively controls plasma concentrations of secreted solutes in patients on twice weekly hemodialysis.”


Medical School:

University of California, Davis (August 2008 - May 2012) 

  • Physiology Tutor, 2009
  • Officer of the Paul Hom Free Clinic, 2008-2009
  • Regents' Scholar, 2008-2012



University of California, Berkeley (August 2003 - May 2007) 

  • BA in Molecular and Cell Biology, Magna cum laude

Honors Thesis: "An in vitro study of the natural truncation of lens beta-crystallins."

  • BA in Economics
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Research Apprentice, 2005-2007, Gong Vision Science Laboratory
Board Certifications:
  • Internal Medicine, August 2015
  • Nephrology, October 2017
Professional Employment:
  • Capital Nephrology Medical Group
    Woodland, California
    September 2018 - present
Post-Graduate Training:
  • Internal Medicine Residency
    Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
    July 2012- June 2015
    • Northern California ACP Abstract Competition, 2013: "Cerebral Salt Wasting in Alcoholic Dementia,"- Clinical Vignette
    • Medicine Noon Conference, April2014: "Urinalysis: a History and Review."
    • Medicine Grand Rounds, March 2015: "Chronic Kidney Disease and Mortality."
  • Nephrology Fellowship
    Stanford University
    July 2015- August 2018
    • Nephrology Grand Rounds, May 2016: "Phosphate and the Phosphate Binders."
    • Nephrology Grand Rounds, Nov 2016: "Estimating Residual Kidney Function in Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease."

    • Nephrology Grand Rounds, Oct 2017: "Dosing Hemodialysis."
    • Attended the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis’ “Home Dialysis University” course Feb 2017
    • Attended Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory’s “Origins of Renal Physiology” course Sept 2017
Publications and Presentations:
  • "lndoxyl  Sulfate: Review of Toxicity and Therapeutic Strategies," Leong SC, Sirich TL. Toxins, 8.12 (2016) 358.
  • "Effect of twice weekly hemodialysis on plasma levels of uremic solutes normally cleared by secretion," Leong SC, Meyer TW, Sirich TL. Poster Presentation, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week, November 2017.
  • “Residual function effectively controls plasma concentrations of secreted solutes in patients on
    twice weekly hemodialysis,” Leong SC, Sao J, Taussig A, Recht N, Meyer TW, Sirich TL.
    JASN, accepted for publication.

Stanford Clinical and Translational Science Award TLl TROOl 084, July 2017- 2018

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Capital Nephrology Medical Group

333 University Av., Suite 120

Sacramento, CA 95825

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