Faculty Profile


Megan Prochaska
Section of Nephrology
Instructor of Medicine
mprocha2@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730

Academic Interests

Dr. Prochaska’s academic interest is in epidemiology of kidney stones and physiologic mechanisms for urine acidification and supersaturation as they relate to kidney stone risk. She has a particular interest in how bariatric surgery and the gut microbiome influence the physiologic mechanisms that lead to increased kidney stone risk.
 

Clinical Interests

Dr. Prochaska’s clinic interests are in kidney stones, chronic kidney disease, electrolyte disorders, and other general nephrology.
 

Publications

  • Prochaska ML, Taylor EN, Curhan GC. Menopause and Risk of Kidney Stones. J Urol. 2018 Oct;200(4):823-828. PMID 29730204
  • Prochaska ML, Taylor EN, Vaidya A, Curhan GC. Low Bone Density and Bisphosphonate Use and Risk of Kidney Stones. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017, Aug 7;12(8):1284-1290. PMID 28576907
  • Prochaska ML, Taylor EN, Ferraro PM, Curhan GC. Relative Supersaturation of 24-hour Urine and Likelihood of Kidney Stones. J Urol. 2018 May;199(5):1262-1266. PMID 29132983
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Training

  • MD, 2011, University of Chicago-Pritzker,
  • Residency, 2014, University of Chicago, Internal Medicine
  • Clinical and Research Fellowship, 2016, Brigham and Women's Hospital-Massachusetts General Hosp combined program, Nephrology
  • Fellowship, 2018, Harvard Medical School, Research
  • MPH, 2018, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Public Health