ERKNet Reference Center


Bucharest, Fundeni Clinical Institute


Pediatric Nephrology Division


Our Expertise in Pediatric and Adult Nephrology covers a broad area including Immunology and genetics of renal diseases, SLE, aHUS, C3 nephropathy, Complement, FSGS, ADPKD, tubular disorders, RRT, Kidney transplantation, and it involves collaborations with colleagues from International Medical Institutions. We provide complex diagnosis tests for the initial presentation and follow-up and also adequate treatment. Every year we see more that 1500 rare kidney disease patients.
We offer acute care for Kidney disease patients, in collaboration with our hospital intensive care unit. We can do: - Therapeutic plasma exchange - Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) by: - continuous hemodiafiltration (CHDF) --- continuous arteriovenous hemodiafiltration (CAVHDF) --- continuous venovenous hemodiafiltration (CVVHDF) - continuous hemodialysis (CHD) --- continuous venovenous hemodialysis (CVVHD)
We can perform interventional nephrology procedures:
- central vein catheter placement (by collaboration with the intensive care unit),
- peritoneal dialysis placement ( by collaboration with the surgery unit), - Fistula (by collaboration with the vascular surgery unit)
- Kidney Biopsy (Ultrasound Guided).


Senior clinician experts

Adrian Catalin Lungu   (HCP Lead)   [e-mail]
Cristina Stoica   [e-mail]

Junior clinician experts

Anca Marin   [e-mail]

Clinicians in training


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Lucia Alina Mocanu   [e-mail]

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Bettyna Olivotto

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Alexandra-Nicoleta Stanciu   [e-mail]

Clinical geneticists

Alexandra Zamfirescu   [e-mail]

Disease expertise

» Hereditary glomerulopathies
» Immune glomerulopathies
» Thrombotic microangiopathies
» Pediatric CKD & dialysis


Dr. Adrian Catalin Lungu
Telephone: +40 21 275 0700


» Pediatric Nephrology Division