Wei Ling Lau

Wei Ling Lau, MD


Nephrology, Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

Chronic kidney disease, Kidney stone disease, Kidney stone treatments, Phosphorus metabolism disorders, Proteinuria

Medical Services
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology [Internal Medicine]
  • English
Medical School
Washington University
UCI Medical CenterInternal Medicine
University of WashingtonNephrology
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
Awards and Recognition
  • 1st place basic science category, 10th annual Western Nephrology Young Investigator’s Forum, UC San Diego, 2012
  • 2nd place basic science category, 9th annual Western Nephrology Young Investigator’s Forum, UC San Diego, 2011
  • Steven Dresler medical student prize for activism in promoting social good, Washington University School of Medicine (St. Louis, Mo.), 2004
More Information

Dr. Wei Ling Lau is a board-certified UC Irvine Health nephrologist who specializes in treating kidney diseases. She is committed to individualized patient care. Her interests include management of chronic kidney disease, high blood pressure, kidney stones and electrolyte disturbances.

Lau is actively researching phosphorus overload and cardiovascular disease, which contributes to a high rate of heart failure in patients who have chronic kidney disease. Lau uses animal and cell-culture models to study mechanisms that contribute to blood-vessel calcification. Her work has been published in high-impact nephrology journals and she has been recognized with a top poster award at the National Kidney Foundation’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

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Irvine, CA 92697
Phone: 949-824-8600