Wei Ling Lau

Wei Ling Lau, MD


Nephrology, Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

chronic kidney disease, kidney dialysis, kidney stone treatments, peritoneal dialysis, phosphorus metabolism disorders, proteinuria

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  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology
  • English
Medical School
Washington University
UCI Medical CenterInternal Medicine
University of WashingtonNephrology
Professional Positions
  • Associate Professor — Division of Nephrology, Hypertension & Kidney Transplantation, Department of Medicine, UCI School of Medicine
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 UCI Health nephrologist who specializes in the treatment of kidney diseases and kidney dialysis. Her clinical interests include the management of chronic kidney disease, high blood pressure, kidney stones and electrolyte disturbances.

She earned her medical degree at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo. She completed an internal medicine resident at the UCI School of Medicine and returned to the University of Washington to complete a fellowship in nephrology.

Lau is actively researching phosphorus overload and cardiovascular disease, which contributes to a high rate of heart failure in patients with chronic kidney disease. She also studies the 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.

Lau is committed to providing individualized patient care. She sees patients in Irvine

UCI Health Gottschalk Medical Plaza
1 Medical Plaza Drive
Irvine, CA 92697
Phone: 949-824-8600
Fax: 855-209-8413