William S. Varade, M.D.

William S. Varade, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 777
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-9784
Fax: (585) 756-8054

Professional Bio

Director of the Pediatric Residency Training Program

Research Bio

Dr. Varade's research interests are:
1) Immunoglobulin variable region gene usage in the potential and expressed antibody repertoire
2) Somatic hypermutation of immunoglobin genese
3) Computer Assisted Learning in Medical Education.

Awards & Honors (Local)

The Best Doctors in America 2007 - 2010
Outstanding Hospital Faculty Teaching Award 2006 - 2008
The Best Doctors in America 2003 - 2004
Ruth A. Lawrence Faculty Service Award 2003 - 2004
The Best Doctors in America 1998 - 1999
Yearly Pediatric Housestaff Teaching Award | SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY 1982 - 1985

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 12 available »

2005 Apr
Lande MB, Varade W, Erkan E, Niederbracht Y, Schwartz GJ. "Role of urinary supersaturation in the evaluation of children with urolithiasis." Pediatric nephrology : journal of the International Pediatric Nephrology Association. 2005 Apr; 20(4):491-4. Epub 2005 Feb 17.
2004 Oct
Kleta R, Bernardini I, Ueda M, Varade WS, Phornphutkul C, Krasnewich D, Gahl WA. "Long-term follow-up of well-treated nephropathic cystinosis patients." The Journal of pediatrics. 2004 Oct; 145(4):555-60.
1998 Feb
Varade WS, Carnahan JA, Kingsley PD, Insel RA. "Inherent properties of somatic hypermutation as revealed by human non-productive VH6 immunoglobulin rearrangements." Immunology. 1998 Feb; 93(2):171-6.
1995 Sep 29
Insel RA, Varade WS, Chu YW, Marin E, Fuleihan R, Geha RS. "Somatic mutation of human immunoglobulin V genes: bias, rate, and regulation." Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1995 Sep 29; 764:158-69.
1995 Sep 29
Varade W, Marin E, Milano M, Insel R, Swerdlow S, Williams M. "VH gene repertoire of mantle cell lymphomas." Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1995 Sep 29; 764:504-6.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology (SMD) - Primary


Pediatric Nephrology - American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


MD | Medicine | SUNY at Upstate Medical Center1982
BA | Biology | CUNY at Queens College1976

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Pediatric Nephrology at Childrens Hospital Medical Center07/01/1986 - 06/30/1989
Residency in Pediatrics at SUNY Upstate Medical Center07/01/1983 - 06/30/1985
Internship in Pediatrics at SUNY Upstate Medical Center07/01/1982 - 06/30/1983