Yiming Zhao Lit, MD

Instructor of Medicine
Clinical Interests

Lit is the Medical Director of the dialysis unit at Palo Alto VA Medical Center and runs the Dialysis Clinic there.

Research Interests

Current research involves studying ways to maximize the renin-angiotensin system blockade and reduce proteinuria in patients with diabetic nephropathy.


  • Lit YZ and Seifter JL: Renal Complications. In: Clinical Bone Marrow and Blood Stem Cell Transplantation. Atkinson, Champlin, Ritz, Fibbe, Ljungman, Brenner(Eds), Third Edition, Cambridge University Press: New York , 2004. pp. 1454-1465.
  • Meyer TW, Leeper EC, Bartlett DW, Depner TA, Lit YZ; Robertson CR, Hostetter TH. “Increasing Dialysate Flow and Dialyzer Mass Transfer Area Coefficient To Increase the Clearance of Protein –bound Solutes”J Am Soc Nephrol 2004 in Press