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Expert in Hypertension, Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), End Stage Kidney Disease (ESRD), Dialysis

Expert ID: 726544 Pennsylvania, USA

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Expert is board certified in internal medicine with a subspecialty in Nephrology. He has over 30 publications in journal and review articles on topics such as hyperfiltration in diabetes, angiotensin, salicylate toxicity, renal vascular disease, dialysis, nephropathy in patients with sclerosing mesenteritis, hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, renal disease, filtration and reabsorption in proximal tubules, angiotensin II, idiopathic nephrotic syndrome, and Wegener’s Granulomatosis.

His major research interests include: vasoactive renal hormones, vascular responsiveness in hepatic cirrhosis, hepatorenal syndrome, hemodialysis access, and secondary hypertension. He has done several clinical research and clinical trials that have been supported and funded by various organizations including the National Kidney Foundation of New York and the American Heart Association.

His clinical trials include studying and evaluating the initiation of fixed doses of novel erythropoiesis stimulating protein, evaluating subcutaneous administration of Aranesp (darbopoetin alfa) in subjects with anemia of chronic renal insufficiency, evaluating the survival benefits of Zemplar relative to Calcijex in subjects with stage V chronic kidney disease on hemodialysis, evaluating the effects of Eplerenone vs. Eplerenone/Lisinopril in patients with renal insufficiency, evaluating the effects of Darusentan on safety and efficacy in subjects with resistant systolic hypertension receiving combination therapy with 3 or more antihypertensive drugs, including a diuretic, evaluating the efficacy of vaccines in adults on hemodialysis, etc. His numerous clinical studies continues on the topic of drugs efficacy and evaluation on patients with hypertention and hemodialysis.

He is also a very active member of the Institutional Review Board that focuses on reviewing, approving and monitoring biomedical and behavior clinical studies and research that involve human and animal subjects to prevent and reduce any possible health and health-related risks that subjects may encounter in the proposed reseach studies.


Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York - Yonkers, New York - Newark, New Jersey - Jersey City, New Jersey - Paterson, New Jersey - Elizabeth, New Jersey - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Allentown, Pennsylvania - Stamford, Connecticut - Baltimore, Maryland

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1987 Degree: MD Subject: Medicine Institution: State University of New York, School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Year: 1983 Degree: B.S. Subject: Pre-med Institution: Adelphi University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1998 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Physician Department: Responsibilities:

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert is a member of the following societies: The New York Society of Nephrology, American College of Physicians, American Society of Nephrology, American College of Physicians, Bucks County Medical Society, Pennsylvania Medical Society, Renal Physicians Association, American Society of Hypertension, and Delaware Valley Chapter. He is also a Scientific Council Member of The National Kidney Foundation.
Licenses / Certifications
Expert is board certified and is a Diplomate for the following associations: the National Board of Medical Examiners, American Board of Internal Medicine and as a Diplomate specializing in Nephrology for American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a certified specialist in Clinical Hypertension for the American Society of Hypertension and currenlty has a Pennsylvania State Licensure.
Professional Appointments
He has several academic appointments including Clinical Associate in Medicine and Instructor in Medicine for 2 universities in NY. He has been appointed Attending Physician for 2 different hospitals. He has several hospital appointments including Research Review Committee, Chairman of the Medical Research Committee, Associate Chairman of the Institutional Review Board, Director of the Department of Medicine and Clinical Support at 3 different hospital institutions. He is also part of the editorial board for 3 different medical and scientific journals.
Awards / Recognition
Expert has been initiated as part of the National Honor Society, Adelphi University Dean's List, Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Honor Society, and Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society. He has received the New York State Regents Scholarship, the Trustee Scholarship Award, the George M. Jaffin Department of Medicine Scholarly Activity Award, and has been recognized as a Life member of the National Registry of Who’s Who and Consumer’s Guide to Top Doctors.
Medical / Professional
He did his internship and residency in medicine at North Shore University Hospital.
Publications and Patents Summary
He has over 30 journal reviews and abstract publications in hypertension and dialysis.

Fields of Expertise

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