Penn Transplant Institute

Transplant Faculty

Roy Dennis Bloom, MBBCh.

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Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

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One Founders Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, Pa 19104-6144
Office: (215) 662-4643
Fax: (215) 615-0349
BSc (Physiology and Biochemistry)
University of Witwatersrand, 1980.
University of Witwatersrand, 1983.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine and General Surgery, (6 mos. each) , Johannesburg Hospital, South Africa, 1984-1984.
Senior House Officer, Internal Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, London, 1985-1986.
Senior House Officer, Cardiothoracics , Guy's Hospital, London, UK , 1985-1985.
Senior House Officer, Internal Medicine, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK, 1986-1987.
Intern & Resident, Internal Medicine , Albert Einstein Medical Center, Phila, PA , 1987-1990.
Senior House Officer, Nephrology, St. Phillip's & St. Paul's Hospitals, London, UK, 1987-1987.
Fellow in Renal Medicine, Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard University, Boston, MA , 1990-1992.
Fellowship, Renal Electrolyte & Hypertension Division, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Phila, PA, 1992-1994.
American Board of Internal Medicine - Nephrology Recertification, 2007.
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Selected Publications

Sawinski D, Bloom RD: Medical Transplant Fellowships. Textbook of Organ Transplantation. Kirk AD (eds.). Wiley Blackwell, (in press), October 2013.

Bloom RD: KDIGO Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention, Diagnosis, Evaluation and Treatment of Hepatitis C Infection in Chronic Kidney Disease. ASN Kidney News 5(4), April 2013.

Trofe-Clark J, Sparkes T, Gentile C, Van Deerlin V, D. Sawinski2, Bloom RD: BK Virus Genotype Variance and Discordant BK Viremia PCR Assay Results. American Journal of Transplantation 13(4): 1112-3, April 2013.

Bloom RD and Moussalem C: "Evaluation and Management of Transplant Associated Hyperglycemia" Kidney Transplantation: A Practical Guide to Medical Management. Weir M and Lerma E (eds.). Springer, 2013.

Nair M; Lind E; Pai A; M. Harhay O; Huverserian A; Mussell A; Abt P; Levine M; Bloom R; Shea JA; Troxel AB; Reese PP: Early Rehospitalization after Kidney Transplantation: Assessing Preventability and Prognosis. American Journal of Transplantation (in press) 2013.

Bloom RD, Trofe-Clark J, Wiland A, Alloway RR: A randomized, crossover pharmacokinetic study comparing generic tacrolimus versus the reference formulation in subpopulations of kidney transplant patients. Clinical Transplantation (in press) 2013.

Ruebner R, Goldberg D, Abt PL, Bahirwani R; Levine M; Sawinski D; Bloom RD; Reese PP: Risk of end-stage renal disease among liver transplant recipients with pre-transplant renal dysfunction. American Journal of Transplantation 11(12): 2958-65, November 2012.

Alloway RR, Sadaka1 B, Trofe-Clark J, Wiland A, Bloom RD : A randomized pharmacokinetic study of generic tacrolimus versus reference tacrolimus in kidney transplant recipients. American Journal of Transplantation 12(10): 2825-31, October 2012.

Trofe-Clark J, Reese PR, Patel HJ, Jakobowski D, Goral S, Doll S, Abt PL, Bloom RD: Efficacy and Safety of Extended Duration Inpatient-to-Outpatient Rabbit Anti-Thymocyte Globulin Induction in De Novo Kidney Transplant Recipients: Six Month Outcomes Transplantation 94(5): 506-12, September 2012.

Reese PP, Nair M, Bloom RD: Eliminating racial disparities in access to living donor kidney transplantation: How can centers do better? American Journal of Kidney Diseases 59(6): 751-3, June 2012.

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