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

Contact information
One Founders Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, Pa 19104-6144
Office: (215) 662-4643
Fax: (215) 615-0349
Education:
BSc (Physiology and Biochemistry)
University of Witwatersrand, 1980.
M.B.B.Ch.
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, Cardiothoracics , Guy's Hospital, London, UK , 1985-1985.
Senior House Officer, Internal Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, London, 1985-1986.
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.
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine - Nephrology Recertification, 2007.
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Selected Publications

Reese PP, Bloom RD, Shults J, Thomasson A, Mussell A, Rosas SE, Johansen KL, Abt P, Levine M, Caplan A, Feldman HI, Karlawish J. : Functional status and survival after kidney transplantation. Transplantation 97(2): 189-95, January 2014.

Sawinski, Forde K, Trofe-Clark J, Patel P, Olivera B, Goral S and Bloom RD.: Persistent BK Viremia Does Not Increase Intermediate-Term Graft Loss But is Associated with De Novo Donor Specific Antibodies Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (in press) 2014.

Reese PP, Bloom RD, Feldman HI, Rosenbaum P, Wang W, Saynisch P, Tarsi NM, Mukherjee N, Garg AX, Mussell A, Shults J, Even-Shoshan O, Townsend RR, Silber JH: Mortality and Cardiovascular Disease among Older Live Kidney Donors. American Journal of Transplantation (in press) 2014.

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 13(12): 3164-72, December 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 27(6): E685-93, November/December 2013.

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.

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.

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