Penn Transplant Institute

Transplant Faculty

Melissa Bleicher, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
One Founders
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
B.A.
Queens College, 1999.
M.D.
State University of New York Health Science Center, 2003.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident, Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, NY, 2003-2006.
Nephrology Fellow, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2006-2008.
Transplant Fellow, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2008-2009.
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine), 2006.
American Board of Internal Medicine (Nephrology), 2008.
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Selected Publications

Stevens DR, Trofe-Clark J, Blumberg E, Wilck M, Weikert B, Goral S, Bleicher M, Sawinski D, Abt P, Levine M, Porrett P, Bloom RD: Increased Risk of Breakthrough Infection Among Cytomegalovirus Donor Positive/Recipient Negative Kidney Transplant Recipients Receiving Lower Dose Valganciclovir Prophylaxis. Encore Poster Presentation at the American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Meeting October 2013.

Trofe-Clark J, Sawinski D, Sparkes T, Goral S, Bleicher M, Bloom RD: Single Center Experience with Long-Term Prospective BK Monitoring in Renal Transplantation. Encore Poster Presentation at the American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Meeting. October 2013.

Trofe-Clark J, Sawinski D, Sparkes T, Goral S, Bleicher M, Bloom RD: Single Center Experience with Long-Term Prospective BK Monitoring in Renal Transplantation. Poster Presentation to the American Transplant Congress Meeting May 2013.

Wing J, Patel P, Sawinski D, Bleicher M, Goral S, Reese P, Trofe-Clark J, Bloom RD: Differing Characteristics of New-Onset Diabetes after Transplantation (NODAT)in African American Compared to Non-African American Kidney Recipients. Poster Presentation at the American Transplant Congress Meeting. Awarded as a Poster of Distinction May 2013.

Stevens DR, Trofe-Clark J, Blumberg E, Wilck M, Weikert B, Goral S, Bleicher M, Sawinski D, Abt P, Levine M, Porrett P, Bloom RD: Increased Risk of Breakthrough Infection Among Cytomegalovirus Donor Positive/Recipient Negative Kidney Transplant Recipients Receiving Lower Dose Valganciclovir Prophylaxis. Poster Presentation at the American Transplant Congress Meeting May 2013.

Trofe-Clark J, Goral S, Sawinski D, Bleicher M, Levine M, Abt P, Ende L, Van Deerlin V, Bloom RD: Single Center Experience with Prospective BK Monitoring in Renal Transplantation. Encore Poster Presentation at the American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Meeting October 2012.

Eyieten T, Trofe-Clark J, Goral S, Sawinski D, Bleicher M, Levine M, Abt P, Ende L, Van Deerlin V, Bloom R.: Single Center Experience with Prospective BK Monitoring in Renal Transplantation. Poster Presentation at the American Transplant Congress Meeting June 2012.

Bloom JH, Tsai KJ, Rashef R, Sawinski D, Bleicher M, Goral S, Trofe-Clark J, Bloom RD, Tsai DE: Differing Characteristics of Early and Late Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder (PTLD)in Kidney Recipients. Poster Presentation to the American Transplant Congress Meeting June 2012.

Reese PP, Bloom Rd, Feldman HI, Huverserian A, Thomasson A, Shults J, Hamano T. Goral S, Shaked A, Olthoff K, Rickels MR, Bleicher M, Leonard MB: Changes in Vitamin D binding protein and Vitamin D concentrations associated with liver transplantation. Liver Int 32(2), 2012.

Hamilton KW, Abt PL, Rosenbach MA, Bleicher MB, Levine MS, Mehta J, Montgomery SP, Hasz RD, Bono BR, Tetzlaff MT, Mildiner-Early S, Introcaso CE, Blimberg EA.: Donor-derived Strongyloides stercoralis infections in renal transplant recipients. Transplantation 91(9): 1019-24, May 2011.

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