Penn Transplant Institute

Transplant Faculty

Deirdre L Sawinski, MD

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending, Renal Transplantation Consultative Service, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
3400 Spruce St
One Founders Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
BA
New York University, 1999.
MD
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2003.
Post-Graduate Training
Laboratory Technician, Medicine, New York University, New York, NY, 1995-1997.
Intern, Internal Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, 2003-2004.
Resident, Internal Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, 2004-2006.
Fellow, Nephrology, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, 2006-2009.
Research Fellow, Nephrology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, 2007-2010.
Renal Transplant Fellow, Nephrology, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, 2009-2010.
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2006.
American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology, 2008.
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Selected Publications

Sawinski Deirdre and Goral Simin: BK Virus Infection: an Update on Diagnosis and Treatment. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation February 2014.

Deirdre Sawinski: The Renal Effects of Hematopoetic Stem Cell Transplantation. Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease 21(1): 96-105, January 2014.

Sawinski D, Bloom RD: Medical Solid Organ Transplant Fellowships. Textbook of Organ Transplantation. Allan D Kirk (eds.). John Wiley and Sons, 2014.

Sawinski D, Forde KA, Trofe-Clark J et al.: BK Viremia Persisting After Immunosuppression Reduction Does Not Increase Intermediate-Term Graft Loss But is Associated with De Novo Donor Specific Antibodies. World Transplant Congress 2014.

Sawinski D, Forde KA, Eddinger K et al.: Superior Outcomes in HIV-positive kidney transplant patients compared to HCV-infected or HIV/HCV co-infected recipients. World Transplant Congress 2014.

Kallem RR, Meyers KE, Sawinski D, Townsend RR : A Comparison of Two Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitors Worn at the Same Time. Journal of Clinical Hypertension 15(5): 321-325, May 2013.

T. Sparkes, J.Trofe-Clark, V. Van Deerlin, D. Sawinski, R.D. Bloom : BK Virus Genotype Variance and Discordant BK Viremia PCR Assay Results. American Journal of Transplantation 13: 1112-1113, April 2013.

Kallem RR, Meyers KE, Cucchiara AJ, Sawinski D, Townsend RR.: Blood Pressure Variability of two Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitors. Blood Pressure Monitoring 2013.

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

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

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