H. Jorge Baluarte, MD

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Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street and Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Office: 2155672422
Education:
B.S. (Faculty of Science)
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima Peru , 1959.
M.D. (Faculty of Medicine)
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, San Fernando School of Medicine Lima, Peru, 1964.
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Description of Research Expertise

Immunosuppressive therapy in Organ transplantation (kidney)

Description of Clinical Expertise

Chronic kidney disease
Kidney transplantation
Nephrotic syndrome

Selected Publications

Baluarte HJ, Palmer J, Petro J: Evaluation for Pediatric Renal Transplantation. The Requisite Series: Pediatric Nephrology and Urology. Kaplan B, Meyers K (eds.). Elsevier Mosby, 2005.

Baluarte HJ, Palmer A, Petro J: Complications After Renal Transplantation. The Requisite Series: Pediatric Nephrology and Urology. Kaplan B, Meyers K (eds.). Elsevier Mosby 2005.

Baluarte HJ, Palmer J, Petro J: Management of the Pediatric Renal Transplant Recipient. The Requisite Series: Pediatric Nephrology and Urology. Kaplan B, Meyers K (eds.). Elsevier Mosby, 2005.

Pradhan M, Palmer J, Petro J, Meyers K, Baluarte HJ: Short term efficacy and safety of Atorvastatin in pediatric renal transplant recipients. Poster presentation at the 2nd. Congress of the International Pediatric Transplant Association, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 7(4): 99, April 2003.

Prahan M, Petro J, Palmer J, Meyers K, Baluarte HJ: Early use of plasmapheresis for recurrent post-transplant FSGS. Poster presentation at the 2nd. Congress of the International Pediatric Transplant Association, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 7(4): 64, April 2003.

Desai N, Mendoza JM, Petro J, Palmer J, Meyers K, Baluarte HJ, Brayman KL: Safety and Efficacy using Thymoglobulin in Pediatric Renal Transplantation. Oral presentation at the American Transplant Congress, Washington DC 5(3): 453, June 2003.

Pradhan M, Palmer J, Petro J, Meyers K, Baluarte HJ: Short term efficacy and safety of Atorvastatin in Pediatric Renal Transplant recipients. Oral presentation at the American Transplant Congress, Washington DC 5(3): 153, June 2003.

Butani L, Polinsky MS, Kaiser BA, Baluarte HJ: Dietary protein intake significantly affects the Serum creatinine concentration Kidney Int 61: 1907, 2002.

Lederman HM, Hurh PJ, Baluarte HJ: Polycystic Kidney Disease. EMedicine Journal 2(10), October 2001.

Silverstein DM, Palmer J, Polinsky MS, Braas, Baluarte HJ, Conley SB: Risk factors for hyperlipidemia in long-term Pediatric renal transplant recipients. Pediatric Nephrology 14: 105-110, 2000.

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