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Simin Goral, MD

Simin Goral, MD

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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
Office: 215 662-3460
Fax: 215-615-0349
Education:
M.D.
University of Istanbul, 1984.
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Description of Research Expertise

I have interests in the following research areas: polycystic kidney disease, diabetic nephropathy, sensitization due to transplant nephrectomy, recurrent lupus nephritis after kidney transplantation, and BK infection after kidney transplantation

Description of Clinical Expertise

In my outpatient practice, I see patients with polycystic kidney disease (PKD) as well as patients coming for kidney transplant evaluation and patients after kidney transplantation (kidney transplant recipients)

Selected Publications

Goral S, Helderman JH.: Current and emerging maintenance immunosuppressive therapy. Dialysis and Transplantation. Owen WF, Pereira BJG, Sayegh MH. (eds.). W.B. Saunders Company, Page: 561-567, 2004.

Goral S, Edwards KM.: Cat Scratch Disease. Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Feigin RD, Cherry JD, Demmler GJ, Kaplan S (eds.). Saunders, 5th edition, 2004.

Mange K, Doyle A, Goral S, Sellers M, Bloom R.: Impact on clinical studies of the choice of equations to estimate renal function. ATC 2004, Boston, MA, USA 2004.

Bloom R, Sayer G, Constantinescu S, Fa K, Goral S, Doyle A, Naji A, Markmann J, Grossman R. : Increased mortality in hepatitis C virus recipients is associated with preexisting diabetes (DM). ATC 2004, Boston, MA, USA 2004.

Doyle A, Blumberg E, Goral S, Bloom R.: Prolonged course of prophylactic ganciclovir results in a lower risk of developing CMV disease in high risk patients. American Transplant Congress (ATC) 2004, Boston, MA, USA 2004.

Shaffer D, Langone A, Nylander WA, Goral S, Kizilisik AT, Helderman JH.: A pilot protocol of a calcineurin-inhibitor free regimen for kidney transplant recipients of marginal donor kidneys or with delayed graft function. Clin Transplantation 17(9:31): 4, Jun 2003.

Golper TA, Goral S, Becker BN, Langman CB.: L-carnitine treatment of anemia. Am J Kidney Dis 41(4 suppl 15): 27-34, April 2003.

Goral S, Ynares C, Shappel S, Snyder S, Feurer I, Kazancioglu R, Fogo A, Helderman JH.: Recurrent lupus nephritis in renal transplant recipients: It is not rare. Transplantation 15;75(5): 651-656, Mar 2003.

Doyle A, Goral S, Grossman R, and Bloom R.: Lower risk of developing CMV disease in high risk patients with 6 months of prophylactic ganciclovir. ATC 2003, Washington, DC, USA 2003.

Geiger Z, Chang I, Goral S, Helderman H, Fogo A.: A 50-year old man with persistent renal allograft dysfunction. American Journal of Kidney Diseases 40(1): 210-217, 2002.

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