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Constantine Michael Chaknos, MD MSHP

Constantine Michael Chaknos, MD MSHP

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Renal Division
3400 Spruce St
One Founders Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
BS (Biology)
Pennsylvania State University, 2002.
MD (Medicine)
Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 2006.
MSHP (Health Policy Research)
University of Pennsylvania, 2013.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Home dialysis, including home hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.
Kidney Stones / Nephrolithiasis.
Chronic Kidney Disease and End Stage Renal Disease.

Description of Research Expertise

I have an interest in collaborative research that involves examining the intersection of health policy and kidney disease. I am actively involved in promoting and conducting quality improvement and patient safety initiatives within our division.

Selected Publications

Knauf F, Chaknos CM, Berns JS, Perazella MA: Dabigatran and kidney disease: a bad combination. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8(9): 1591-7, September 2013.

Chaknos CM, Berns JB: Erythropoesis Stimulating Agents on Trial: Are Higher Dosages Causing Harm? American Journal of Kidney Diseases 61(1): 6-8, January 2013.

Chaknos CM, Berns JS: Hypercalcemia. CURRENT Essentials of Nephrology and Hypertension. McGraw-Hill, 2012.

Chaknos CM, Berns JS: Initiating dialysis at the right time: Is the evidence IDEAL? Seminars in Dialysis 23(6): 627-9, Nov 2010.

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Last updated: 01/05/2015
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