Kevin Edward Craig Meyers

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Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Director Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship Program, CHOP
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Mephrology , Department of Pediatrics
34th and Civic Center Boulevard
1st Floor Main Building - Room 1E15
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215 590 4155
Fax: 215 590 3705
Education:
M.B., B.Ch
University of the Witwatersrand (cum laude), 1983.
S.A. (Pediatrics)
South African College of Medicine and University of the Witwatersrand, 1989.
D.T.M. & H
University of the Witwatersrand (cum laude), 1991.
MD (Medicine)
ECFMG 0-494-158-9, 1993.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Meyers is studying: a) novel biological and other immunosuppressive agents in pediatric kidney transplantation, b) the cardiovascular well-being of children following kidney transplant and c) hypertension in children, including those with renovascular hypertension; hypertension in ESRD/kidney transplant; and evaluation of anti-hypertensive use in children.

Selected Publications

Primack WA, Meyers KE, Kirkwood SJ, Ruch-Ross HS, Radabaugh CL and Greenbaum LA: The US Pediatric Nephrology Workforce: A report commissioned by the American Academy of Pediatrics. American Journal of Kidney Disease 66(1): 33-39, July 2015.

Gajjar R, Miller S, Meyers KEC, and Ginsberg J: Fertility preservation in patients receiving cyclophosphamide therapy for renal disease. Pediatric Nephrology. Springer (eds.). 30(1): 1099-2006, July 2015.

Sharma S, Pradhan M, Meyers KEC, Le Palma K and Laskin BL: Neonatal atypical hemolytic anemic syndrome from a factor H mutation treated with eculizumab. Clinical Nephrology March 2015.

Miller S, Li Y, Meyers KEC, Caplan A and Ginsberg J: Fertility preservation in pediatric nephrology: results of a physician survey. Journal of Renal Care 40(4): 257-262, December 2014.

Prasto J, Kaplan BS, Russo P, Chan E, Smith RH, Meyers KEC: Streptococcal Infection as Possible Trigger for Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis Type II (C3 Glomerulopathy) European Journal of Pediatrics 173(6), June 2014.

Kallem K, Meyers KEC, Sawinski D, Townsend RR: Blood pressure variability of two ambulatory blood pressure monitors. Blood Pressure Monitoring Journal. (eds.). 19(2): 98-102, February 2014.

Kallem K, Meyers KEC, Sawinski D, Townsend RR: Variation and variability in carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity Artery Research 7(3-4): 230-233, July 2013 Notes: In press.

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

Kurian J, Epelman M, Darge K, Meyers KEC, Nijs EL and Hellinger J. : The Role of Low-dose CT angiography in the Evaluation of Pediatric Renovascular Hypertension. Pediatric Radiology 43(4): 490-501, April 2013.

Yonghong HY, Kapoor S, DeLoach S, Ommen E, Meyers KEC, Townsend RR: Changes in biomarkers associated with living kidney donation. American Journal Nephrology 38(3): 212-217, March 2013.

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Last updated: 06/28/2015
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