Jeffrey S. Berns, M.D.
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
1 Founders Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104
B.A. (Biology, Psychology)
Indiana University , 1977.
Case Western Reserve University, 1981.
Description of Clinical Expertise• Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
• Glomerular Disease
• Electrolyte Disorders
• Kidney failure
• Lupus Nephritis
• Nephrotic Syndrome
Description of Other ExpertiseMedical Education
Selected PublicationsBerns, JS: Clinical decision making in a patient with stage 5 CKD-Is eGFR good enough? Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 10: 2065-2072, 2015.
Bansal AD, Hill CE, Berns JS: Use of antiepileptic drugs in patients with chronic kidney disease and end stage renal disease. Seminars in Dialysis 28(4): 404-412, 2015.
Berns JS: Moving away from hemoglobin-based anemia performance measures in dialysis patients. American Journal of Kidney Diseases 64: 486-488, 2014.
Berns JS: Routine screening for CKD should be done in asymptomatic adults...selectively. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 9: 1988-1992, 2014.
Lin J, Fernandez HE, Negoianu D, Berns JS, Shashaty MG, Wilson FP: Laboratory and biological variation in serum creatinine measurement results in high false positive rate of acute kidney injury. American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting (oral presentation) 2014.
Kramer H, Berns JS, Choi MJ, Martin K, Rocco MV: 25-Hydroxyvitamin D testing and supplementation in CKD: An NKF-KDOQI controversies report. American Journal of Kidney Diseases 64: 499-509, 2014.
Berns JS, Ellison DH, Linas SL, Rosner MH: Training the next generation's nephrology workforce Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 5: 1639-1644, 2014.
Wilson FP, Yang W, Machado CA, Mariani LH, Borovskiy Y, Berns JS, Feldman HI : Dialysis versus nondialysis in patients with AKI: a propensity-matched cohort study Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 9: 673-681, 2014.