Debbie Cohen, MBBCH

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Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

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One Founders Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2156627544
University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1990.
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Description of Research Expertise

complex hypertension, adrenal hypertension, pheochromocytoma, chronic kidney disease

Description of Clinical Expertise

Chronic kidney disease, complex hypertension, pheochromocytoma,paraganglioma, adrenal hypertension and renovascular hypertension

Selected Publications

Cohen JB, Cohen DL, Herman DS, Leppert JT, Byrd JB, Bhalla V. : Testing for Primary Aldosteronism and Mineralocorticoid Receptor Antagonist Use Among U.S. Veterans : A Retrospective Cohort Study. Ann Intern Med. 174(3): 289-297, Mar 2021.

DePietro DM, Fraker DL, Wachtel H, Cohen DL, Trerotola SO. : "Double-Down" Adrenal Vein Sampling Results in Patients with Apparent Bilateral Aldosterone Suppression: Utility of Repeat Sampling including Super-Selective Sampling. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 26: S1051-0443(21)00324-9, Mar 2021.

Bancos I, Atkinson E, Eng C, Young WF Jr, Neumann HPH; International Pheochromocytoma and Pregnancy Study Group.: Maternal and fetal outcomes in phaeochromocytoma and pregnancy: a multicentre retrospective cohort study and systematic review of literature. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 9(1): 13-21, January 2021.

Grams ME, Surapaneni A, Appel LJ, Lash JP, Hsu J, Diamantidis CJ, Rosas SE, Fink JC, Scialla JJ, Sondheimer J, Hsu CY, Cheung AK, Jaar BG, Navaneethan S, Cohen DL, Schrauben S, Xie D, Rao P, Feldman HI; CRIC study investigators. : Clinical events and patient-reported outcome measures during CKD progression: findings from the CRIC study. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2 December 2020.

Greenberg SE, Jacobs MF, Wachtel H, Anson A, Buchmann L, Cohen DL, Bonanni M, Bennett B, Naumer A, Schaefer AM, Kohlmann W, Nathanson KL, Else T, Fishbein L.: Tumor detection rates in screening of individuals with SDHx-related hereditary paraganglioma-pheochromocytoma syndrome. Genet Med 22(12): 2101-2107, December 2020.

Wachtel H, Hutchens T, Baraban E, Schwartz LE, Montone K, Baloch Z, LiVolsi V, Krumeich L, Fraker DL, Nathanson KL, Cohen DL, Fishbein L.: Predicting Metastatic Potential in Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma: A Comparison of PASS and GAPP Scoring Systems. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 105(12): e4661-4670, December 2020.

Malhotra R, Katz R, Jotwani V, Agarwal A, Cohen DL, Cushman WC, Ishani A, Killeen AA, Kitzman DW, Oparil S, Papademetriou V, Parikh CR, Raphael KL, Rocco MV, Tamariz LJ, Whelton PK, Wright JT Jr, Shlipak MG, Ix JH. : Estimated GFR Variability and Risk of Cardiovascular Events and Mortality in SPRINT (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial). Am J Kidney Dis. S0272-6386(20): 31142-2, December 2020.

Cohen JB, Denker MG, Cohen DL, Townsend RR.: Cardiovascular Events and Mortality in White Coat Hypertension. Ann Intern Med. 2 8171(8): 603-604, October 2020.

Chang AR, Kramer H, Wei G, Boucher R, Grams ME, Berlowitz D, Bhatt U, Cohen DL, Drawz P, Punzi H, Freedman BI, Haley W, Hawfield A, Horwitz E, McLouth C, Morisky D, Papademetriou V, Rocco MV, Wall B, Weiner DE, Zias A, Beddhu S; SPRINT Research Group.: Effects of Intensive Blood Pressure Control in Patients with and without Albuminuria: Post Hoc Analyses from SPRINT. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol August 2020.

Ishigami J, Taliercio JT, Feldman HI, Srivastava A, Townsend RR, Cohen DL, Horwitz EJ, Rao P, Charleston J, Fink JC, Ricardo AC, Sondheimer J, Chen TK, Wolf M, Isakova T, Appel LJ, Matsushita K; CRIC study Investigators.: Fibroblast Growth Factor 23 and Risk of Hospitalization with Infection in Chronic Kidney Disease: The Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study. J Am Soc Nephrol. 31(8): 1836-1846, August 2020.

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Last updated: 04/06/2021
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