Deirdre L Sawinski, MD

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

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3400 Spruce St
One Founders Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
BA
New York University, 1999.
MD
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2003.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Sawinski's clinical expertise is in the area of renal transplantation, with specific focus on transplant in HCV+ or HIV+ recipients. Her practice includes other solid organ transplant recipients (heart, liver, and lung) with renal disease.

Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Sawinski's research interests include the effects of immunomodulatory viruses such as HCV, HIV,and BK on renal transplantation and the development of renal disease in other solid organ transplant recipients.

Selected Publications

Al-Adra DP, Hammel L, Roberts J, Woodle ES, Levine D, Mandelbrot D, Verna E, Locke J, D'Cunha J, Farr M, Sawinski D, Agarwal PK, Plichta J, Pruthi S, Farr D, Carvajal R, Walker J, Zwald F, Habermann T, Gertz M, Bierman P, Dizon DS, Langstraat C, Al-Qaoud T, Eggener S, Richgels JP, Chang GJ, Geltzeiler C, Sapisochin G, Ricciardi R, Krupnick AS, Kennedy C, Mohindra N, Foley DP, Watt KD: Preexisting melanoma and hematological malignancies, prognosis, and timing to solid organ transplantation: A consensus expert opinion statement. Am J Transplant September 2020.

Locke JE , Shelton BA , Olthoff KM, Pomfret EA, Forde KA, Sawinski D, Gray M, Ascher NL.: Quantifying Sex-Based Disparities in Liver Allocation. JAMA Surgery July 2020.

Walls DO, Lee-Riddle GS, Bover Manderski M, Sawinski D, Abt PL.: Kidney transplant outcomes from donation after circulatory death donors of advanced age. Clinical Transplantation April 2020.

Reed RD, Shelton BA, Mustian MN, MacLennan PA, Sawinski D, Locke JE.: Geographic Differences in Population Health and Expected Organ Supply in the Gulf Coast Region of the United States Compared to Non-Gulf States. Transplantation. 104(2): 421-427, Feb 2020.

Takeshita J, Wang S, Loren AW, Mitra N, Shults J, Shin DB, Sawinski D. : Association of Racial/Ethnic and Gender Concordance Between Patients and Physicians with Patient Experience Ratings. JAMA Network Open accepted 2020.

Al-Adra DP, Hammel L, Roberts J, Woodle ES, Levine D, Mandelbrot D, Verna E, Locke JE, D'Cunha J, Farr M, Sawinski D, Agarwal P, Plichta J, Pruthi S, Farr D, Carvajal R, Walker J, Zwald F, Habermann T, Gertz M, Bierman P, Dizon DS, Langstraat C, Al-Qauod T, Eggener S, Richgels JP, Chang GJ, Geltzeiler C, Sapisochin G, Ricciardi R, Krupnick AS, Kennedy C, Mohindra N, Foley DP, Watt KD.: Pre-Transplant Solid Organ Malignancy and Organ Transplant Candidacy: A Consensus Expert Opinion Statement American Journal of Transplantation accepted 2020.

Potluri VS, Sawinski D, Tam V, Shults J, Cohen JB, Wiebe DJ, Shah SP, Berns JS, Reese PP: Effect of Neighborhood Food Environment and Socioeconomic Status on Serum Phosphorus Level for Patients on Chronic Dialysis. JASN accepted 2020.

Freedman BI, Moxey-Mims MM, Alexander AA, Astor BC, Birdwell KA, Bowden DW, Bowen G, Bromberg J, Craven TE, Dadhania DM, Divers J, Doshi MD, Eidbo E, Fornoni A, Gautreaux MD, Gbadegesin RA, Gee PO, Guerra G, Hsu CY, Iltis AS, Jefferson N, Julian BA, Klassen DK, Koty PP, Langefeld CD, Lentine KL, Ma L, Mannon RB, Menon MC, Mohan S, Moore JB, Murphy B, Newell KA, Odim J, Ortigosa-Goggins M, Palmer ND, Park M, Parsa A, Pastan SO, Poggio ED, Rajapakse N, Reeves-Daniel AM, Rosas SE, Russell LP, Sawinski D, Smith SC, Spainhour M, Stratta RJ, Weir MR, Reboussin DM, Kimmel PL, Brennan DC: APOL1 Long-term Kidney Transplantation Outcomes Network (APOLLO): Design and Rationale. Kidney International Reports December 2019.

McIntosh T, Mohan S, Sawinski D, Iltis A, DuBois JM: Variation of ApoL1 Testing Practices for Living Kidney Donors. Prog Transplant epub ahead of print, Dec 2019.

Potluri Vishnu S, Goldberg David S, Mohan Sumit, Bloom Roy D, Sawinski Deirdre, Abt Peter L, Blumberg Emily A, Parikh Chirag R, Sharpe James, Reddy K Rajender, Molnar Miklos Z, Sise Meghan, Reese Peter P: National Trends in Utilization and 1-Year Outcomes with Transplantation of HCV-Viremic Kidneys. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN 30(10): 1939-1951, Oct 2019.

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