Matthew G. Denker, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine (Renal-Electrolyte and Hypertension)
Director of Renal PCAM Fellows Clinic, Penn
Inpatient EPIC Renal Representative, Penn
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Renal Office
1 Founders Pavilion
3400 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Franklin & Marshall College, 2003.
Jefferson Medical College, 2007.
University of Pennsylvania, 2017.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Hypertension including essential, secondary, complex, and resistant forms
Primay aldosteronism
Renovascular hypertension
Chronic Kidney Disease
End-stage renal disease/Dialysis
In-center hemodialysis
Home Dialysis
Peritoneal Dialysis
Home Dialysis

Description of Research Expertise

My clinical research focuses on hypertension as well as novel risk factors (e.g. uric acid) for chronic kidney disease progression.

Selected Publications

Cohen JB, Lotito MJ, Trivedi UK, Denker MG, Cohen DL, Townsend RR: Cardiovascular Events and Mortality in White Coat Hypertension: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Ann Intern Med 170(12): 853-862, Jun 18 2019.

Denker M, Boyle S, Anderson AH, Appel LJ, Chen J, Fink JC, Flack J, Go AS, Horwitz E, Hsu CY, Kusek JW, Lash JP, Navaneethan S, Ojo AO, Rahman M, Steigerwalt SP, Townsend RR, Feldman HI; Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study Investigators.: Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC): overview and summary of selected findings. CJASN 10(11): 2073-83, Nov 6 2015.

Denker MG, Cohen DL, Townsend RR: Catheter-based Renal Artery Denervation for Resistant Hypertension: Promise Unfulfilled or Unsettled? Current Atherosclerosis Reports 17(10): 56, October 2015.

Denker MG, Cohen DL: Resistant Hypertension and Renal Nerve Denervation. Methodist Debakey Cardiovascular Journal 11(4): 240-4, Oct 2015.

Denker MG, Cohen DL: Antihypertensive Medications in End-Stage Renal Disease. Seminars in Dialysis 28(4): 330-6, Jul-Aug 2015.

Denker MG, Cohen DL: Use of continuous positive airway pressure for sleep apnea in the treatment of hypertension. Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension 23(5): 462-7, 2014.

Denker MG, Haddad DB, Townsend RR, Cohen DL: Blood pressure control 1 year after referral to a hypertension specialist. Journal of Clinical Hypertension 15(9): 624-9, 2013.

Denker MG, Roy JA, Feldman HI: Uric acid and risk of chronic kidney disease progression (Poster Presentation). American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA 2013.

Denker MG, Cohen DL: What is an appropriate blood pressure goal for the elderly: review of recent studies and practical recommendations. Journal of Clinical Interventions in Aging 8: 1505-17, 2013.

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