Rebecca Kurnik Seshasai, MD, MSHP

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
3400 Spruce Street
Founders 1 Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
BS (Biology)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) –Cambridge, MA, 2003.
MD
Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 2007.
MSHP (Masters of Science in Health Policy )
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2015.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Dialysis
Home Dialysis
Home Hemodialysis
Peritoneal Dialysis
Chronic Kidney Disease
End Stage Renal Disease

Description of Research Expertise

Dialysis
Home Dialysis
Home Hemodialysis
Peritoneal Dialysis
Chronic Kidney Disease
End Stage Renal Disease

Selected Publications

Chan CT, Wallace E, Golper TA, Rosner MH, Seshasai RK, Glickman JD, Schreiber M, Gee P, Rocco MV: Exploring Barriers and Potential Solutions in Home Dialysis: An NKF-KDOQI Conference Outcomes Report. Amer J Kidney Dis 73(3): 363-371, March 2019.

Seshasai RK, Wong T, Glickman JD, Shea JA, Dember LM: The home hemodialysis patient experience: A qualitative assessment of modality use and discontinuation. Hemodialysis International 23(2): 139-150, April 2019.

Seshasai RK, Mitra N, Chaknos CM, Li J, Wirtalla C, Negoianu D, Glickman JD, Dember LM: Factors Associated With Discontinuation of Home Hemodialysis. Am J Kidney Dis 67(4): 629-37, Apr 2016 Notes:

Joel D. Glickman and Rebecca Kurnik Seshasai: Home hemodialysis education during postdoctoral training: Challenges and innovations. Seminars in Dialysis. Bernard G Jaar and Michael J Choi (eds.). January 2018.

Joel D Glickman MD and Rebecca Kurnik Seshasai, MD: "Home Hemodialysis” Core Concepts in Dialysis and Continuous Therapies. Colm Magee, MD, Kevin Tucker, MD , and Ajay Singh, MD (eds.). Springer, Boston MA, Page: 169-180, 2016.

Seshasai, RK; Wong, T; Glickman, J; Shea, J; Dember, L. : The Home Hemodialysis Patient Experience: A Qualitative Assessment of Modality Initiation, Use, and Discontinuation. National Kidney Foundation Annual Meeting. Boston, MA Apr 2016 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Barbieri John S, Seshasai Rebecca, Shemesh Amos, Sedrak Mina, Hoffman Brenda, Alley Evan W: Thymic neuroendocrine tumor presenting with the ectopic ACTH syndrome. Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer 8(6): e57-8, Jun 2013.

Seshasai RK, Katz R, de Boer IH, Siscovick D, Shlipak MG, Rifkin DE, Sarnak MJ: Apolipoprotein E and Kidney Function Decline in Older Adults. Clinical nephrology 78(3): 174-80, Sep 2012.

Seshasai, RK; Mitra, N; Chaknos, M; Li, J; Wirtalla, C; Negoianu, D; Glickman, J; Dember, L: Factors Associated with Discontinuation from Home Hemodialysis. American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Nov 2014 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Pourhassani, P; Soussan, L; Seshasai, RK; Boyle, S: C3 versus Post-infectious Glomerulonephritis in a Man with Mixed Nephrotic-Nephritic Syndrome. National Kidney Foundation Annual Meeting. Boston, MA Apr 2016 Notes: Poster Presentation.

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