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, Massachusetts, 2003.
MD
Tufts University School of Medicine - Boston, Massachusetts, 2007.
MSHP (Masters of Science in Health Policy )
University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 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

Kiljanek, L; Lee, Al; Arif, H; Aggarwal, S; Seshasai, RK: Gabapentin toxicity in a patient with acute kidney injury. Poster/ Abstract American Society of Nephrology November 2017 2017.

Goldman J, Aggarwal S, Boyle S, McClure L, Seshasai R, Harhay M: Visit-to-Visit Variability of Systolic BP and Renal Outcomes in the SPRINT Trial. Abstract and Oral Presentation. American Heart Association Council on Hypertension, American Heart Association Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease, American Society of Hypertension: Joint Scientific Session, 2017 2017.

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:

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.

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.

Jesse Goldman MD, Rebecca Kurnik Seshasai MD, and Ellie Kelepouris MD: “Milk-Alkali Syndrome” Ferri’s Clinical Advisor Elsevier publishing, 2016.

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; 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.

Boyle S, Seshasai R, Aqeel I, Chaknos CM, Kobrin S: A Case of Nephritic-Nephrotic Syndrome in a Man with Neurofibromatosis. American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA Nov 2013.

Seshasai, RA., Barbieri, J, Shemesh, A, Sedrak, M, Hoffman, B: Electrolyte abnormalities of the ectopic ACTH syndrome. American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia Nov 2013.

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