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H. Jorge Baluarte, MD

Medical Director, Kidney Transplant Program

Attending Nephrologist

Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Specialties and Services

Practice Locations

Education

MD - San Marcos University & San Fernando School of Medicine, Peru

Internship

Rotating Internship, Hospital Talara, Talara, Peru

Residency

Pediatrics - The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

Fellowship

Postdoctoral Fellow in Pediatric Pathology - Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH
Postdoctoral Fellow in Pediatric Nephrology - LaRabida Hospital for Children, Chicago, IL
Postdoctoral Fellow in Pediatric Nephrology - St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatrics
Pediatric Nephrology

Year Appointed

2000

Special Interests

Comprehensive care of children with chronic kidney disease in need of renal transplantation
Treatment of children with nephrotic syndrome

Research Interests

Recurrence of proteinuria post-renal transplantation among patients with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS)
Utility of an immune cell function assay in pediatric renal transplant patients
Immunsuppressive therapy in kidney transplantation: multicenter studies
 

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