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Pooneh Alborzi, MD

Pooneh Alborzi, MD Non-Penn Medicine Provider

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Renal Electrolyte and Hypertension

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Nephrology, 2007

Practice Locations and Appointments

Education and Training

Medical School: Shiraj University
Residency:
Residency: Bridgeport Hospital
Fellowship: Indiana University Hospital

Memberships

American Society of Nephrology, National Renal Physicians Association, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Alborzi is a private practice physician who is not employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Medicine Rittenhouse Long-Term Acute Care Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Agarwal Rajiv, Alborzi Pooneh, Satyan Sangeetha, Light Robert P: Dry-weight reduction in hypertensive hemodialysis patients (DRIP): a randomized, controlled trial. Hypertension 53 (3): 500-7,2009.

Agarwal Rajiv, Satyan Sangeetha, Alborzi Pooneh, Light Robert P, Tegegne Getachew G, Mazengia Helmneh S, Yigazu Paulos M: Home blood pressure measurements for managing hypertension in hemodialysis patients. American Journal of Nephrology 30 (2): 126-34,2009.

Alborzi Pooneh, Patel Nina A, Peterson Carla, Bills Jennifer E, Bekele Dagim M, Bunaye Zerihun, Light Robert P, Agarwal Rajiv: Paricalcitol reduces albuminuria and inflammation in chronic kidney disease: a randomized double-blind pilot trial. Hypertension 52 (2): 249-55,2008.

Alborzi Pooneh, Patel Nina, Agarwal Rajiv: Home blood pressures are of greater prognostic value than hemodialysis unit recordings. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2 (6): 1228-34,2007.

Satyan S, Alborzi P, Agarwal R: CKD: The interplay of mineral metabolism, cardiovascular disease, and survival. Medscape Online, Renal Week : 2006.

Satyan S, Alborzi P, and Agarwal R: Clinical Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation Nature Clinical Practice Nephrology E1 (2): 2006.

Alborzi, P: Chicken pox in adults Shiraz Electronic Medical Journal 4 : 2001.

Academic Contact Info

230 West Washington Square
Farm Journal Building
Suite 100

Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: (215) 829-8420
Fax: (215) 829-8418
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)