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Roy D. Bloom, MD

Roy D. Bloom, MD Physician

Medical Director, Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Program, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Bloom is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Roy D. Bloom

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's May 2002 Top Docs issue

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Renal Electrolyte and Hypertension

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Nephrology, 1994

Clinical Expertise:

  • Anti-Rejection Therapy
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases (CKD)
  • Glomerular Diseases
  • Hepatitis
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Pancreas Transplantation

Description of Clinical Expertise

Kidney Transplantation

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of the Witwatersrand School
Residency: Johannesburg Hospital
Residency:
Residency: Albert Einstein Medical Center
Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Memberships

American Society of Nephrology, National American Society of Transplantation (AST), National College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Local International Society of Nephrology, International National Institutes of Health/NIDDK, National OPTN/UNOS Ad Hoc International Relations Committee, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Bloom is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Kidney transplant outcomes, Post-transplant diabetes mellitus, hepatitis C in kidney transplantation

Selected Publications:

Sawinski D, Patel N, Appolo B, Bloom RD: Use of HCV+ donors does not affect HCV clearance with directly acting antiviral therapy but shortens the wait time to kidney transplantation Transplantation 101 (5): 2017.

Lim MA, Palmer M, Trofe-Clark J, Bloom RD, Jackson A, Philogene MC, Kamoun M: Histopathologic Changes in anti-angiotensin II type 1 receptor antibody-positive kidney transplant recipients with acute rejection and no donor specific HLA antibody Human Immunology 78 (4): 350-356,2017.

Goldberg DS, Abt PL, Blumberg E, Van Deerlin VM, Levine M, Reddy KR, Bloom RD, Nazarian SM, Sawinski D, Porrett P, Naji A, Hasz R, Suplee L, Trofe J, Sicilia A, McCauley M, Farooqi M, Gentile C, Smith J, Reese PP: Transplanting hepatitis-C infected kidneys into uninfected recipients New England Journal of Medicine : 2017.

Reese PP, Bloom RD, Trofe-Clark J, Mussell A, Leidy D, Levsky S, Zhu J, Lin Y, Wang W, Troxel A, Feldman HI, Volpp K: Automated Reminders and Physician Notification to Promote Immunosuppression Adherence among Kidney Transplant Recipients: A Randomized Trial American Journal of Kidney Diseases 69 (3): 400-409,2017.

Rossidis A, Lim MA, Palmer M, Levine MH, Naji A, Bloom RD, Abt PL: Kidney Transplantation from a Donor with Sickle Cell Disease American Journal of Transplantation 17 (2): 569-571,2017.

Choudhury RA, Reese PP, Goldberg DS, Bloom RD, Sawinski DL, Abt PL: A Paired Kidney Analysis of Multiorgan Transplantation: Implications for Allograft Survival Transplantation 101 (2): 368-376.,2017.

Lim MA, Kohli J, Bloom RD: Immunosuppression for Kidney Transplantation: Where are we now and where are we going? Transplantation Reviews 31 (1): 10-17,2017.

Bloom RD, Bromberg JS, Poggio E, Bunnapradist S, Langone A, Sood P, Matas A, Mehta S, Sharfuddin A, Fischbach B, Narayanan M, Jordan S, Cohen D, Hiller D, Prasad P, Woodward R, Grskovic M, Sninsky J, Yee JP and Brennan DC: Cell-free DNA and Active Rejection in Kidney Allografts Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : 2017.

Bromberg JS, Brennan DC, Poggio E, Bunnapradist S, Langone A, Sood P, Matas AJ, Mannon RB, Mehta S, Sharfuddin A, Fischbach B, Narayanan M, Jordan SC, Cohen DJ, Zaky ZS, Hiller D, Woodward RN, Grskovic M, Sninsky JJ, Yee JP, and Bloom RD : Biological Variation of Donor-derived Cell-free DNA in Renal Transplant Recipients: Clinical Implications Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine : 2017.

Bromberg JS, Brennan DC, Poggio E, Bunnapradist S, Langone A, Sood P, Matas AJ, Mehta S, Sharfuddin A, Fischbach B, Narayanan M, Jordan SC, Cohen DJ, Zaky ZS, Hiller D, Woodward RN, Grskovic M, Sninsky JJ, Yee JP, and Bloom RD. : Biological Variation of Donor-derived Cell-free DNA in Renal Transplant Recipients: Clinical Implications The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine : 2017.

Academic Contact Info

One Founders Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104-6144
Phone: (215) 662-4643
Fax: (215) 615-0349
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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