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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
  • 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 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:

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.

Koyawala N, Silber JH, Rosenbaum PR, Wang W,Hill AS, Reiter JG, Niknam BA, Even-Shoshan O,Bloom RD, Sawinski D, Nazarian S, Trofe-Clark J, Lim MA, Schold J, Reese PP: Comparing outcomes between antibody induction therapies in kidney transplantation Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : 2017.

Hogan JJ, Lim MA, Palmer MB, Bloom RD, Chung RT, Sise ME: Development of proteinuria and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis during direct acting antiviral therapy for hepatitis C virus infection Hepatology : 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 : 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.

Dienemann T, Fujii N, Li Y, Govani S, Kosaraju N, Bloom RD, Feldman HI.: Long-term Patient Survival and Kidney Allograft Survival in Post Transplant Diabetes Mellitus: A single center retrospective study. Transplant International 29 (9): 1017-28,2016.

Harhay MN, Hill AS, Wang W, Even-Shoshan O, Mussell AS, Bloom RD, Feldman HI, Karlawish JH, Silber JH, Reese PP.: Measures of Global Health Status on Dialysis Signal Early Rehospitalization Risk after Kidney Transplantation PLoS One 11 (6): e0156532,2016.

Sawinski D, Kaur N, Ajeti A, Trofe-Clark J, Lim M, Bleicher M, Goral S, Forde KA and Bloom RD.: Successful treatment of Hepatitis C in renal transplant recipients with direct-acting antiviral agents. American Journal of Transplantation 16 ((5)): 1588-95,2016.

Lim MA, Kohl J, Bloom RD: Immunosuppression for Kidney Transplantation: Where are we now and where are we going? Transplantation Reviews : 2016.

Miller AM, Lim MA, Palmer M, Levine M, Naji A, Bloom RD, Abt PL: Kidney Transplantation from a Donor with Sickle Cell Disease American Journal of Transplantation : 2016.

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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