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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 employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Roy D. Bloom

Recognized by America's Top Doctors 2015 – 2017

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's May 2002 and 2018 Top Docs issues

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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Overall Ratings

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
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • 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 Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

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: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
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 employed by Penn Medicine.

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:

Potluri VS, Bloom RD: Treating Hepatitis C Virus in Patients with Advanced CKD in the Real-World: Time to Refocus on What Our Real Treatment Goals Should Be Kidney International 94 (1): 18-21,2018.

Tsai DE, Bagley S, Reshef R, Shaked A, Bloom RD, Ahya V, Goldberg L, Chung A, Debonera F, Schuster SJ, Huntington SF: The changing face of adult posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder: Changes in histology between 1999 and 2013. American Journal of Hematology 93 (7): 874-881,2018.

Gumber R, Cohen JB, Palmer MB, Kobrin SM, Vogl DT, Wasserstein AG, Nasta SD, Bleicher MB, Bloom RD, Dember L, Cohen A, Weiss BM, Hogan JJ: A clone-directed approach may improve diagnosis and treatment of proliferative glomerulonephritis with monoclonal immunoglobulin deposits Kidney International 94 (1): 199-205,2018.

Aufhauser DD Jr, Peng AW, Murken DR, Concors SJ, Abt PL, Sawinski D, Bloom RD, Reese PP, Levine MH.: Impact of prolonged dialysis prior to renal transplantation Clinical Transplantation 32 (6): 2018.

Varga Alexandra N, Johnson David, Sawinski Deirdre L, Lim Mary Ann, Bloom Roy D, Abt Peter L, Goral Simin, Bleicher Melissa, Levine Matthew H, Naji Ali, Nazarian Susanna, Porrett Paige, Trofe-Clark Jennifer: Safety and Feasibility of Outpatient Rabbit Antithymocyte Globulin Induction Therapy Administration in Kidney Transplant Recipients. Pharmacotherapy : 2018.

Axelrod DA, Schnitzler MA, Alhamad T, Gordon F, Bloom RD, Hess GP, Xiao H, Nazzal M, Segev DL, Dharnidharka VR, Naik AS, Lam NN, Ouseph R, Kasiske BL, Durand CM, Lentine KL: The impact of direct-acting antiviral agents on liver and kidney transplant costs and outcomes American Journal of Transplantation : (in press),2018.

McCauley M, Mussell A, Goldberg D, Sawinski D, Molina RN, Tomlin R, Doshi SD, Abt P, Bloom R, Blumberg E, Kulkarni S, Esnaola G, Shults J, Thiessen C, Reese PP.: Race, Risk, and Willingness of End-Stage Renal Disease Patients Without Hepatitis C Virus to Accept an HCV-Infected Kidney Transplant. Transplantation 102 (4): e163-e170,2018.

Lim MA, Kamili S, Cohen JB, Green-Montfort T, Tejada-Strop A, Kohli J, Drobeniuc J, Patel P, Vanderveen M, Bloom RD.: Hepatitis E Virus Infection in Kidney Transplant Patients: A Single-Center Study. Transplantation 102 (4): e126-e127,2018.

Trofe-Clark J, Brennan DC, West-Thielke P, Milone MC, Lim MA, Neubauer R, Nigro V, Bloom RD: Results of ASERTAA, a Randomized Prospective Crossover Pharmacogenetic Study of Immediate Release Tacrolimus versus Extended Release Tacrolimus in African American Kidney Transplant Recipients American Journal of Kidney Diseases 71 (3): 315-326,2018.

Reese PP, Abt PL, Blumberg E, Van Deerlin VM, Bloom RD, Potluri VS, Levine M, Porrett P, Sawinski D, Nazarian SM, Naji A, Hasz R, Suplee L, Trofe-Clark J, Sicilia A, McCauley M, Gentile C, Smith J, Niknam BA, Bleicher M, Reddy KR, Goldberg DS: Twelve month outcomes after transplantation of hepatitis-C infected kidneys into uninfected recipients: A single-arm trial Annals of Internal Medicine : 2018.

Academic Contact Info

One Founders Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, Pa 19104-6144
Phone: (215) 662-4643
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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