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Luis F Gimenez, M.D.

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410-955-0670

Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-0670

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Expertise

Nephrology

Research Interests

The role of immunosuppressive affects in the therapy of membranous GN, IgA nephropathy, focal sclerosis and proliferative GN; Pathophysiology of chronic renal failure

Biography

Dr. Luis F. Gimenez is an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His area of clinical expertise includes nephrology.

Dr. Gimenez received his medical degree from Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad de Chile. He completed residencies in internal medicine at Hospital Clinico Regional Dr. Guillermo Grant Benavente, Hospital Carlos Van Buren and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He performed his fellowship in nephrology at Johns Hopkins.

His research interests include the pathophysiology of chronic renal failure.

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    Additional Information

  • Education +

    Degrees

    • Facultad De Medicina Universidad De Chile (1976)

    Residencies

    • Hospital Clinico Regional Dr Guillermo Grant Benavente / Internal Medicine (1977)
    • Hospital Carlos Van Buren / Internal Medicine (1979)
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Medicine (1984)

    Fellowships

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Nephrology (1985)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (1986)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Nephrology (1988)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary

    Dr. Gimenez focuses his research on the pathophysiology of chronic renal failure with emphasis on the different factors that influence the rate of progression of chronic renal disease. Specifically, he is interested in the role that hypertension, calcium phosphorous metabolism abnormalities and dietary manipulations play in the process.

    He is also interested in the role of immunosuppressive affects in the therapy of membranous GN, IgA nephropathy, focal sclerosis and proliferative GN.

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