Carmen Elena Cervantes, M.D.

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Languages: English, French, Spanish



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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-955-0670
4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224
Phone: 410-550-1900 | Fax: 410-550-2072
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600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287
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Dr. Cervantes is a Clinical Associate at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise include renal medicine.

Dr. Cervantes grew up in Ecuador and completed her medical school at Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, Mexico. She completed Internal Medicine Residency training at Aventura Hospital and Medical Center in Miami and Nephrology Fellowship at Johns Hopkins.

Dr. Cervantes currently serves as faculty in the Division of Nephrology at Johns Hopkins and she is a member of the amyloid center at Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Cervantes has a passion for medical education. She is actively involved in the Genes to Society Course of Renal Physiology, which is given to medical students at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of interest are amyloid, paraproteinemias, palliative care nephrology, hypertension, and diabetic kidney disease. more

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Universidad Aut?noma de Guadalajara (2014)


  • Internal Medicine; Aventura Hospital and Medical Center (2019)


  • Nephrology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2021)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2019)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Nephrology) (2021)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Cervantes CE, Kant S, Atta M, The Link between Conventional and Novel Anti-Cancer Therapeutics with Thrombotic Microangiopathy. Drug Metab Lett. 2021 doi: 10.2174/1872312814666210716141633 PMID: 34279209

Cervantes CE, Sperati CJ. From Dropsy to Chart Biopsy- Opportunities and Pitfalls of Electronic Health Records. Kidney360. 2021; doi: 10.34067/KID.0004392021 PMID:35373111

Cervantes, CE, Atta, Mohamed G. Chapter 4. Chronic Tubulointerstitial nephritis: Hypokalemia, hyperoxaluria, and hyperuricemia. In the Book: Tubulointerstitial Nephritis. Edited by Mohamed G. Atta and Mark A. Perazella. 2022. Springer

Cervantes, CE, Hanouneh, Mohamad. A New Era in Diabetic Kidney Disease. In the Book: Chronic Kidney Disease – Beyond the Basics. Edited by Prof. Ane Claudia Fernandes Nunes. 2022. IntechOpen. DOI: 10.5992/intechopen.1000197

Alvarado F, Cervantes CE, Crews D, Blanck J, Al Ammary F, Ng D, Purnell T. Examining post-donation outcomes in Hispanic/Latinx living kidney donors in the United States: A systematic review. Am J Transplant. 2022. doi: 10.1111/ajt.17017. PMID:35258164

Academic Affiliations & Courses

Courses and Syllabi

  • Genes To Society Pathophysiology Course of Medical Students
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Activities & Honors


  • L. Randol Barker MD Teaching Skills Scholarship, Johns Hopkins Bayview Faculty Development Program: Longitudinal Course in Teaching Skills, 2020 - 2021


  • American Society of Nephrology, 2019
  • National Kidney Foundation


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