Susie Lew, MD, is a professor of Medicine and the Director of Clinical Services. She is Medical Director for Peritoneal Dialysis at DaVita K Street. Dr. Lew received her B.S. from Brooklyn College and ...
Education and Training
Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll of Med, Brooklyn Ny 1979
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine 1979
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Nephrology
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- 1983
- Biochemical parameters, nutritional status and efficiency of dialysis in CAPD and CCPD patients.
- The impact of residual renal function and total body water volume on achieving adequate dialysis in CAPD.
- Women issues in female patients receiving peritoneal dialysis.
- Mycobacterium fortuitum peritonitis in two patients receiving continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.
- Renal abnormalities in sickle cell disease.
- Moderate metabolic acidosis and its effects on serum parameters in hemodialysis patients.
- Dialysis access related infections.
- Biocompatibility of hemodialysis membranes: interrelations between plasma complement and cytokine levels.
- Emphysematous pyelitis presenting as an acute abdomen in an end-stage renal disease patient treated with peritoneal dialysis.
- Discrepancies between adequacy goals in peritoneal dialysis: role of gender.
- In vitro performance of hemodialysis membranes after repeated processing.
- Urea and creatinine generation and removal in a pregnant patient receiving peritoneal dialysis.
- When to use continuous therapy: continuous arteriovenous hemofiltration (CAVH) or continuous venovenous hemofiltration (CVVH)
- Peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis caused by Staphylococcus auricularis.
- Quality of life and psychological issues in peritoneal dialysis patients.
- Pseudomonas putida causing peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis.
- Clinical use of high-efficiency hemodialysis treatments: long-term assessment.
- Persistent hemoperitoneum in a pregnant patient receiving peritoneal dialysis.
- Disinfection of lines and transfer sets in peritoneal dialysis.
- Hemoperitoneum: bloody peritoneal dialysate in ESRD patients receiving peritoneal dialysis.
- Hypoventilation in a dialysis patient with severe metabolic alkalosis: treatment by hemodialysis.
- Vascular access: past, present, and future.
- Amphotericin B removal by plasma exchange.
- Hydrothorax: pleural effusion associated with peritoneal dialysis.
- Adult peritoneal dialysis patient with Tenckhoff and percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy catheters.
- Phosphorus, phosphorous, and phosphate.
- Ofloxacin solution for persistent exit-site and tunnel infection in peritoneal dialysis.
- The use of rituximab and bendamustine in treating chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) in end-stage renal disease (ESRD).
- Whole blood platelet aggregation and release reaction testing in uremic patients.
- Are patients prepared to use telemedicine in home peritoneal dialysis programs?
- Hemodialysis vascular access construction in the upper extremity: a review.
- A conservative approach to peritoneal dialysis-associated rectocele.
- Pedicled parathyroid gland autotransposition in secondary and tertiary hyperparathyroidism.
- Dent-Wrong disease and other rare causes of the Fanconi syndrome.
- Unusual sites for hemodialysis vascular access construction and catheter placement: A review.
- Satisfaction and Improvements in Peritoneal Dialysis Outcomes Associated with Telehealth.
- Adoption of Telehealth: Remote Biometric Monitoring Among Peritoneal Dialysis Patients in the United States.
- Effect of hematocrit on D/P ratio in peritoneal dialysis.
- How to measure residual renal function in patients on maintenance hemodialysis.
- Assessment of adequacy in peritoneal dialysis.
- Adequacy of continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis: comparison with other dialysis techniques.
- Clotting by heparin of hemoaccess for hemodialysis in an end-stage renal disease patient.
- Nutritional targets in peritoneal dialysis and markers of adequacy.
- The concept of adequacy in peritoneal dialysis.
- Pharmacokinetics of zidovudine in HIV-infected patients with end-stage renal disease.
- Nutrition, ageing and GFR: is age-associated decline inevitable?
- Control of hypertension is better during hemodialysis than during continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis in ESRD patients.
- Equal levels of blood pressure control in ESRD patients receiving high-efficiency hemodialysis and conventional hemodialysis.
- Assessment of PD treatment delivered by 125I-Iothalamate plasma disappearance.
- Vaginal candidiasis: a source for fungal peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis?
- The effects of increasing exchange volume and frequency on peritoneal dialysis adequacy.
Areas of expertise and specialization
- Top Doc2017Washingtonian
- Top Doc2016Washingtonian
- Top Doc2015Washingtonian
- 2014 **A 2014 Washingtonian Top Doc
- Dialysis, Kidney Biopsy, Kidney Transplant And More
- American Society of Nephrology
- American College of Physicians
- Mt Sinai Med Ctr, Nephrology; Brookdale Univ Hosp Med Ctr, Internal Medicine
- Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center 1982
- CEME/Mount Sinai Medical Center Program
- Nephrology, Mount Sinai, NY, NY USA 1985
- George Washinton University
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