Michael Alan Kraus, MD, FACP, works for Indiana University as a Professor of Medicine, nephrology clinical coordinator, and Medical Director of Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD), Hemodialysis and Acute Dialysis Units in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is considered to be an expert in home dialysis and other renal replacement therapies for those suffering from renal disease. He is currently conducting research in shorter home renal replacement therapies, and also places peritoneal dialysis catheters in locally. This is done so those with any stage of renal disease can go about without having to sit in a dialysis center. Dr. Kraus has presented his technique to various renal symposiums nationally, and has been published on these topics.
Education and Training
In Univ Sch of Med, Indianapolis In 1985
Indiana University School of Medicine 1985
American Board of Internal Medicine- Nephrology
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Nephrology
- Kinetic comparison of different acute dialysis therapies.
- Dose determinants in continuous renal replacement therapy.
- Subcutaneous terbutaline use in CKD to reduce potassium concentrations.
- Patterns of interdialytic weight gain during the first year of hemodialysis.
- Scope and design of the Following Rehabilitation, Economics and Everyday-Dialysis Outcome Measurements (FREEDOM) Study.
- Convective renal replacement therapies for acute renal failure and end-stage renal disease.
- Selection of dialysate and replacement fluids and management of electrolyte and Acid-base disturbances.
- Merging health literacy with computer technology: self-managing diet and fluid intake among adult hemodialysis patients.
- What hemodialysis strategy affords the longest patient survival?
- Intensive Hemodialysis, Blood Pressure, and Antihypertensive Medication Use.
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Spoken at American Dialysis Centers and Dialysis Symposiums -
- Chris Blagg Award, 2012
- Top Doctors and Best Doctors, 1998-Present
- Indianapolis Monthly Top Doctors
- Acute Kidney Failure, Chronic Kidney Disease, End-stage Renal Disease (esrd) And More
- Univ Iowa Hosps & Clinics, Nephrology; Clarian Indiana Univ Hosp, Internal Medicine
- Indiana University Affiliated Hospitals
- Indiana University
- University Iowa (Renal)
Professional Society Memberships
- National Kidney Foundation, International Society of Nephrology, American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology
What do you attribute your success to?
Desire to Imrpove Healthcare in Dialysis Patients
Hobbies / Sports
- Divisional Lacrosse with his Daughter
Favorite professional publications
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