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Stanley Goldfarb, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Professor of Medicine
Associate Dean for Curriculum
Perelman School of Medicine


Business Address:

University of Pennsylvania
Suite 100 Stemmler
3450 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: 215-898-1530
Fax: 215-898-0833


Undergraduate: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Medical: University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY

Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification: Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Research Interests:

My research interests have primarily focused on the management of fluid and electrolyte, metabolism and diabetic nephropathy.

Clinical and Other Interests:

General clinical nephrology, glomerular diseases, ICU nephrology and continuous renal replacement therapies, chronic kidney disease, hypertension. I am Co-editor of the Dialysis Section of UpToDate and actively involved as Course Director in teaching nephrology to 2nd year medical students.

Selected References:

Goldfarb S and Henrich W. Update in nephrology. Annals of Internal Medicine. 128,49-56,1998.

Min W, Shiraga H, Chalko C, Goldfarb S, Krishna GG, Hoyer JR. Quantative studies of human urinary uropontin excretion. Kidney International 53, 189-193, 1998.

Spinler SA. Nawarskas JJ. Boyce EG. Connors JE. Charland SL. Goldfarb S. Predictive performance of ten equations for estimating creatinine clearance in cardiac patients. Iohexol Cooperative Study Group. Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 32:1275-83, 1998.

Goldfarb, S. The utility of decision support, clinical guidelines, and financial incentives as tools to achieve improved clinical performance. The Joint Commision Journal on Quality Improvement. 25, 137-144,1999.

Furst H., Hallows KR., Post J., Chen S., Kotzker W., Goldfarb S., Ziyadeh FN., Neilson EG. The urine/plasma electrolyte ratio: a predictive guide to water restriction. American Journal of the Medical Sciences. 319(4):240-4, 2000.

Stanley Goldfarb, and by invitation: Fuad N. Ziyadeh. TGF-b: A Crucial Component of the Pathogenesis of Diabetic Nephropathy. Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc. 2001;112:27-32;

Rudnick MR, Goldfarb S. Pathogenesis of contrast-induced nephropathy: experimental and clinical observations with an emphasis on the role of osmolality. Rev Cardiovasc Med. 2003;4 Suppl 5:S28-33.


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