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Sidney Kobrin, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Inpatient & Radnor Dialysis


Business Address:

University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
One Founders
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: 215-662-2587
Fax: 215-615-0349


Medical: University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Internship: Strijdom Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa

Residency: Johannesburg Teaching Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa

Fellowship: Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification: Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Clinical Interests :

Nephrology and Dialysis

Selected References :

Blam ME, Kobrin S, Siegelman ES, Scotiniotis IA. “Downhill” esophageal varices as an iatrogenic complication of upper extremity hemodialysis access. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 97(1):216-218, 2002.


Israni AK, Halpern SD, McFadden C, Israni RK, Wasserstein, A, Kobrin S, Berns JS.  Willingness of dialysis patients to participate in a randomized controlled trial of daily dialysis.  Kidney Int. 2004 Mar;65(3):990-8.


Snyder RW. Ruhe J. Kobrin S. Wasserstein A. Doline C. Nachamkin I. Lipschutz JH. Asaia bogorensis peritonitis identified by 16S ribosomal RNA sequence analysis in a patient receiving peritoneal dialysis. [Case Reports. Journal Article] American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 44(2):e15-7, 2004 Aug.


Trerotola SO. Stavropoulos SW. Shlansky-Goldberg R. Tuite CM. Kobrin S. Rudnick MR. Hemodialysis-related venous stenosis: treatment with ultrahigh-pressure angioplasty balloons. [Journal Article] Radiology. 231(1):259-62, 2004 Apr.


Shatsky JB. Berns JS. Clark TW. Kwak A. Tuite CM. Shlansky-Goldberg RD. Mondschein JI. Patel AA. Stavropoulos SW. Soulen MC. Solomon JA. Kobrin S. Chittams JL. Trerotola SO. Single-center experience with the Arrow-Trerotola Percutaneous Thrombectomy Device in the management of thrombosed native dialysis fistulas. Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology. 16(12):1605-11, 2005 Dec.  


Clark TW. Cohen RA. Kwak A. Markmann JF. Stavropoulos SW. Patel AA. Soulen MC. Mondschein JI. Kobrin S. Shlansky-Goldberg RD. Trerotola SO. Salvage of nonmaturing native fistulas by using angioplasty. Radiology. 242(1):286-92, 2007 Jan.


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