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Hospital of the University
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Renal-Electrolyte &
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James Reilly, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Presbyterian Medical Center

Business Address:

Presbyterian Medical Center
240 Medical Office Building
51 N. 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: 215-662-8730
Fax: 215-243-4686


Undergraduate: Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA                                                                             

Medical: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA

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

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

Board Certification: Internal Medicine and Nephrology


Other Interests:

Clinical interests lie in dialysis and hospital-based consultative nephrology; especially acute kidney injury and critical care nephrology. Dr. Reilly has a strong interest in improving current systems of care for hospitalized dialysis patients, especially those undergoing the transition from inpatient care to outpatient care.  Dr. Reilly oversees curriculum and operations for the Penn Internal Medicine Residency’s three inpatient teaching services at Presbyterian Medical Center.  He is combining his interests in patient safety and medical education by helping to implement and evaluate a curriculum on cognitive bias and diagnostic error within Penn’s internal medicine residency. He is working to integrate principles of quality improvement and patient safety into curriculum at all levels of medical education.  Additionally, Dr. Reilly has been honored with a position as a Measey Clinical Teaching Fellow for the Department of Medicine’s student clerkship.  He is also a guest lecturer in the School of Dental Medicine, where he teaches renal physiology.  He has won the Penn Pearl Teaching Award from the Perelman School of Medicine for exceptional clinical teaching.

Selected References:

Reilly JB, Berns JS: Selection and Dosing of Medications for Management of Diabetes in Patients with Advanced Kidney Disease. Seminars in Dialysis 23(2): 163-168, 2010, PMCID: 20210915.

Reilly, JB, Fischer G: Evaluatioin of Underutilization of Statin Therapy in Diabetic Patients in a General Medicine Practice. Presented at the 28th Annual Meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine, New Orleans, LA. May 12, 2005.  2005. (Abstract)

Reilly JB, Goral S, Bloom RD: Combined ACEI/ARB Therapy Is Safe and Effective in KidneyTransplant Patients with Proteinuria. Presented at the American Transplant Congress, Toronto, Canada, June 3, 2008. 2008. (Abstract)

Marcotte LM, Reilly JB, Shea JA: Describing Communication Between Inpatient and Outpatient Dialysis Providers at Discharge.  Presented at the National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings, Las Vegas NV, April 2011. 2011. (Abstract)

Goldfarb S, Reilly JB: Metabolic Acidosis and Alkaloses. The Intensive Care unit Manual, 2nd Edition. Elsevier, 2011 Notes:  In Press. (Editorials, Review, Chapters)


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