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Hospital of the University
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Renal-Electrolyte &
Hypertension Division
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Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Fax: 215-615-0349

Karen Warburton, M.D.

Associate Professor



Business Address:

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia , PA 19104

Veteran's Administration Medical Center

3900 Woodland Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: 215-614-0097
Fax: 215-615-0349


Undergraduate: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia

Medical: University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

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


Research Interests:


Selected References:

Warburton KM, Goldfarb S.: Management of hypertension in kidney transplant recipients Nephrolgoy Broad Review Manual, Hosp Physician (currently in press) 2006.

Warburton K, Berns JS: Primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease as patients transition from stage 4-5 CKD to dialysis, Seminars in Dialysis 16: 17-20, 2006.

Doyle AM, Warubrton KM, Goral S, Blumberg E, Grossman RA, Bloom RD: 24-week oral ganciclovir prophylaxis is associated with reduced CMV infection compared to a 12-weeks course. Transplantation 81(8): 1106-11, 2006.

Cohen DL, Warburton KM, Warren G, Bloom, RD, Townsend RR: Pulse wave analysis to assess vascular compliance changes in stable renal transplant recipients Amer J Hypertension 17: 209-12, 2004.

Warburton KM, Goldfarb S: Case studies in secondary hypertension: pheochromocytoma and cocaine intoxication. Nephrology Board Review Manual, Hosp Physician 6(3): 1-12, 2003.


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