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Room 202
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY   10032

Phone: (212) 305-0320
Fax: (212) 342-1814

-Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
-Department of Medicine
-Division of Nephrology

Insurance Plans
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Prestige
Blue Cross Senior
Bronx Health Plan
Oxford Commercial
Oxford POS

Hospital Affiliations
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Gerald Appel, M.D.
Professor of Medicine with Tenure of Title at CUMC

Research Summary
I am involved in Clinical research trials on glomerulonephritis, lupus and the kidney, the nephrotic syndrome

Positions & Appointments
1989-present Attending Physician, Department of Medicine Columbia University Medical Center New York, NY
1989-present Professor of Medicine Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons New York, NY
1985-present Director of Clinical Nephrology Columbia University Medical Center New York, NY

Education and Training
1965-1968 B.A. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
1968-1972 M.D. Albert Einstein School of Medicine, Bronx, NY
1972-1973 Internship in Internal Medicine Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY
1973-1974 Junior Residency in Internal Medicine Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY
1974-1975 Senior Residency in Internal Medicine Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY
1975-1976 J. Uris Fellow of Nephrology Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY
1976-1978 Fellow in Nephrology Yale-New Haven Medical Center, New Haven, CT
1977-1978 Research Associate Yale-New Haven Medical Center, New Haven, CT

Honors and Awards
College: Graduated in three years "with Distinction in all subjects". Phi Beta Kappa.
Medical School: Alpha Omega Alpha (Junior Year), Upjohn Achievement Award for Excellence in Clinical Skills.
1988 Distinguished Teacher Award of the College of Physicians & Surgeons
1989 Albert Douglas Award of Medical Society of New York State for excellence in clinical teaching
1992 Listed in "Best Doctors in New York" New York Magazine
1994 Listed in "Best Doctors in American" Text
1994-97 Listed in "How to Find the Best Doctors in the N.Y. Metro Area", Castle Connoly Guide

Committees and Society Memberships
American Society of Nephrology
International Society of Nephrology
New York Society of Nephrology
New York Transplantation Society
Fellow of American College of Physicians
Eastern Hypetension Society
American Diabetes Association
American Federation for Clinical Research
Kidney Council of the American Heart Association

Special Interests
Glomerulonephritis; Lupus Nephritis; Nephrotic Syndrome;

Selected Publications:
1. Matalon, A., Radhakrishnan, J., Appel, G.B., Valeri, A. (2000) HIV and the kidney. Resident and Staff Physician :

2. Keane, W.F. Eknoyen, G., for the PARADE Committee (G. Appel member and presenter). (1999) Proteinuria, Albuminuria, Risk, Assessment, Detection, Elimination (PARADE); A position paper of the National Kidney Foundation. Amer. J. Med. 33:1004-10

3. Klein, M., Radhakrishnan, J., Appel, G.B. (1999) Cyclosporinte treatment of glomerular diseases. Ann Rev. 50:1-15

4. Catran, D., Appel, G.B., Hebert, L., Hunsicker, L., Pohl, M., Hoy, W., Maxwell, P., Kunis, C. For the N. American Collaborative Study Group. (1999) A randomized controlled trial of cyclosporine in sterioid-resistant focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. Kidny. Intl. 56:2220-6

5. Cheng, J.-T., Anderson, H., Markowitz, G.S., Appel, G.B., Pogue, V., D’Agati, V. (1999) Hepatistis C virus asociataed glomerular disease in patients with HIV co-infection. JASN 10:1566-1574

6. Kambham, N., Markowitz, G.S., Appel, G.B., Aucouturier, P., D’Agati, V. (1999) Heavy chain disease: Case report and brief review. Am. J. Kidney Disease. 33:954-962

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