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Suzanne Boyle

Suzanne Boyle, MD, MSCE

Assistant Professor of Medicine


Department: Medicine: Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

Practices: Drexel Nephrology

Specialties: Nephrology

Education

  • MD - Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (2007)
  • BA in Biology, magna cum laude - Rutgers University (2003)
  • MSCE - University of Pennsylvania (2014)

Awards & Honors

  • Award for Outstanding Patient Care and Teaching, Temple University Hospital (2009)
  • Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism Honor Society (2006)

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Nephrology
  • National Kidney Foundation

Suzanne Boyle, MD, is a nephrologist practicing in Center City Philadelphia. She is board certified in internal medicine, with subspecialty certification in nephrology.

Clinical Services

Chronic kidney disease, Hypertension, Kidney stones, Acute kidney injury, Home dialysis

Fellowships

  • Nephrology - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (2013)
  • Postdoctoral Research in Nephrology - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (2014)

Residencies

  • Internal Medicine - Temple University Hospital (2010)

Internships

  • Internal Medicine - Temple University Hospital (2008)

Suzanne Boyle, MD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension at Drexel University College of Medicine. Her recent teaching activities include serving as faculty facilitator for the Physician and Patient Course, lecturing in the Introduction to Clinical Medicine Course, and precepting the Chronic Care Course. She is director of the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension's Journal Club curriculum.

Dr. Boyle has also served as a medical student mentor for the College's chapter of the American Medical Women's Association, and volunteered as a faculty member for the Mini-Med program.

Research Interests

Use of observational databases to study health outcomes, particularly the intersection of HIV infection and kidney disease

Publications

Published Full-Length Papers

“Management of the Dialysis Patient with Sickle Cell Disease”
Boyle SM, Jacobs B, Sayani F, Hoffman B
Seminars in Dialysis; 29(1):62-70, Jan 2016

“Anti-Diabetic Therapy in End-Stage Renal Disease”
Boyle SM, Simon B, Kobrin S
Seminars in Dialysis
; 28(4):337-44, Jul-Aug 2015

“Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study (CRIC):  Overview and Summary of Selected Findings”
*Denker M, *Boyle S, Anderson, A, Appel L, Chen J, Fink J, Flack J, Go A, Horwitz E, Hsu C, Kusek J, Lash J, Navaneethan S, Akinlolu O, Rahman M, Steigerwalt S, Townsed R, Feldman H. for the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study Investigators.
CJASN; 10(11):2073-83, Nov 6, 2015
*Dual primary authorship

“Low Rates of Vaccination in Listed Kidney Transplant Candidates”
Lee DH, Boyle SM, Malat G, Sharma A, Bias T, Doyle AM
Transplant Infectious Diseases, October 2015

“Erythropoietin-Stimulating Agents and Resistant Hypertension in CKD” 
Boyle SM, Berns JS
Seminars in Nephrology; 34 (5) 540-549, 2014

Books/Book Chapters

“Phosphorus deficiency in health and disease: alcoholism and other forms of malnutrition”
Boyle S, Goldfarb S
Clinical Aspects of Phosphorus in Foods and Preservatives: Impact on Health and Kidney Disease,  Springer: in press. 

Presentations

Abstracts and Posters

“Value of Leukocytosis and Fever for the Presence of Bacteremia in Adult Solid Organ Transplantation” 
Aldea, A, Bias T, Law N, Boyle S, Malat G, Lee DH
Abstract, Infectious Disease Society of America Annual Meeting, 2016.

“Impediments to Timely Listing for HIV+ Patient Being Evaluated for Kidney Transplant”
Lee DH, Aldea A, Harhay M, Sharma A, Malat G, Law N, Debellis S, Bias T, Boyle SM, Ranganna K, Doyle A
Abstract, American Transplant Congress Annual Meeting, 2016.

“Methotrexate Toxicity Treated with Continuous vs. Intermittent Hemodialysis and Glucaparidase in Methotrexate-Induced Acute Kidney Injury:  A Case Report”
Kern C, Fleyshman R, Boyle SM
Abstract, National Kidney Foundation Annual Meeting, 2016

“A Case of C3 Glomerulonephritis vs. Post-Infectious Glomerulonephritis in a Man with Mixed Nephrotic-Nephritic Syndrome” 
Pourhassani P, Soussan L, Seshasai R, Boyle SM
Abstract, National Kidney Foundation Annual Meeting, 2016

“BK Virus Nephropathy in a Cardiac Transplant Recipient”
Garcha A, Sawinski D, Boyle, SM
Abstract, National Kidney Foundation Annual Meeting, 2016

“Treatment of malignancy-associated hypercalcemia with low calcium hemodialysis yields several benefits for the cancer patient.”
Ali R, Rao A, Boyle S, Goldman J
Abstract, American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting, 2015

“Association of Alternative Approaches to Normalizing Peritoneal Dialysis Clearance with Clinical Outcomes”
Boyle S, Li Y, Wilson FP, Glickman JD, Feldman HI
Abstract, American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting, 2014

“A Case of Nephritic-Nephrotic Syndrome in a Man with Neurofibromatosis”
Boyle S
, Seshasai R, Aqeel I, Chaknos CM, Kobrin S
Abstract, American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting, 2013

Invited Presentations

“HIV and Kidney Disease: An Evolving Tale”
Jacobi Medical Center, Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, March 2016
Drexel University College of Medicine, Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, October 2015

“HIV and Kidney Disease in the Clinic”
Drexel University College of Medicine, Infectious Disease Division Grand Rounds, February 2016

“The Anatomy of a Research Paper”
Drexel University College of Medicine Fundamentals of Research Course, July 2015

“Chronic Kidney Disease for the Internal Medicine Boards”
Drexel University College of Medicine, Internal Medicine Residency Board Review Course, April 2015

“A Practical Approach to Acute Kidney Injury for the Sub-Intern”
Drexel University College of Medicine, Internal Medicine Sub-Internship Curriculum

“The Triple Force: Iron, Inflammation, and Erythopoietin in Anemia of Chronic Kidney Disease”
Temple University School of Medicine 39th Semi-Annual Family Practice Review Program, March 2015, October 2015

“Tubulointerstitial Disease”
“Secondary Hypertension”
Drexel University College of Medicine, Introduction to Clinical Medicine Course, October 2014

“IV Fluid: When, Why, and Which One?”
Drexel University College of Medicine Internal Medicine Residency Program Noon Conference, August 2014, 2015

“The Pathophysiology of Acute Kidney Injury”
“Approach to the Patient with Acute Kidney Injury”
Drexel University College of Medicine Nephrology Fellowship Core Curriculum Series, July 2014-15

“Glycemic Management in Advanced Kidney Disease: Is there a 'sweet' spot and a path to get there?”
Renal Division Grand Rounds, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, June 2014

“Hydrochlorothiazide vs. Chlorthalidone for Cardiovascular Risk Attenuation: The Saga Revisited”
Renal Division Conference, Jefferson Medical College, December 2013
Renal Division Conference, Drexel University College of Medicine, October 2013
Renal Division Journal Club, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, September 2013

“A Case of Nephritic-Nephrotic Syndrome in a Man with Neurofibromatosis"
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania-Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Glomerular Nephritis Conference, June 2013

“Estimating GFR with Serum Creatinine and Cystatin C”
Renal Division Journal Club, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, January 2013

“Hemodialysis-Induced Cardiomyopathy”
Renal Division Grand Rounds, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, September 2012

“Management of Acidemia in the Era of Lung-Protective Ventilation”
Renal Division Grand Rounds, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, June 2012


Contact Information


Practice Office

Drexel Nephrology
219 N. Broad Street
The Arnold T. Berman, MD Building, 9th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215.762.2688
Fax: 215.762.1904