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Jesse M. Goldman

Jesse M. Goldman, MD

Professor; Director, Drexel Comprehensive Hypertension Center

Department: Medicine: Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

Practices: Drexel Nephrology

Specialties: Nephrology


  • MD - New York Medical College, Valhalla (1987)
  • BA in Biology - New York University (1983)

Awards & Honors

  • Outstanding Consultant Educator Temple University (2010-2011)
  • "Top Doc" Nephrology Delaware Valley (2007)
  • Housestaff Teaching Award, Wilkes-Barre General Hospital (2001)
  • Alfred A. Angrist Alumni Scholarship Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Davidoff Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching Montefiore Medical Center

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Hypertension
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • National Kidney Foundation

Dr. Jesse Goldman is director of the Drexel Comprehensive Hypertension Center, and director of peritoneal dialysis at Hahnemann University Hospital. He sees patients in Center City Philadelphia. He is board certified in nephrology and internal medicine.

Dr. Goldman is steering committee secretary for the Delaware chapter of the American Society of Hypertension. Since 2010, he has been a reviewer for the Journal of Pharmacoepidemiology. Additionally, he reviewed a National Institutes of Health study section about chronic hemodialysis devices in 2006.


Clinical Services

Hypertension, Kidneys, High blood pressure


  • Nephrology - University of Pennsylvania (1991-1993)


  • Internal Medicine - Montefiore Medical Center (1987-1990)

Jesse Goldman, MD, is a professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at Drexel University College of Medicine, where he has taught since July 2011. Previously, he was an assistant professor of medicine at Temple University Hospital. Since 1993, Dr. Goldman has trained more than 50 fellows in nephrology.


Selected Publications

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"The Heterogeneity and Diversity of Hypertension in CKD"
Goldman J., Sim J., Cohen D.
Advances in Chronic Kidney Diseases, Volume 22 issue 2. 2015, Elsevier (March 2015)

"Tenecteplase for the Improvement of Blood Flow Rate in Dysfunctional Hemodialysis Catheters"
Goldman J, Fishbane S, Oliver MJ, Blaney M, Jacobs JR, Begelman SM
Clinical Nephrology (Jan 2012)

"A Phase III, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of Tenecteplase for Improvement of Hemodialysis Catheter Function: TROPICS 3"
J. Tumlin, J. Goldman and D.M. Spiegel
Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (2010)

"A phase III, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of tenecteplase for improvement of hemodialysis catheter function: TROPICS 3" (abstract)
P.W. Hardie, J. Tumlin and J. Goldman

"Tenecteplase for the improvement of blood flow rate in dysfunction hemodialysis catheters" (abstract)
J. Goldman, S. Fishbane and M.J. Oliver
National Kidney Foundation (2010)

"Establishing a New Option for Target-Organ Protection: Rationale for ARB Plus ACE Inhibitor Combination Therapy"
J.N. Cohn and J.M. Goldman
American Journal of Hypertension, 21(3):248-56 (2008)

"Prevalence of Pulmonary hypertension in ESRD patients" (abstract)
J.M. Goldman, I. Isiaih, J. Lee and S. Weaver
Nation Kidney Foundation (2007)

"A Review of Vascular Access monitoring in Hemodialvsis Patients"
J. Goldman and K. Sullivan
Seminars in Dialysis, 11(6):3-17-350 (November-December 1998)

"The effects of normal as compared with low hematocrit values inpatients with cardiac disease -who are receiving hemodialysis"
A. Besarab, W.K. Bolton, J.K. Browne, T.C. Egrie, A.R. Nissenson, D.I. Olamoto, S.J. Schwab and D.A. Goodwyn
New England Journal of Medicine, 339(9):584-90 (August 27, 1998)

"Characteristics of Chronic Hepatitis C Infection in a Population on Renal Replacement Therapy" (abstract)
S.K. Herrine, E. Stefanoskv, J.M. Goldman, G.C. Francos, G.A. Wilson, V.T. Armenti, J.S. Radomsld and Mortz
American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, Chicago, Illinois (November 7-11, 1997)

"A six month study of low-dose recombinant human erythropoietin alone and in combination Fyith androgen for the treatment of anemia in chronic hemodialysis patients" (abstract)
K.A. Liss, W.J. Gauahan, S.R. Dunn, B.Michael, J.M. Goldman, V.T. Armenti, A. Mangold, J.P. Buhsmer and J.F. Burke, Jr.
American Society of Nephrology (1996)

"Simplified intra-access pressure measurement" (abstract)
A. Besarab, S. Frinak, F. Durnler, J. Goldman, M.V. DeVita, R. Sherman
Vascular Access Conference, Necker, France (June 1996)

Selected Abstracts

Prevalence and Mechanism of Pulmonary Hypertension in Chronic Hemodialysis by Invasive Measurements
R Subbiah, A Bakhshi, B O'Murchu, M McClure, E Schwartz, A Bove, M Brown, D Fiss, N Wolf, S Weaver, J Goldman, R Bashir
Journal of the American College of Cardiology 59 (13 Suppl S), E1618, 2012

Observations of the Mechanism and Effects of Arteriovenous Fistulas on Cardiovascular Hemodynamics by Cardiac Catheterization
R Subbiah, A Bakhshi, B O'Murchu, M McClure, E Schwartz, A Bove, D Fiss, M Brown, N Wolf, R Bashir, S Weaver, J Goldman
Journal of the American College of Cardiology 59 (13), E1612-E1612, 2012

Selected Book Chapters

"Responsibilities of the Principal Investigator in Clinical Research"
J. Goldman
in textbook, Principles of Good Clinical Practice, publisher Pharmaceutical Press (2010)

"Acute renal failure," "Hypertension," and "Acute Dialysis"
J. Goldman
in textbook, Critical Care Textbook (2010)

J. Goldman
in textbook, ICU in Critical Care Textbook (2010)

"Hvponatremia in Cancer Patients"
J. Goldman
in textbook, Textbook of Clinical Oncology, editor: Abeloff, second edition publisher: Churchill Livingstone (1999)

"Hyponatremia in Cancer Patients"
J. Goldman
in textbook, Textbook of Clinical Oncology (first edition), editor: Abeloff, publisher: Churchill Livingstone (1990)


Recent Abstracts

Refractory Resistant Hypertension
Hasan Arif, Muhammad R. Syed, Jesse Goldman
Poster Presentation,  ASH San Francisco 2013

"Increased Circulating Growth Arrest Specific Gene G Protein (Gas 6) in Chronic Kidney Disease and Hemodialysis Patients"
Madara J, Swami A, Hilliard B, Goldman J, Lee J, Cohen P, Lee I
Poster presented at Tenth Annual Dawn B. Marks Research Conference; Philadelphia, Pa.  (June 2011)

"Increased Circulating Growth Arrest Specific Gene G Protein (Gas 6) in Chronic Kidney Disease and Hemodialysis Patients"
Swami A, Hilliard B, Madaea J, Goldman J, Lee J, Cohen PL, Lee I. Goldman J, Lee I
Poster presented at American Society of Nephrology Meeting; Denver, Colo. (November 2010)

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: 215.762.2689