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Stephen M. Korbet, MD

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine
Board Certification:
  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine
Faculty Rank: Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Rush Medical College
Residency: Rush University Medical Center - Internal Medicine
Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center - Nephrology
Clinical Expertise:
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • High blood pressure
  • Kidney disease
Research Interests:
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Anemia in chronic renal disease
  • Peritoneal dialysis
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Elevated serum creatinine in a patient with normal renal function: the value of Cystatin C.
    Sahota S, Rodby RA, Korbet SM
    Nephrology (Carlton)
    2015 May
  2. Adequacy and Complication Rates with 14- vs. 16-gauge Automated Needles in Percutaneous Renal Biopsy of Native Kidneys.
    Chunduri S, Whittier WL, Korbet SM
    Semin Dial
    2014 Nov 30
  3. Who should perform the percutaneous renal biopsy: a nephrologist or radiologist?
    Whittier WL, Korbet SM
    Semin Dial
    2014 May-Jun
  4. Percutaneous renal biopsy of native kidneys: a single-center experience of 1,055 biopsies.
    Korbet SM, Volpini KC, Whittier WL
    Am. J. Nephrol.
  5. Severe lupus nephritis: the predictive value of a >=50% reduction in proteinuria at 6 months.
    Korbet SM, Lewis EJ,
    Nephrol. Dial. Transplant.
    2013 Jun 19
  6. The variable course of women with X-linked Alport Syndrome.
    Raju P, Cimbaluk D, Korbet SM
    Clin Kidney J
    2013 Dec
  7. Nephrology and the percutaneous renal biopsy: a procedure in jeopardy of being lost along the way.
    Korbet SM.
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012
    2012 Oct
    7(10):1545-7. doi: 10.2215/CJN.08290812. Epub 2012 Sep 13. No abstract available.
  8. Treatment of primary FSGS in adults.
    Korbet SM.
    J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012
    2012 Nov
    23(11):1769-76. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2012040389. Epub 2012 Sep 20. Review.
  9. Complete remission in severe lupus nephritis: assessing the rate of loss in proteinuria.
    Korbet SM, Lewis EJ; Collaborative Study Group.
    Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2012
    2012 Jul
    27(7):2813-9. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfr741. Epub 2011 Dec 23.
  10. The safety and tolerability of ferric citrate as a phosphate binder in dialysis patients.
    Sinsakul M, Sika M, Koury M, Shapiro W, Greene T, Dwyer J, Smith M, Korbet S, Lewis J.
    Nephron Clin Pract. 2012
    121(1-2):c25-9. doi: 10.1159/000341922. Epub 2012 Oct 16.
  11. APOL1 genetic variants in focal segmental glomerulosclerosis and HIV-associated nephropathy.
    Kopp JB, Nelson GW, Sampath K, Johnson RC, Genovese G, An P, Friedman D, Briggs W, Dart R, Korbet S, Mokrzycki MH, Kimmel PL, Limou S, Ahuja TS, Berns JS, Fryc J, Simon EE, Smith MC, Trachtman H, Michel DM, Schelling JR, Vlahov D, et al.
    J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011
    2011 Nov
    22(11):2129-37. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2011040388. Epub 2011 Oct 13.
  12. Pruritic rash and eosinophilia in a patient receiving peritoneal dialysis.
    Patel UO, Fox SR, Moy JN, Korbet SM.
    Semin Dial. 2011
    2011 May-Jun
    24(3):338-40. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-139X.2011.00937.x.
  13. The Oxford classification of IgA nephropathy: a retrospective analysis.
    Yau T, Korbet SM, Schwartz MM, Cimbaluk DJ.
    Am J Nephrol. 2011
    34(5):435-44. doi: 10.1159/000332223. Epub 2011 Sep 28.
  14. Pathogenetic features of severe segmental lupus nephritis.
    Behara VY, Whittier WL, Korbet SM, Schwartz MM, Martens M, Lewis EJ.
    Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2010
    2010 Jan
    25(1):153-9. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfp424. Epub 2009 Aug 23.
  15. The prognosis of severe lupus nephritis based on the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) Study estimated glomerular filtration rate
    Patel SB, Korbet SM, Lewis EJ
    2010 Dec 7
  16. The value of post-biopsy ultrasound in predicting complications after percutaneous renal biopsy of native kidneys.
    Waldo B, Korbet SM, Freimanis MG, Lewis EJ.
    Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2009
    2009 Aug
    24(8):2433-9. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfp073. Epub 2009 Feb 25.
  17. MYH9 is a major-effect risk gene for focal segmental glomerulosclerosis.
    Kopp JB, Smith MW, Nelson GW, Johnson RC, Freedman BI, Bowden DW, Oleksyk T, McKenzie LM, Kajiyama H, Ahuja TS, Berns JS, Briggs W, Cho ME, Dart RA, Kimmel PL, Korbet SM, Michel DM, Mokrzycki MH, Schelling JR, Simon E, Trachtman H, Vlahov D, et al.
    Nat Genet. 2008
    2008 Oct
    40(10):1175-84. doi: 10.1038/ng.226. Epub 2008 Sep 14.
  18. Intravascular hemolysis and acute renal failure after mitral and aortic valve repair.
    Concepcion B, Korbet SM, Schwartz MM.
    Am J Kidney Dis. 2008
    2008 Nov
    52(5):1010-5. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2008.03.021. Epub 2008 May 29. No abstract available.
  19. A case of polyneuropathy and proteinuria.
    Korbet SM, Bonsib S.
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008
    2008 Mar
    3(2):624-36. doi: 10.2215/CJN.03440807. Epub 2008 Feb 13. No abstract available.
  20. Value of a complete or partial remission in severe lupus nephritis
    Chen YE, Korbet SM, Katz RS, Schwartz MM, Lewis EJ; Collaborative Study Group
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol
    2008 Jan
  21. The prognosis and pathogenesis of severe lupus glomerulonephritis.
    Schwartz MM, Korbet SM, Lewis EJ; Collaborative Study Group.
    Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2008
    2008 Apr
    23(4):1298-306. Epub 2007 Nov 28.