Stephen Richard Smith, MD

Professor of Medicine
Campus mail 2424 Erwin Rd., Suite 605, Durham, NC 27705
Phone (919) 660-6860
Email address smith060@mc.duke.edu

Ongoing work focuses on problems of immediate clinical relevance in renal and pancreas transplantation, including issues related to immunosuppression, infection, and cardiovascular events as well as hypertension.

Research methodologies employed include randomized clinical trials, cohort studies, and retrospective multivariable analyses based on the transplant database. 

Education and Training

  • Fellowship, Nephrology, Duke University School of Medicine, 1989 - 1991
  • Intern, Internal Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, 1985 - 1986
  • M.D., Duke University, 1985

Publications

Weiner, Daniel E., Meyeon Park, Hocine Tighiouart, Alin A. Joseph, Myra A. Carpenter, Nitender Goyal, Andrew A. House, et al. “Albuminuria and Allograft Failure, Cardiovascular Disease Events, and All-Cause Death in Stable Kidney Transplant Recipients: A Cohort Analysis of the FAVORIT Trial..” Am J Kidney Dis 73, no. 1 (January 2019): 51–61. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2018.05.015.

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30037726
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Merhi, Basma, Theresa Shireman, Myra A. Carpenter, John W. Kusek, Paul Jacques, Marc Pfeffer, Madhumathi Rao, et al. “Serum Phosphorus and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease, All-Cause Mortality, or Graft Failure in Kidney Transplant Recipients: An Ancillary Study of the FAVORIT Trial Cohort..” Am J Kidney Dis 70, no. 3 (September 2017): 377–85. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2017.04.014.

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28579423
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Malone, Andrew F., Paul J. Phelan, Gentzon Hall, Umran Cetincelik, Alison Homstad, Andrea S. Alonso, Ruiji Jiang, et al. “Rare hereditary COL4A3/COL4A4 variants may be mistaken for familial focal segmental glomerulosclerosis..” Kidney Int 86, no. 6 (December 2014): 1253–59. https://doi.org/10.1038/ki.2014.305.

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25229338
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Carpenter, Myra A., Alin John, Matthew R. Weir, Stephen R. Smith, Lawrence Hunsicker, Bertram L. Kasiske, John W. Kusek, et al. “BP, cardiovascular disease, and death in the Folic Acid for Vascular Outcome Reduction in Transplantation trial..” J Am Soc Nephrol 25, no. 7 (July 2014): 1554–62. https://doi.org/10.1681/ASN.2013040435.

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24627349
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Phelan, P. J., D. N. Howell, S. R. Smith, and M. J. Ellis. “Late coexistent acute cellular and antibody-mediated rejection in non-sensitized renal transplant patients..” Int Urol Nephrol 46, no. 5 (May 2014): 1031–33. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11255-013-0525-9.

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23925501
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Malone, Andrew F., Matthew A. Sparks, David N. Howell, John Paul Middleton, Stephen R. Smith, and Ruediger W. Lehrich. “IgG4-related tubulointerstitial nephritis associated with chronic lymphocytic leukemia..” J Nephrol 26, no. 6 (November 2013): 1195–98. https://doi.org/10.5301/jn.5000298.

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24284523
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Westervelt, Justin D., Barbara D. Alexander, Sylvia F. Costa, Sara E. Miller, David N. Howell, and Stephen R. Smith. “Detection of BK polyomavirus after kidney transplantation: a comparison of urine electron microscopy with plasma polymerase chain reaction..” Clin Transplant 27, no. 1 (January 2013): E42–48. https://doi.org/10.1111/ctr.12048.

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23278388
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Goetzinger, Amy M., James A. Blumenthal, C Virginia O’Hayer, Michael A. Babyak, Benson M. Hoffman, Lephuong Ong, R Duane Davis, et al. “Stress and coping in caregivers of patients awaiting solid organ transplantation..” Clin Transplant 26, no. 1 (January 2012): 97–104. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1399-0012.2011.01431.x.

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21395692
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