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

Merhi, B, Shireman, T, Carpenter, MA, Kusek, JW, Jacques, P, Pfeffer, M, Rao, M, Foster, MC, Kim, SJ, Pesavento, TE, Smith, SR, Kew, CE, House, AA, Gohh, R, Weiner, DE, Levey, AS, Ix, JH, and Bostom, A. "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." American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation 70, no. 3 (September 2017): 377-385.

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28579423
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Lunyera, J, and Smith, SR. "Heavy metal nephropathy: considerations for exposure analysis." Kidney international 92, no. 3 (September 2017): 548-550.

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28807262
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Malone, AF, Phelan, PJ, Hall, G, Cetincelik, U, Homstad, A, Alonso, AS, Jiang, R, Lindsey, TB, Wu, G, Sparks, MA, Smith, SR, Webb, NJA, Kalra, PA, Adeyemo, AA, Shaw, AS, Conlon, PJ, Jennette, JC, Howell, DN, Winn, MP, and Gbadegesin, RA. "Rare hereditary COL4A3/COL4A4 variants may be mistaken for familial focal segmental glomerulosclerosis." Kidney international 86, no. 6 (December 2014): 1253-1259.

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25229338
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Carpenter, MA, John, A, Weir, MR, Smith, SR, Hunsicker, L, Kasiske, BL, Kusek, JW, Bostom, A, Ivanova, A, Levey, AS, Solomon, S, Pesavento, T, and Weiner, DE. "BP, cardiovascular disease, and death in the Folic Acid for Vascular Outcome Reduction in Transplantation trial." Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN 25, no. 7 (July 2014): 1554-1562.

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24627349
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Phelan, PJ, Howell, DN, Smith, SR, and Ellis, MJ. "Late coexistent acute cellular and antibody-mediated rejection in non-sensitized renal transplant patients." Int Urol Nephrol 46, no. 5 (May 2014): 1031-1033. (Letter)

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23925501
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Malone, AF, Phelan, PJ, Hall, G, Cetincelik, U, Homstad, A, Alonso, AS, Jiang, R, Lindsey, TB, Wu, G, Sparks, MA, Smith, SR, Webb, NJA, Kalra, PA, Adeyemo, AA, Shaw, AS, Conlon, PJ, Jennette, JC, Howell, DN, Winn, MP, and Gbadegesin, RA. "Rare hereditary COL4A3/COL4A4 variants may be mistaken for familial focal segmental glomerulosclerosis." Kidney International 86, no. 6 (January 1, 2014): 1253-1259.

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Malone, AF, Sparks, MA, Howell, DN, Middleton, JP, Smith, SR, and Lehrich, RW. "IgG4-related tubulointerstitial nephritis associated with chronic lymphocytic leukemia." J Nephrol 26, no. 6 (November 2013): 1195-1198.

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24284523
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Westervelt, JD, Alexander, BD, Costa, SF, Miller, SE, Howell, DN, and Smith, SR. "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-E48.

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23278388
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Goetzinger, AM, Blumenthal, JA, O'Hayer, CV, Babyak, MA, Hoffman, BM, Ong, L, Davis, RD, Smith, SR, Rogers, JG, Milano, CA, Smith, AD, Kuo, PC, and Palmer, SM. "Stress and coping in caregivers of patients awaiting solid organ transplantation." Clin Transplant 26, no. 1 (January 2012): 97-104.

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21395692
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Westervelt, JD, and Smith, SR. "Can an arteriovenous dialysis access be salvaged when a clinically significant steal develops?." Semin Dial 24, no. 4 (July 2011): 392-393.

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21851398
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