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photo Blaise William Abramovitz, DO


Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine


Phone: 412-578-9265

Office: 1400 Locust Street
9528 Ermire Building
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-578-9265
Fax: 412-648-9166
Education and Training
BS, University of Pittsburgh, 2008
DO, Lake Erie College of Medicine, 2013
Internal Medicine Residency, Allegheny General Hospital, 2016
Nephrology Fellowship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2018
Measey Fellowship in Medical Education, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2018
Clinical Interest
Dr. Abramovitz has a particular interest in the management of patients with resistant and secondary hypertension. He is involved in the UPMC Hypertension Clinic which is a multidisciplinary clinic utilizing the expertise of nephrology, cardiology, dietitians, and pharmacists. He is also interested in the care of patients with glomerulonephritis and chronic kidney disease. He provides inpatient consultative services at UPMC Mercy, Shadyside, Presbyterian/Montefiore, and Magee.
Educational Interest
Dr. Abramovitz completed the Measey Medical Education Fellowship during his 2nd year of nephrology fellowship. He has an interest in curriculum development at the undergraduate (medical students) and graduate (internal medicine residents and nephrology fellows) level. His ultimate desire is to improve diagnostic processes and understanding of nephrology as well as spurring an interest in the field.
Selected Publications:
Abramovitz B, Jeyabalan A, Rudnick MR. Contrast-Induced Nephropathy. CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Nephrology & Hypertension, 2nd Edition. 2017; 149-54.
Abramovitz B, Leonberg-Yoo A, Bahrainwala JZ, Litt H, Rudnick MR. Bilateral Renal Infarctions During the Use of Sumatriptan. Kidney International Reports. 2018; 3(5): 1233-36.
Abramovitz B, Berns JS. Management of Anemia In Chronic Kidney Disease. Chronic Renal Disease, 2nd Edition. 2019; 991-1000.
Bahrainwala JZ, Gelfand SL, Shah A, Abramovitz B, Hoffman B, Leonberg-Yoo AK. Preoperative Risk Assessment and Management in Adults Receiving Maintenance Dialysis and Those With Earlier Stages of CKD. American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 2020; 75(2): 242-55.
Yassin MH, Abramovitz B, Hariri R, McKibben L, Pinevich AJ. Delftia acidovorans Pseudo-outbreak in Portable Reverse Osmosis Machines: Interventions to Ensure Safe and Cost-Effective Hemodialysis. American Journal of Infection Control. 2020; 48(3): 304-8.
Abramovitz B, Cohen JB. Ambulatory and Home Blood Pressure Monitoring. Hypertension Secrets, 2nd Edition. 2022; 8-13.
Bukhari M, Boyd-Shiwarski C, Abramovitz B. Pseudohypobicarbonatemia In a Patient with Amyloidosis. Clinical Kidney Journal. 2022; 15(11): 2154-6.
Abramovitz B, Oguntuwase E, Abo-Zed A, DeSilva R. Hypertriglyceridemia as a Cause of Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy Circuit Clotting: A Case Series. Blood Purification. 2023; 1-7.
Notable Achievements
Pittsburgh Top Doctors, 2022