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Duncan Johnstone, MD, PhD

Renal-Electrolyte

Clinical Director, Renal-Electrolyte Division

Associate Division Chief

Email: johnstonedb@upmc.edu

Contact
Office: Scaife A915
 
E-mail: johnstonedb@upmc.edu
Administrative Assistant:
Carmela Londino
Address: Scaife A 919
Education and Training
Education
BA, Harvard, 1990
MD, PhD, University of Washington, 2001
Internal Medicine Residency, Northwestern, 2004
Nephrology Fellowship, University of Michigan, 2006
Research Interest
1. Clinical studies of FSGS
2. clinical studies of uremic pruritic
3. rare diseases
Clinical Interest
1. Glomerular diseases including Alport's, FSGS, membranous, amyloidosis, cryoglobulinemia, and others.
2. Cystic diseases including ADPKD and others.
3. Genetic / heritable kidney disease
4. Drug induced kidney disease, including hydralazine and levamisole
5. Peritoneal dialysis
6. Medication practices, pharmacokinetics in kidney disease
7. Patient safety
Educational Interest
1. Renal physiology
2. Glomerular disease
3. Critical reading of medical and scientific literature
Notable Achievements
Journal cover and spotlight article, Molecular and Cell Biology, 2011
J. Russell Elkinton Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2013
Faculty of 1000 Recommended article, 2013
Fellow, American College of Physicians, 2013
Outstanding Faculty Consultant Award, Temple University, 2014
Outstanding Faculty Consultant Award, Temple University, 2016
Faculty Teaching Award, Temple University, Nephrology Fellowship, 2018
Faculty Teaching Award, Temple University, Nephrology Fellowship, 2019
NephCure nominated “Nephrotic Syndrome Specialist", 2019