Alvaro H. Orjuela, MD
Department or Service
- Texas Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Renal Section, Department of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine
|Baylor College of Medicine||fellowship||Pediatric Nephrology||2014|
|West Virginia University||residency||Pediatrics||2011|
|Pontificia Universidad Javeriana-Colombia||medical school||Doctor of Medicine||1995|
Dr. Orjuela provides care for children with all types of kidney conditions and diseases including nephrotic syndrome, kidney and urinary anomalies, hypertension, chronic kidney disease, end stage renal disease, dialysis, transplantation and renal failure from other diseases. His special interests include renal transplantation and lupus nephritis.
• Chronic kidney disease
• End Stage Renal Disease / chronic dialysis
• Kidney Transplantation
• Lupus nephritis
• Kidney transplant outcomes
• Clinical trials
|American Academy of Pediatrics||Member|
|American Society of Nephrology||Member|
|American Society of Pediatric Nephrology||Therapeutics Development Committee Member|
|American Society of Transplantation||Member|
Orjuela A, Suwanichkul A, Canter D, Minard C, Devaraj S., Hicks M. J, Muscal E, Wenderfer S. High Titer Anti-Basement Membrane Antibodies in a Subset of Patients with Pediatric Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. American Journal of Nephrology 2015;41:241-247. PMID:25926050.
Lee J, Imani P., Geer J, Braun M, Srivaths P, Orjuela A. The Pharmacokinetics of Intradialytic Administration of Eculizimab in an Infant. American Journal of Kidney Disease 2015 Dec;66(6):1105-6. PMID 26363847.
ViiCTR Profile: https://profiles.viictr.org/display/BCM/alvaro-orjuela