S Hedayati, M.D.

Program Director, Nephrology Fellowship Program

Associate Professor

Department: Internal Medicine

Biography

Director, Fellowship Program in division of Nephrology, UTSW

Education

Medical School George Washington University School of Medicine (1998)
Residency Duke University Medical Center (2001), Internal Medicine
Fellowship Duke University Medical Center (2004), Biomedical Research

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interests

  • Internal Medicine

Research Interests

  • Association of WNK1 with hypertensive effects of dietary potassium deficiency
  • Depression, epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment in Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Epidemiology and outcomes of cardiovascular disease in Chronic Kidney Disease

Publications

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Featured Publications

Non-traditional risk factors predict coronary calcification in chronic kidney disease in a population-based cohort

Baber U, de Lemos JA, Khera A, McGuire DK, Omland T, Toto RD, Hedayati SS Kidney International March 2008 73 615-621

Physician-diagnosed depression as a correlate of hospitalizations in patients receiving long-term hemodialysis

Hedayati SS, Grambow SC, Szczech LA, et al. Am J Kidney Dis 2005 46(4) 642-649

The evaluation of underlying cardiovascular disease among patients with end stage renal disease

Hedayati SS, Szczech LA Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 2004 11(3) 246-253

Pharmacotherapy and reduction of mortality among patients with chronic kidney disease at risk for cardiovascular disease

Hedayati SS, Szczech LA Current Medical Literature - Nephrology and Hypertension 2004 10(2) 25-29

The association between depression and chronic kidney disease and mortality among patients hospitalized with congestive heart failure

Hedayati SS, Jiang W, O’Connor CM, Kuchibhatla M, Krishnan KR, Cuffe MS, Blazing MA, Szczech LA. Am J Kidney Dis 2004 44(2) 207-215

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Honors/Awards

  • First Place Award for Clinical Research
    Southern Society for Clinical Investigation, Nephrology Young Investigators Forum (2004)
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Fellowship Award
    Duke University (2002)
  • Columbian Women’s Scholarship Award
    George Washington University (1997)
  • First Place Award for Research
    Donald Glew, George Washington University (1996)
  • NIH Medical Student Research Fellowship Award, NIAID
    (1995)