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David Drew, MD, MS accepting new patients


Overview

Programs + Specialties
Research Interests Dialysis outcomes, cognitive function and kidney disease, vascular access
Training + Education SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY; Tufts Medical Center
Board Certifications Internal Medicine
NPI # 1043472053
Gender Male

Locations + Directions

Tufts Medical Center
4th Floor
35 Kneeland St.
Box 391
Boston , MA  02111
Fax #: 617-636-2369
Phone #: 617-636-5866

Honors + Awards

2012, Ben J Lipps Research Fellowship, America Society of Nephrology
2007, Gold Humanism Honor Society, SUNY Upstate Medical University
2007, Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)

Publications + National Presentations

1. Drew, David A., Rafeeque Bhadelia, Hocine Tighiouart, Vera Novak, Tammy M. Scott, Kristina V. Lou, Kamran Shaffi, Daniel E. Weiner, and Mark J. Sarnak. "Anatomic brain disease in hemodialysis patients: a cross-sectional study."American Journal of Kidney Diseases 61, no. 2 (2013): 271-278. PMCID: PMC3546146

2. Drew, David A., Hocine Tighiouart, Tammy M. Scott, Kristina V. Lou, Li Fan, Kamran Shaffi, Daniel E. Weiner, and Mark J Sarnak. "FGF‐23 and cognitive performance in hemodialysis patients." Hemodialysis International 18, no. 1 (2014): 78-86. PMID: 24164913

3. Drew, David A., Hocine Tighiouart, Tammy M. Scott, Kristina V. Lou, Kamran Shaffi, Daniel E. Weiner, and Mark J. Sarnak. "Cognitive Performance before and during Hemodialysis: A Randomized Cross-Over Trial." Nephron Clinical Practice 124, no. 3-4 (2013): 151-158. PMID: 24335582

4. Shaffi, Kamran, Hocine Tighiouart, Tammy Scott, Kristina Lou, David A. Drew, Daniel Weiner, and Mark Sarnak. "Low 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and cognitive impairment in hemodialysis patients." Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 8, no. 6 (2013): 979-986. PMID: 23449769

5. Sarnak, Mark J., Hocine Tighiouart, Tammy M. Scott, Kristina V. Lou, Eric P. Sorensen, Lena M. Giang, David A. Drew et al. "Frequency of and risk factors for poor cognitive performance in hemodialysis patients." Neurology 80, no. 5 (2013): 471-480. PMCID: PMC3590049

6. Giang, Lena M., Hocine Tighiouart, Kristina V. Lou, Brian Agganis, David A. Drew, Kamran Shaffi, Tammy Scott, Daniel E. Weiner, and Mark J. Sarnak. "Measures of blood pressure and cognition in dialysis patients." Hemodialysis International 17, no. 1 (2013): 24-31. PMID: 22716218

7. Fan, Li, Mark Sarnak, Hocine Tighiouart, David A Drew, Amy Kantor, Kristina Lou, Kamran Shaffi, Tammy Scott, and Daniel Weiner. “Depression and All-Cause Mortality in Hemodialysis Patients”. American Journal of Nephrology. Accepted for publication May 11 2014.

8. Drew, David A., Charmaine Lok, Joshua Cohen, Martin Wagner, Navdeep Tangri, and Daniel Weiner. “Vascular Access Choice in Incident Hemodialysis Patients”. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Accepted for publication May 13 2014.

9. Drew, David A., Hocine Tighiouart, Tammy Scott, Amy Kantor, Li Fan, Carlos Artusi, Mario Plebani, Daniel Weiner, and Mark Sarnak. “Asymmetric Dimethylarginine, Race, and Mortality in Hemodialysis Patients” Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Accepted for publication May 14 2014.

10. Drew, David A., Klemens B. Meyer, and Daniel E. Weiner. "Transvenous cardiac device wires and vascular access in hemodialysis patients." American Journal of Kidney Diseases 58, no. 3 (2011): 494-496. PMID: 21664734

Biography

Dr. Drew was born and grew up in Providence, Rhode Island, went to college and medical school in Upstate New York and returned to the New England area for his residency and fellowship. He is married to another physician and has a very active two year old boy.

Professional Memberships

Massachusetts Medical Society
American Society of Nephrology