Romulo Colindres, MD, MSPH

Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

Specialty Areas

Epidemiology of Kidney Disease; Hypertension; Fluid and Electrolyte Metabolism

Education and Experience

MD: University of El Salvador, 1966; Intern: State University of NY, 1967; Resident: State University of NY, 1968; Resident: University of North Carolina, 1969; Nephrology Fellow: University of North Carolina, 1972; Assistant Professor of Medicine: University of North Carolina, 1972-7; Associate Professor of Medicine, University of North Carolina, 1977-83; Professor of Medicine, 1983-Present; Director of Hypertension Clinic: University of North Carolina, 1986-Present; Director of Nephrology Training Program: University of North Carolina, 1994-2009; MSPH: University of North Carolina, 1996.

Clinical and Research Interests

Dr. Colindres participates in observational and clinical studies related to Acute and Chronic Kidney Disease, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Complications in Subjects with Kidney Disease.

Selected Bibliography

Colindres, RE and Grossman, SH. Hypertension Secondary to Diseases of the Adrenal Gland In Netter’s Internal Medicine, 2nd Edition. Edited by Runge, MS. And Greganti,A. Saunders Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, 2009, pp.176-185.

Colindres, RE. And Grossman, SH. Hypertension Secondary to Renovascular Diseases In Netter’s Internal Medicine, 2nd Edition. Edited by Runge, MS. and Greganti, A. Saunders Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, 2009, pp.170-175.

Colindres, RE. and Hinderliter, AS. Hypertension In: Netter’s Internal Medicine, 2nd Edition. Edited by Runge, MS. and Greganti, A., Saunders Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, 2009, pp.157-169.

Kshirsagar A, Joy MS, Hogan SL and Colindres RE. Effect of ACE-Inhibitors in Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Chronic Renal Disease: A Systematic Overview of Randomized Placebo Controlled Trials. Am J Kidney Dis 35: 695-707, 2000.

Moss, N, Colindres, RE and Gottschalk, CW. Neural Control of Renal Function. In Handbook of Renal Physiology. EE Windhager, ed. American Physiological Soc., Washington. Oxford University Press, 1992 pp. 1061-1127.

Wolff DW, Colindres RE, Strandhoy JW. Unmasking Alpha-2 Adrenoceptor-Mediated Renal Vasoconstriction in Conscious Rats. Am. J. Physiol. 257:F1132-1139, 1989.

Gottschalk CW, Moss N, and Colindres RE. Neural control of renal function in health and disease. In The Kidney. Physiology and Pathophysiology. DW Seldin and G Giebisch (eds). Raven Press, NY, 1985 pp.581-611.

Colindres RE, Spielman WS, Moss NG, Harrington WW, and Gottschalk CW. Functional evidence for reno-renal reflexes in the rat. Am J Physiol 239:F265-F270, 1980.

Pastoriza-Munoz E, Colindres RE, Lassiter WE, and Lechene C. Effect of parathyroid hormone on phosphate reabsorption in the rat distal convolution. Am J Physiol 235:F321-F330, 1978.

Bello-Reuss E, Pastoriza-Munoz E, and Colindres RE. Acute unilateral renal denervation in rats with extracellular-volume expansion. Am J Physiol 232:F26-F32, 1977.

Colindres RE, Kramp RA, Allison MEM, and Gottschalk CW. Hydrodynamic alterations during distal tubular fluid collections in the rat kidney. Am J Physiol 232:F497-F506, 1977.

Bello-Reuss E, Colindres RE, Pastoriza-Munoz E, Mueller RA, and Gottschalk CW. Effects of acute unilateral renal denervation in the rat. J Clin Invest 56:208, 1975.

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