Jeffrey Perl

MD, FRCP(C), SM

Associate Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute

Biography

Dr. Jeffrey Perl received his MD from the University of Toronto in 2003, where he also completed his post-graduate training in both Internal Medicine and Nephrology in 2008. In 2010, he completed his Masters of Science in Clinical Epidemiology from The Harvard School of Public Health.

Dr. Perl is currently a Staff Nephrologist at St Michael’s Hospital in Toronto and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently chairs the International Society of Nephrology’s Young Nephrologists Committee. His primary research interests and clinical practice focuses on improving the survival and quality of life for patients on peritoneal dialysis. Dr. Perl is a primary investigator in The Peritoneal Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (PDOPPS).

Recent Publications

  1. Tennankore, KK, Zhao, J, Karaboyas, A, Bieber, B, Robinson, BM, Morgenstern, H et al.. THE ASSOCIATION OF FUNCTIONAL STATUS WITH MORTALITY AND DIALYSIS MODALITY CHANGE: RESULTS FROM THE PERITONEAL DIALYSIS OUTCOMES AND PRACTICE PATTERNS STUDY (PDOPPS). Perit Dial Int. 2019; :. doi: 10.3747/pdi.2018.00094. PubMed PMID:30739094 .
  2. Okpechi, IG, Alrukhaimi, M, Ashuntantang, GE, Bellorin-Font, E, Benghanem Gharbi, M, Braam, B et al.. Global capacity for clinical research in nephrology: a survey by the International Society of Nephrology. Kidney Int Suppl (2011). 2018;8 (2):82-89. doi: 10.1016/j.kisu.2017.10.012. PubMed PMID:30675442 PubMed Central PMC6336214.
  3. See, EJ, Alrukhaimi, M, Ashuntantang, GE, Bello, AK, Bellorin-Font, E, Benghanem Gharbi, M et al.. Global coverage of health information systems for kidney disease: availability, challenges, and opportunities for development. Kidney Int Suppl (2011). 2018;8 (2):74-81. doi: 10.1016/j.kisu.2017.10.011. PubMed PMID:30675441 PubMed Central PMC6336215.
  4. Htay, H, Alrukhaimi, M, Ashuntantang, GE, Bello, AK, Bellorin-Font, E, Benghanem Gharbi, M et al.. Global access of patients with kidney disease to health technologies and medications: findings from the Global Kidney Health Atlas project. Kidney Int Suppl (2011). 2018;8 (2):64-73. doi: 10.1016/j.kisu.2017.10.010. PubMed PMID:30675440 PubMed Central PMC6336224.
  5. Osman, MA, Alrukhaimi, M, Ashuntantang, GE, Bellorin-Font, E, Benghanem Gharbi, M, Braam, B et al.. Global nephrology workforce: gaps and opportunities toward a sustainable kidney care system. Kidney Int Suppl (2011). 2018;8 (2):52-63. doi: 10.1016/j.kisu.2017.10.009. PubMed PMID:30675439 PubMed Central PMC6336213.
  6. Bello, AK, Alrukhaimi, M, Ashuntantang, GE, Bellorin-Font, E, Benghanem Gharbi, M, Braam, B et al.. Global overview of health systems oversight and financing for kidney care. Kidney Int Suppl (2011). 2018;8 (2):41-51. doi: 10.1016/j.kisu.2017.10.008. PubMed PMID:30675438 PubMed Central PMC6336220.
  7. Lunney, M, Alrukhaimi, M, Ashuntantang, GE, Bello, AK, Bellorin-Font, E, Benghanem Gharbi, M et al.. Guidelines, policies, and barriers to kidney care: findings from a global survey. Kidney Int Suppl (2011). 2018;8 (2):30-40. doi: 10.1016/j.kisu.2017.10.007. PubMed PMID:30675437 PubMed Central PMC6336223.
  8. Manera, KE, Johnson, DW, Craig, JC, Shen, JI, Ruiz, L, Wang, AY et al.. Patient and Caregiver Priorities for Outcomes in Peritoneal Dialysis: Multinational Nominal Group Technique Study. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2019;14 (1):74-83. doi: 10.2215/CJN.05380518. PubMed PMID:30573659 .
  9. Trinh, E, Perl, J. The Patient Receiving Automated Peritoneal Dialysis with Volume Overload. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018;13 (11):1732-1734. doi: 10.2215/CJN.02570218. PubMed PMID:30201730 PubMed Central PMC6237069.
  10. Boudville, N, Johnson, DW, Zhao, J, Bieber, BA, Pisoni, RL, Piraino, B et al.. Regional variation in the treatment and prevention of peritoneal dialysis-related infections in the Peritoneal Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study. Nephrol. Dial. Transplant. 2018; :. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfy204. PubMed PMID:30053214 .
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Nephrologist, Division of Nephrology, St. Michael’s Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Chair, International Society of Nephrology’s Young Nephrologists Committee
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