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. Shen, JI, Schreiber, MJ, Zhao, J, Robinson, BM, Pisoni, RL, Mehrotra, R et al.. Attitudes toward Peritoneal Dialysis among Peritoneal Dialysis and Hemodialysis Medical Directors: Are We Preaching to the Right Choir?. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2019;14 (7):1067-1070. doi: 10.2215/CJN.01320119. PubMed PMID:31278114 .
  2. Manera, KE, Tong, A, Craig, JC, Shen, J, Jesudason, S, Cho, Y et al.. An international Delphi survey helped develop consensus-based core outcome domains for trials in peritoneal dialysis. Kidney Int. 2019; :. doi: 10.1016/j.kint.2019.03.015. PubMed PMID:31200941 .
  3. Glavinovic, T, Kashani, M, Al Sahlawi, M, Anderson, E, Freeman, M, Dacouris, N et al.. A PERITONEAL DIALYSIS ACCESS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT INITIATIVE: A SINGLE-CENTER EXPERIENCE. Perit Dial Int. 2019; :. doi: 10.3747/pdi.2018.00233. PubMed PMID:31123070 .
  4. Hecking, M, McCullough, KP, Port, FK, Bieber, B, Morgenstern, H, Yamamoto, H et al.. Self-reported Urine Volume in Hemodialysis Patients: Predictors and Mortality Outcomes in the International Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS). Am. J. Kidney Dis. 2019; :. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2019.02.012. PubMed PMID:31005373 .
  5. Sukul, N, Zhao, J, Fuller, DS, Karaboyas, A, Bieber, B, Sloand, JA et al.. Patient-reported advantages and disadvantages of peritoneal dialysis: results from the PDOPPS. BMC Nephrol. 2019;20 (1):116. doi: 10.1186/s12882-019-1304-3. PubMed PMID:30940103 PubMed Central PMC6446371.
  6. Tennankore, K, Zhao, J, Karaboyas, A, Bieber, BA, 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. ;39 (2):103-111. doi: 10.3747/pdi.2018.00094. PubMed PMID:30739094 .
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
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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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