Jeffrey Perl




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. Kanjanabuch, T, Puapatanakul, P, Halue, G, Lorvinitnun, P, Tangjittrong, K, Pongpirul, K et al.. Implementation of PDOPPS in a middle-income country: Early lessons from Thailand. Perit Dial Int. 2021; :896860821993950. doi: 10.1177/0896860821993950. PubMed PMID:33706584 .
  2. Davies, SJ, Zhao, J, Morgenstern, H, Zee, J, Bieber, B, Fuller, DS et al.. Low Serum Potassium Levels and Clinical Outcomes in Peritoneal Dialysis-International Results from PDOPPS. Kidney Int Rep. 2021;6 (2):313-324. doi: 10.1016/j.ekir.2020.11.021. PubMed PMID:33615056 PubMed Central PMC7879114.
  3. See, EJ, Bello, AK, Levin, A, Lunney, M, Osman, MA, Ye, F et al.. Availability, coverage, and scope of health information systems for kidney care across world countries and regions. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2020; :. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfaa343. PubMed PMID:33351951 .
  4. Nadeau-Fredette, AC, Tennankore, KK, Perl, J, Bargman, JM, Johnson, DW, Chan, CT et al.. Home Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis Patient and Technique Survival in Canada. Kidney Int Rep. 2020;5 (11):1965-1973. doi: 10.1016/j.ekir.2020.08.020. PubMed PMID:33163717 PubMed Central PMC7609902.
  5. Elbokl, M, Momciu, B, Kishibe, T, Oliver, MJ, Perl, J. Peritoneal dialysis access outcomes reported in randomized controlled trials: A systematic review. Perit Dial Int. 2020; :896860820966898. doi: 10.1177/0896860820966898. PubMed PMID:33107402 .
  6. Lew, SQ, Wallace, EL, Srivatana, V, Warady, BA, Watnick, S, Hood, J et al.. Telehealth for Home Dialysis in COVID-19 and Beyond: A Perspective From the American Society of Nephrology COVID-19 Home Dialysis Subcommittee. Am J Kidney Dis. 2021;77 (1):142-148. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2020.09.005. PubMed PMID:33002530 PubMed Central PMC7521438.
  7. Cho, Y, Bello, AK, Levin, A, Lunney, M, Osman, MA, Ye, F et al.. Peritoneal Dialysis Use and Practice Patterns: An International Survey Study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2021;77 (3):315-325. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2020.05.032. PubMed PMID:32800844 .
  8. Htay, H, Bello, AK, Levin, A, Lunney, M, Osman, MA, Ye, F et al.. Hemodialysis Use and Practice Patterns: An International Survey Study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2021;77 (3):326-335.e1. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2020.05.030. PubMed PMID:32800843 .
  9. Al Sahlawi, M, Bargman, JM, Perl, J. Peritoneal Dialysis-Associated Peritonitis: Suggestions for Management and Mistakes to Avoid. Kidney Med. ;2 (4):467-475. doi: 10.1016/j.xkme.2020.04.010. PubMed PMID:32775987 PubMed Central PMC7406839.
  10. Perl, J, Fuller, DS, Boudville, N, Kliger, AS, Schaubel, DE, Teitelbaum, I et al.. Optimizing Peritoneal Dialysis-Associated Peritonitis Prevention in the United States: From Standardized Peritoneal Dialysis-Associated Peritonitis Reporting and Beyond. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2020;16 (1):154-161. doi: 10.2215/CJN.11280919. PubMed PMID:32764025 PubMed Central PMC7792655.
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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