Dr. Christopher L Westervelt MD Nephrologist

Dr. Christopher Westervelt is a nephrologist in Hattiesburg, Mississippi and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Forrest General Hospital and Wesley Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 18 years. He is one of 8 doctors at Forrest General Hospital and one of 6 at Wesley Medical Center who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Residency, Internal Medicine/Family Medicine, 1996–2000

Louisiana State University
Fellowship, Nephrology, 2000–2002

Tulane University School of Medicine
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Nephrology

MS State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Effects of anti-inflammatory agents on hydrochloric acid-induced pulmonary injury.
Westervelt, C. L., Choe, E. U., Arya, J., Lippton, H. L., Flint, L. M., Ferrara, J. J.

Burn edema reduction by methysergide is not due to control of regional vasodilation.
Ferrara, J. J., Westervelt, C. L., Kukuy, E. L., Franklin, E. W., Choe, E. U., Mercurio, K. K., Lippton, H. L., Flint, L. M.

Serotonin receptors regulate canine regional vasodilator responses to burn.
Ferrara, J. J., Franklin, E. W., Choe, E. U., Taheri, P. A., Westervelt, C. L., Lippton, H. L., Hyman, A. L., Flint, L. M.


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