Dr. Kevin Orlando Griffiths MD Nephrologist

Dr. Kevin Griffiths is a nephrologist in Washington, District of Columbia. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Holy Cross Hospital and MedStar Washington Hospital Center. He received his medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and has been in practice for 7 years. Dr. Griffiths accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 43 doctors at Holy Cross Hospital and one of 35 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Clinical Interests: Renal Dialysis, Kidney Transplantation, Chronic Kidney Failure, Hypertension

Education & Medical Training

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Class of 2003

UMDNJ-New Jersey Med
Fellowship, Nephrology, 2006 - 2008

University of Medicine and Dentistry – New Jersey Medical School
Residency, Internal Medicine Residency Training Program, 2003 - 2006

University of Medicine and Dentistry - School of Public Health
Other Training, Health Policy and Administration, 1999 - 2003

Stanford University
Other Training, 1993 - 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 8 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 6 years in Nephrology

DC State Medical License
Active through 2012

MD State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2012

Leading Physicians of the World
2012

America’s Top Physician in Nephrology, Consumer Research Council of America
2011

2011 HealthTappy Award,Top Nephrologist in District of Columbia Award
2011

Premier Medical Expert, Nephrology for Medical Website Healthtap.com
2011

America’s Top Physician in Nephrology, Consumer Research Council of America (2009)
2010

Selected to American Society of Nephrology Practicing Nephrology Group
2010

Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology
2009

Publications & Presentations

Telmisartan is more effective than losartan in reducing proteinuria in patients with diabetic nephropathy.
Bakris

Dermatology Quiz.
Griffiths K, Kapila R

Inhibition of p66ShcA longevity gene rescues podocytes from HIV-1-induced oxidative stress and apoptosis.
Husain, M., Meggs, L.G., Vashistha, H., Simoes, S., Griffiths, K.O., Kumar, D., Mikulak, J., Mathieson, P.W., Saleem, M.A., Del Valle, L., Pina-Oviedo, S., Wang, J.Y., Seshan, S.V., Malhotra, A., Reiss, K., Singhal, P.C.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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