Dr. Peter Igarashi MD Nephrologist

Dr. Peter Igarashi is a nephrologist in Dallas, Texas and is affiliated with University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He received his medical degree from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and has been in practice for 33 years. Dr. Igarashi accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 45 doctors at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Hospital Affiliation

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
High performing in Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

University of California at Davis
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1981–1984

Yale University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1986–1987

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Nephrology

TX State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation

Publications & Presentations

Loss of cilia suppresses cyst growth in genetic models of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease.
Ma, M.,Tian, X.,Igarashi, P.,Pazour, G. J.,Somlo, S.

miR-17~92 miRNA cluster promotes kidney cyst growth in polycystic kidney disease.
Patel, V.,Williams, D.,Hajarnis, S.,Hunter, R.,Pontoglio, M.,Somlo, S.,Igarashi, P.

Zyxin regulates migration of renal epithelial cells through activation of hepatocyte nuclear factor-1β
Choi, Y. H.,McNally, B. T.,Igarashi, P.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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