Dr. Stephen Richard Smith MD Nephrologist

Dr. Stephen Smith is a nephrologist in Durham, North Carolina and is affiliated with Duke University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 29 years. He is one of 36 doctors at Duke University Hospital who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology, Kidney & Pancreas Transplantation

Hospital Affiliation

Duke University Hospital
Ranked #9 in Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

Duke University Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1985–1988

Duke University Hospital
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1988–1991

Duke University School of Medicine
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 26 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 24 years in Nephrology

NC State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations

IgG4-related tubulointerstitial nephritis associated with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
Malone, A. F.,Sparks, M. A.,Howell, D. N.,Middleton, J. P.,Smith, S. R.,Lehrich, R. W. 2013 11 29

BP, Cardiovascular Disease, and Death in the Folic Acid for Vascular Outcome Reduction in Transplantation Trial.
Carpenter, M. A.,John, A.,Weir, M. R.,Smith, S. R.,Hunsicker, L.,Kasiske, B. L.,Kusek, J. W.,Bostom, A.,Ivanova, A.,Levey, A. S.,Solomon, S.,Pesavento, T.,Weiner, D. E.

Late coexistent acute cellular and antibody-mediated rejection in non-sensitized renal transplant patients.
Phelan, P. J.,Howell, D. N.,Smith, S. R.,Ellis, M. J.

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