4860 Y St., Suite 0200
Sacramento, CA 95817
Ph.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, 1974
A.B., Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1965
American Board of Nephrology
Czech Society of Nephrology (Inducted in 1998)
Fellow, American Heart Association (FAHA)
Fellow, American Society of Nephrology (FASN)
International Society of Nephrology
Western Society of Clinical Investigation
Select Recent Publications:
2008 Kaysen GA, Johansen KJ, MD, Cheng SC, Chengshi Jin C, Chertow GM, MD, MPH. Trends and Outcomes Associated With Serum Albumin Concentration Among Incident Dialysis Patients in the United States. J Ren Nutr 18:323-331; 2008.
2008 Kaysen GA, Kotanko P, Zhu F, Sarkar S, Heymsfield SB, Kuhlmann MK and Levin NW. Estimation of adipose pools in hemodialysis patients from anthropometric measures. J Ren Nutr. Nov;18(6):473-8.
2007 Lo JC, Go AS, Chandra M, Fan D, Kaysen GA. GFR, body mass index, and low high-density lipoprotein concentration in adults with and without CKD. Am J Kidney Dis. Oct; 50( 4):552-8.
2006 Kaysen GA, Levin NW, Mitch WE, Chapman AL, Kubala L, Eiserich JP. Evidence that C-reactive protein or IL-6 are not surrogates for all inflammatory cardiovascular risk factors in hemodialysis patients. Blood Purif. 24(5-6):508-16.
2006 Shearer GC, Kaysen GA. Endothelial bound lipoprotein lipase (LpL) depletion in hypoalbuminemia results from decreased endothelial binding, not decreased secretion. Kidney Int. 70(4):647-53.
2005 Kaysen GA, Zhu F, Sarkar S, Heymsfield SB, Wong J, Kaitwatcharachai C, Kuhlmann M, and Levin NW. Estimation of total body and limb muscle mass in hemodialysis patients with multi frequency bioelectrical impedance. Am J. Clin. Nutr. 82(5):988-95.
2005 Shearer GC, Newman JW, Hammock BD, Kaysen GA. Graded effects of proteinuria on HDL structure in nephrotic rats. J Am Soc Nephrol. 16(5):1309-19.