Romulo Colindres, MSPH, MD

Romulo Colindres, MSPH, MD

7024 Burnett-Womack
Office: 919-445-2670 
Appts: 336-538-4922

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Professor of Medicine
Director, Hypertension Clinic

Specialty Areas: Epidemiology of Kidney Disease; Hypertension; Fluid and Electrolyte Metabolism

Chronology:  MD: University of El Salvador, 1966; Intern: State University of NY, 1967; Resident: State University of NY, 1968; Resident: University of North Carolina, 1969; Nephrology Fellow: University of North Carolina, 1972; Assistant Professor of Medicine: University of North Carolina, 1972-7; Associate Professor of Medicine, University of North Carolina, 1977-83; Professor of Medicine, 1983-Present; Director of Hypertension Clinic: University of North Carolina, 1986-Present; Director of Nephrology Training Program: University of North Carolina, 1994-2009; MSPH: University of North Carolina, 1996.

Dr. Colindres participates in observational and clinical studies related to Acute and Chronic Kidney Disease, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Complications in Subjects with Kidney Disease.

Selected Bibliography:

Colindres, RE and Grossman, SH. Hypertension Secondary to Diseases of the Adrenal Gland In Netter's Internal Medicine, 2nd Edition. Edited by Runge, MS. And Greganti,A. Saunders Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, 2009, pp.176-185.

Colindres, RE. And Grossman, SH. Hypertension Secondary to Renovascular Diseases In Netter's Internal Medicine, 2nd Edition. Edited by Runge, MS. and Greganti, A. Saunders Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, 2009, pp.170-175.

Colindres, RE. and Hinderliter, AS. Hypertension In: Netter's Internal Medicine, 2nd Edition. Edited by Runge, MS. and Greganti, A., Saunders Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, 2009, pp.157-169.

Kshirsagar A, Joy MS, Hogan SL and Colindres RE. Effect of ACE-Inhibitors in Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Chronic Renal Disease: A Systematic Overview of Randomized Placebo Controlled Trials. Am J Kidney Dis 35: 695-707, 2000. 

Moss, N, Colindres, RE and Gottschalk, CW. Neural Control of Renal Function. In Handbook of Renal Physiology. EE Windhager, ed. American Physiological Soc., Washington. Oxford University Press, 1992 pp. 1061-1127. 

Wolff DW, Colindres RE, Strandhoy JW. Unmasking Alpha-2 Adrenoceptor-Mediated Renal Vasoconstriction in Conscious Rats. Am. J. Physiol. 257:F1132-1139, 1989. 

Gottschalk CW, Moss N, and Colindres RE. Neural control of renal function in health and disease. In The Kidney. Physiology and Pathophysiology. DW Seldin and G Giebisch (eds). Raven Press, NY, 1985 pp.581-611.

Colindres RE, Spielman WS, Moss NG, Harrington WW, and Gottschalk CW. Functional evidence for reno-renal reflexes in the rat. Am J Physiol 239:F265-F270, 1980. 

Pastoriza-Munoz E, Colindres RE, Lassiter WE, and Lechene C. Effect of parathyroid hormone on phosphate reabsorption in the rat distal convolution. Am J Physiol 235:F321-F330, 1978. 

Bello-Reuss E, Pastoriza-Munoz E, and Colindres RE. Acute unilateral renal denervation in rats with extracellular-volume expansion. Am J Physiol 232:F26-F32, 1977. 

Colindres RE, Kramp RA, Allison MEM, and Gottschalk CW. Hydrodynamic alterations during distal tubular fluid collections in the rat kidney. Am J Physiol 232:F497-F506, 1977. 

Bello-Reuss E, Colindres RE, Pastoriza-Munoz E, Mueller RA, and Gottschalk CW. Effects of acute unilateral renal denervation in the rat. J Clin Invest 56:208, 1975.

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