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Isai Gopalakrishnan Bowline, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

86 Ratings

Isai Gopalakrishnan Bowline, M.D.

Assistant Professor,

Clinical Interests

Nephrology, Diabetic Kidney Disease, Kidney Disease, Clinical Nephrology, Hypertension

Contact Information

Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-4650
Department: 336-716-4650

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Additional Languages

Spanish, Tamil (India)

Education & Training

  • B.A., Texas A&M University, 1999
  • M.D., Texas A&M University, 2004
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, North Shore Univ Hosp, 2007
  • Fellowship, Nephrology, North Shore University, 2009

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology


  • Renal Physicians Assn
  • Am Soc Of Nephrology

NPI Number

  • 1225260391
Isai Gopalakrishnan Bowline, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

86 Ratings

Isai Gopalakrishnan Bowline, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Nephrology

Research Interests

Ferric Compounds; Phosphates; Chelating Agents; Uterine Hemorrhage; Contraceptives, Oral
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-4650 | Department: 336-716-4650

Recent Publications

Incidence of acute kidney injury during treatment with vancomycin in combination with piperacillin-tazobactam or cefepime [abstract]. Carrington J, Beardsley J, Williamson J, Johnson J, Bowline I.. Pharmacotherapy. 2016;36(12):E242.

The phosphate binder ferric citrate and mineral metabolism and inflammatory markers in maintenance dialysis patients: results from prespecified analyses of a randomized clinical trial. Van Buren PN, Lewis JB, Dwyer JP, Greene T, Middleton J, Sika M, Umanath K, Abraham JD, Arfeen SS, Bowline IG, Chernin G, Fadem SZ, Goral S, Koury M, Sinsakul MV, Weiner DE.. Am J Kidney Dis. 2015;66(3):479-488.

Ferric citrate as a phosphate binder has a safety profile similar to sevelamer carbonate and calcium acetate [abstract]. Sika M, Umanath K, Goral S, Arfeen SS, Bowline IG, Chernin G, Koury M, Dwyer JP.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013;24(Abstract Suppl):751A.

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Assistant Professor, Nephrology

Clinical Interests

Nephrology, Diabetic Kidney Disease, Kidney Disease, Clinical Nephrology, Hypertension
Isai Gopalakrishnan Bowline, M.D.

Isai Gopalakrishnan Bowline, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Nephrology

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Isai Gopalakrishnan Bowline, M.D.86 Ratings


Doctor Ratings

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CP efforts to include in decisions
CP explanations of prob/condition
CP spoke using clear language
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
Likelihood of recommending CP
Patients' confidence in CP
Time CP spent with patient
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*Dr. Bowlin is the most caring doctors that I have on my team, she is really a wonderful person and really care about her patients. She goes out of her way to make you feel better. I like her very much. Keep up the good work. Wish we had more drs. like her.


*Dr. Bowline is the very best doctor in her field. I feel so lucky to be a patient of hers. She is very knowledgeable and the best doctor for me.




Plenty of time to ask and listen!




Dr. Bowline is an excellent physician. I live 2 hours away and will continue to keep my appointments with her.


Again *Dr. Bowline is one-of-a-kind. I couldn't have asked for ANYONE better, she goes ABOVE & BEYOND!


I find *Dr. Bowline the most knowledgeable and professional doctor I have ever seen. I am very fortunate to have someone like her.


*Dr. Bowline is a compassionate person whose concern is evident.


Waited 2 hour for doc spend 5 minute with me.


Without a doubt *Dr. Bowline is my Dr., everything about my health goes through her. I trust her with my life.


Very good provider. She seems to really care.



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