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Kevin P. High, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

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Kevin P. High, M.D.

Professor,


Clinical Interests

Infectious Diseases, Immune Compromise, Transplantation

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Department: 336-716-6211

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Education & Training

  • B.S., Bucknell University, 1982
  • M.D., University of Virginia School of Medicine, 1986
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Univ Of Virginia Hospitals, 1987
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Univ Of Virginia Hospitals, 1990
  • Fellowship, Yale University School of Medi, 1993

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Memberships

  • Am Coll Of Physicians
  • Infectious Disease Soc of Amer

NPI Number

  • 1144205428
Kevin P. High, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

40 Ratings
9 Comments
 

Kevin P. High, M.D.

Professor, Infectious Diseases
Translational Science Institute
Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Research Interests

Aging; Geriatrics; Communicable Diseases; HIV Infections; Aged
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-6211 | Department: 336-716-6211

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Recent Publications

Aging, the medical subspecialties, and career development: where we were, where we are going. Hurria A, High KP, Mody L, McFarland Horne F, Escobedo M, Halter J, Hazzard W, Schmader K, Klepin H, Lee S, Makris UE, Rich MW, Rogers S, Wiggins J, Watman R, Choi J, Lundebjerg N, Zieman S.. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017;65(4):680-687.

Integrating frailty research into the medical specialties-report from a U13 conference. Walston J, Robinson TN, Zieman S, McFarland F, Carpenter CR, Althoff KN, Andrew MK, Blaum CS, Brown PJ, Buta B, Ely EW, Ferrucci L, High KP, Kritchevsky SB, Rockwood K, Schmader KE, Sierra F, Sink KM, Varadhan R, Hurria A.. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017;65(10):2134-2139.

Infection: general principles. High KP. In: Halter JB, Ouslander JG, Studenski S, High KP, Asthana S, Supiano MA, Ritchie C, Hazzard WR, Woolard NF, eds. Hazzard's geriatric medicine and gerontology. 7th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill Education Medical;2017: .

. Halter JB, Ouslander JG, Studenski S, High KP, Asthana S, Supiano MA, Richie C, Hazzard WR, Woolard NF, eds.. In: Hazzard's geriatric medicine and gerontology. 7th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill Education Medical;2017: .

Older is not wiser, immunologically speaking: effect of aging on host response to clostridium difficile infections. Shin JH, High KP, Warren C.. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2016;71(7):916-922.

Reverse geroscience: how does exposure to early diseases accelerate the age-related decline in health?. Kohanski RA, Deeks SG, Gravekamp C, Halter JB, High K, Hurria A, Fuldner R, Green P, Huebner R, Macchiarini F, Sierra F.. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2016;1386(1):30-44.

Chronic wound repair and healing in older adults: current status and future research. Gould L, Abadir P, Brem H, Carter M, Conner-Kerr T, Davidson J, DiPietro L, Falanga V, Fife C, Gardner S, Grice E, Harmon J, Hazzard WR, High KP, Houghton P, Jacobson N, Kirsner RS, Kovacs EJ, Margolis D, McFarland Horne F, Reed MJ,.. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015;63(3):427-438.

Translational research in the fastest-growing population: older adults. High KP, Kritchevsky SB. In: Wehling M, ed. Principles of translational science in medicine: from bench to bedside. 2nd ed. Burlington: Elsevier;2015: 299-311.

Chronic wound repair and healing in older adults: current status and future research. Gould L, Abadir P, Brem H, Carter M, Conner-Kerr T, Davidson J, DiPietro L, Falanga V, Fife C, Gardner S, Grice E, Harmon J, Hazzard WR, High KP, Houghton P, Jacobson N, Kirsner RS, Kovacs EJ, Margolis D, McFarland Horne F, Reed MJ,.. Wound Repair Regen. 2015;23(1):1-13.

Immunologic response to high-dose influenza vaccination in patients with primary central nervous system malignancy (PCNSM) [abstract]. Strowd RE, Russell G, Harmon M, Carter AF, Chan MD, Tatter SB, Laxton AW, High K, Lesser G.. J Clin Oncol. 2015;33(15 Suppl):e20669.

Hepatic peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma and alpha-mRNA expression in HCV-infected adults is decreased by HIV co-infection and is also affected by ethnicity. Shores NJ, Mendes-Correa MC, Maida I, Turner J, High KP, Babudieri S, Nunez M.. Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2015;70(12):790-796.

Aging promotes B-1b cell responses to native, but not protein-conjugated, pneumococcal polysaccharides: implications for vaccine protection in older adults. Haas KM, Blevins MW, High KP, Pang B, Swords WE, Yammani RD.. J Infect Dis. 2014;209(1):87-97.

Infrastructure and resources for an aging population: embracing complexity in translational research. High KP.. Transl Res. 2014;163(5):446-455.

The authors reply [to editorial comment on 'JC polyoma virus and kidney disease'] [letter]. Freedman BI, Divers J, High KP.. Kidney Int. 2014;85(5):1242-1243.

A framework for crafting clinical practice guidelines that are relevant to the care and management of people with multimorbidity. Uhlig K, Leff B, Kent D, Dy S, Brunnhuber K, Burgers JS, Greenfield S, Guyatt G, High K, Leipzig R, Mulrow C, Schmader K, Schunemann H, Walter LC, Woodcock J, Boyd CM.. J Gen Intern Med. 2014;29(4):670-679.

Influenza vaccine immunogenicity in patients with primary central nervous system malignancy. Strowd RE, Swett K, Harmon M, Carter AF, Pop-Vicas A, Chan M, Tatter SB, Ellis T [deceased], Blevins M, High K, Lesser GJ.. Neuro Oncol. 2014;16(12):1639-1644.

Tailored vaccines targeting the elderly using whole inactivated influenza vaccines bearing cytokine immunomodulators. Khan T, Heffron CL, High KP, Roberts PC.. J Interferon Cytokine Res. 2014;34(2):129-139.

Membrane-bound IL-12 and IL-23 serve as potent mucosal adjuvants when co-presented on whole inactivated influenza vaccines. Khan T, Heffron CL, High KP, Roberts PC.. Virol J. 2014;11():78.

A retrospective analysis of clinical characteristics, hospitalization, and functional outcomes in residents with and without Clostridium difficile infection in US long-term care facilities. Friedman HS, Navaratnam P, Reardon G, High KP, Strauss ME.. Curr Med Res Opin. 2014;30(6):1121-1130.

Diabetes and cardiovascular disease in older adults: current status and future directions. Halter JB, Musi N, McFarland Horne F, Crandall JP, Goldberg A, Harkless L, Hazzard WR, Huang ES, Kirkman MS, Plutzky J, Schmader KE, Zieman S, High KP.. Diabetes. 2014;63(8):2578-2589.

Is HIV a model of accelerated or accentuated aging?. Pathai S, Bajillan H, Landay AL, High KP.. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2014;69(7):833-842.

Meeting report: consensus recommendations for a research agenda in exercise in solid organ transplantation. Mathur S, Janaudis-Ferreira T, Wickerson L, Singer LG, Patcai J, Rozenberg D, Blydt-Hansen T, Hartmann EL, Haykowsky M, Helm D, High K, Howes N, Kamath BM, Lands L, Marzolini S, Sonnenday C.. Am J Transplant. 2014;14(10):2235-2245.

Increasing clinical trials accrual at a Comprehensive Cancer Center [abstract]. Powell BL, Olson D, Morrell RM, Hales TL, High KP, Abraham E.. Blood. 2014;124(21):1266.

A pilot study of high-dose influenza vaccine immunogenicity in patients with primary central nervous system malignancy [abstract]. Strowd R, Russell G, Harmon M, Carter A, Chan M, Tatter S, Laxton A, High K, Lesser G.. Neuro Oncol. 2014;16(Suppl 5):v207.

Force-generation capacity of single vastus lateralis muscle fibers and physical function decline with age in African green vervet monkeys.. Choi SJ, Shively CA, Register TC, Feng X, Stehle J, High K, Ip E, Kritchevsky SB, Nicklas B, Delbono O.. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2013;68(3):258-267.

Effect of age on treatment outcomes in Clostridium difficile infection. Louie TJ, Miller MA, Crook DW, Lentnek A, Bernard L, High KP, Shue YK, Gorbach SL.. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013;61(2):222-230.

Vanishing bile duct syndrome in human immunodeficiency virus infected adults: a report of two cases. Oppenheimer AP, Koh C, McLaughlin M, Williamson JC, Norton TD, Laudadio J, Heller T, Kleiner DE, High KP, Morse CG.. World J Gastroenterol. 2013;19(1):115-121.

Tim-3 alters the balance of IL-12/IL-23 and drives TH17 cells: role in hepatitis B vaccine failure during hepatitis C infection. Wang JM, Ma CJ, Li GY, Wu XY, Thayer P, Greer P, Smith AM, High KP, Moorman JP, Yao ZQ.. Vaccine. 2013;31(18):2238-2245.

Tim-3 alters Il12/Il23 balance and drives T-H 17 cells; role in hepatitis B vaccine failure during hepatitis C infection [abstract]. Moorman J, Wang JM, Ma CJ, Wu X, Thayer P, Greer P, McIntyre A, High K, Yao ZQ.. J Hepatol. 2013;58(Suppl 1):S196.

Age-related degenerative functional, radiographic, and histological changes of the shoulder in nonhuman primates. Plate JF, Bates CM, Mannava S, Smith TL, Jorgensen MJ, Register TC, Stehle JR, High KP, Shively CA, Kaplan JR, Saul KR, Tuohy CJ.. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2013;22(8):1019-1029.

JC polyoma virus interacts with APOL1 in African Americans with nondiabetic nephropathy. Divers J, Nunez M, High KP, Murea M, Rocco MV, Ma L, Bowden DW, Hicks PJ, Spainhour M, Ornelles DA, Kleiboeker SB, Duncan K, Langefeld CD, Turner J, Freedman BI.. Kidney Int. 2013;84(6):1207-1213.

Clostridium difficile-associated disease recurrence in US long term care facilities [abstract]. Friedman H, Navaratnam P, Reardon G, High DP, Strauss M.. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012;60(Suppl 4):S228-S229.

Characteristics and outcomes related to clostridium difficile-associated disease in US long term care facilities [abstract]. Friedman H, Navaratnam P, Reardon G, High KP, Strauss M.. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012;60(Suppl 4):S229.

Summary report from the Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Aging Consensus Project: treatment strategies for clinicians managing older individuals with the human immunodeficiency virus. Abrass CK, Appelbaum JS, Boyd CM, Braithwaite R, Broudy VC, Covinsky K, Crothers KA, Harrington R, Drootin M, Gebo K, Goodkin K, Havlik RJ, Hazzard W, High K, Hsue P, John MD, Justice A, Karpiak S, McCormick WC,.. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012;60(5):974-979.

A randomized, controlled trial of Panax quinquefolius extract (CVT-E002) to reduce respiratory infection in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. High KP, Case D, Hurd D, Powell B, Lesser G, Falsey AR, Siegel R, Metzner-Sadurski J, Krauss JC, Chinnasami B, Sanders G, Rousey S, Shaw EG.. J Support Oncol. 2012;10(5):195-201.

HIV and aging: state of knowledge and areas of critical need for research. A report to the NIH Office of AIDS Research by the HIV and Aging Working Group. High KP, Brennan-Ing M, Clifford DB, Cohen MH, Currier J, Deeks SG, Deren S, Effros RB, Gebo K, Goronzy JJ, Justice AC, Landay A, Levin J, Miotti PG, Munk RJ, Nass H, Rinaldo CR Jr, Shlipak MG, Tracy R, Valcour V, Vance DE, Walston JD, Volberding P.. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012;60(1):S1-S18.

Association of APOL1 variants with mild kidney disease in the first-degree relatives of African American patients with non-diabetic end-stage renal disease. Freedman BI, Langefeld CD, Turner J, Nunez M, High KP, Spainhour M, Hicks PJ, Bowden DW, Reeves-Daniel AM, Murea M, Rocco MV, Divers J.. Kidney Int. 2012;82(7):805-811.

Solid-organ transplantation in older adults: current status and future research. Abecassis M, Bridges ND, Clancy CJ, Dew MA, Eldadah B, Englesbe MJ, Flessner MF, Frank JC, Friedewald J, Gill J, Gries C, Halter JB, Hartmann EL, Hazzard WR, Horne FM, Hosenpud J, Jacobson P, Kasiske BL, Lake J,.. Am J Transplant. 2012;12(10):2608-2622.

Translational research in immune senescence: assessing the relevance of current models. High KP, Akbar AN, Nikolich-Zugich J.. Semin Immunol. 2012;24(5):373-382.

Lipopolysaccharide-binding protein, a surrogate marker of microbial translocation, is associated with physical function in healthy older adults. Stehle JR Jr, Leng X, Kitzman DW, Nicklas BJ, Kritchevsky SB, High KP.. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2012;67(11):1212-1218.

A pilot study of influenza vaccine immunogenicity in patients with malignant central nervous system (CNS) tumors [abstract]. Strowd RE, Swett K, Harmon M, Pop-Vicas A, Chan M, Tatter SB, Ellis TL [deceased], Blevins M, High K, Lesser GJ.. Neuro Oncol. 2012;14(Suppl 6):154.

Acute kidney injury in older adults. Anderson S, Eldadah B, Halter JB, Hazzard WR, Himmelfarb J, Horne FM, Kimmel PL, Molitoris BA, Murthy M, High KP, et al.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011;22(1):28-38.

Effect of advancing age on outcomes of therapy for clostridium difficile infection [abstract]. Louie T, Miller M, Crook D, Lentnek A, Bernard L, High K, Shue YK, Gorbach S.. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011;59(Suppl 1):S106-S107.

Impact of a geriatrics-based faculty development program for subspecialists in internal medicine [abstract]. Watkins FS, Williamson JD, High KP, Podrazik PM, Atkinson HH.. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011;59(Suppl 1):S82.

Hepatic PPAR gamma expression is further impaired in HCV-infected subjects with HIV-co-infection [abstract]. Shores N, Mendes-Correa MC, Maida I, Turner J, Uip DE, High K, Nunez M.. Hepatology. 2011;54(Suppl 1):1331A.

Association between microbial translocation and adiposity in healthy elderly adults [abstract]. Stehle JR, Nicklas B, Kritchevsky SB, Kitzman DW, Leng X, High K.. Gerontologist. 2011;51(Suppl 2):490.

Nutrition, immunity, and infection. Morse CG, High KP. In: Mandell GL, Bennett JE, Dolin R, eds. Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's principles and practice of infectious diseases, vol 1. 7th ed. Philadelphia: Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier;2010: 151-159.

Workshop on immunizations in older adults: identifying future research agendas. High KP, D'Aquila RT, Fuldner RA, Gerding DN, Halter JB, Haynes L, Hazzard WR, Jackson LA, Janoff E, Woolard NF, et al.. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010;58(4):765-776.

A phase III randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial of North American (NA) ginseng (Panax quinquefolium) extract (CVT-E002) in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia: effect on respiratory infection and antibiotic use [abstract]. High KP, Case LD, Siegel RD, Metzner-Sidurski J, Krauss JC, Chinnasami B, Sanders GH, Rousey S, Lesser GJ, Shaw EG.. J Clin Oncol. 2010;28(15 Suppl):6578.

Comparison of trainee, peer, and self ratings of geriatrics teaching: a videotaped observed teaching exercise [abstract]. Atkinson HH, Watkins FS, High KP, Lawlor JS, Lambros A, Williamson JD.. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010;58(Suppl 1):39-40.

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Professor, Infectious Diseases
Translational Science Institute

Clinical Interests

Infectious Diseases, Immune Compromise, Transplantation
Kevin P. High, M.D.

Kevin P. High, M.D.

Professor, Infectious Diseases
Translational Science Institute
Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Kevin P. High, M.D.40 Ratings
9 Comments


 

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4.8
CP efforts to include in decisions
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CP explanations of prob/condition
4.8
CP spoke using clear language
4.8
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9/15/2017

*Dr. High always makes us feel very comfortable. He is the best dr. we could possibly have. We have all the confidence in the world in him. We trust him completely. We know we can call him anytime.

7/28/2017

*Dr. High was very personable and actually listened to my concern and had reviewed my past medical history and lab results and was prepared for my visit.

7/18/2017

I can't begin to say enough positive things about *Kevin High. He was incredibly thorough, listened very carefully and is an outstanding provider!

5/28/2017

Excellent experience. *Dr. High was easy to talk to and calmed my fears about my condition I appreciate his expertise and knowledge.

4/13/2017

*Dr. High his been the very best of ALL the doctors I have seen at Baptist.

3/27/2017

*Dr. High is a very caring person and a great dr. He has taken excellent care of my husband. To us he is the chief!

1/22/2017

*Dr. High very good physician.

1/13/2017

*Dr. High has a concerned attitude toward me and shows no impatience with questions. His expertise of my condition was comforting to me and my family's.

12/12/2016

*Dr. Hugh was very empathetic to my daughter Kaleigh and took the needed time with us.

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