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

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4.4 out of 5

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Kevin P. High, M.D.

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Clinical Interests

Infectious Diseases, Immune Compromise, Transplantation

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Department: 336-716-4395

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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

Memberships

  • Am Coll Of Physicians
  • Infectious Disease Soc of Amer

NPI Number

  • 1144205428
Kevin P. High, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.4 out of 5

23 Ratings
11 Comments

Kevin P. High, M.D.

Professor, Infectious Diseases
Translational Science Institute
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Sticht Center on Aging
Center for Comparative Medicine Research
Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Research Interests

aging, aids, cancer/oncogenesis, cross(mult/tnslat/inter)discip, fitness/physical, health services, research/outc, immunology/allergy/inflammatio, infectious diseases, prevention, vaccines, women's health issues

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-4584 | Department: 336-716-4395

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Recent Publications

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,. Chronic wound repair and healing in older adults: current status and future research. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015;63(3):427-438.

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

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,. Chronic wound repair and healing in older adults: current status and future research. Wound Repair Regen. 2015;23(1):1-13.

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

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

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

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. A framework for crafting clinical practice guidelines that are relevant to the care and management of people with multimorbidity. J Gen Intern Med. 2014;29(4):670-679.

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

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

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

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

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 and cardiovascular disease in older adults: current status and future directions. Diabetes. 2014;63(8):2578-2589.

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

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. Meeting report: consensus recommendations for a research agenda in exercise in solid organ transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2014;14(10):2235-2245.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. JC polyoma virus interacts with APOL1 in African Americans with nondiabetic nephropathy. Kidney Int. 2013;84(6):1207-1213.

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

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

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,. Summary report from the Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Aging Consensus Project: treatment strategies for clinicians managing older individuals with the human immunodeficiency virus. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012;60(5):974-979.

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. A randomized, controlled trial of Panax quinquefolius extract (CVT-E002) to reduce respiratory infection in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. J Support Oncol. 2012;10(5):195-201.

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. 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. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012;60(1):S1-S18.

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. Association of APOL1 variants with mild kidney disease in the first-degree relatives of African American patients with non-diabetic end-stage renal disease. Kidney Int. 2012;82(7):805-811.

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,. Solid-organ transplantation in older adults: current status and future research. Am J Transplant. 2012;12(10):2608-2622.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Morse CG, High KP. Nutrition, immunity, and infection 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.

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

High KP, Case LD, Siegel RD, Metzner-Sidurski J, Krauss JC, Chinnasami B, Sanders GH, Rousey S, Lesser GJ, Shaw EG. 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]. J Clin Oncol. 2010;28(15 Suppl):6578.

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

Castriotta RJ, Eldadah BA, Foster WM, Halter JB, Hazzard WR, Kiley JP, King TE Jr, Horne FM, Nayfield SG, High KP, et al. Workshop on idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in older adults. Chest. 2010;138(3):693-703.

Myer RG, El Mezayen R, High KP. Prostaglandin E2-dependent IL-23 production in aged murine dendritic cells. Exp Gerontol. 2010;45(11):834-841.

High KP, Bradley SF, Gravenstein S, Mehr DR, Quagliarello VJ, Richards C, Yoshikawa TT. Clinical practice guideline for the evaluation of fever and infection in older adult residents of long-term care facilities: 2008 update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clin Infect Dis. 2009;48(2):149-171.

High KP, Bradley SF, Gravenstein S, Mehr DR, Quagliarello VJ, Richards C, Yoshikawa TT. Clinical practice guideline for the evaluation of fever and infection in older adult residents of long-term care facilities: 2008 update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009;57(3):375-394.

High KP. Infection in the elderly In: Halter JB, Ouslander JG, Tinetti ME, Studenski S, High KP, Asthana S, Hazzard WR, Wollard NF, eds. Hazzard's geriatric medicine and gerontology. 6th ed. New York: McGraw Hill Medical;2009: 1507-1515.

Halter JB, Ouslander JG, Tinetti ME, Studenski S, High KP, Asthana S, Hazzard WR, Wollard NF. In: Hazzard's geriatric medicine and gerontology. 6th ed. New York: McGraw Hill Medical;2009: .

Anderson S, Halter JB, Hazzard WR, Himmelfarb J, Horne FM, Kaysen GA, Kusek JW, Nayfield SG, Schmader K, High KP, et al. Prediction, progression, and outcomes of chronic kidney disease in older adults. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009;20(6):1199-1209.

High KP. Overcoming barriers to adult immunization. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2009;109(6 Suppl 2):S25-S28.

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Professor, Infectious Diseases
Translational Science Institute

Clinical Interests

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

Doctor Ratings

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CP concern for questions/worries
4.4
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.3
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.3
CP spoke using clear language
4.7
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.5
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.6
Patients' confidence in CP
4.5
Time CP spent with patient
4.4
Wait time at clinic
3.6



Patient Comments

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7/27/2015

Very good results.

7/17/2015

Never had a unsatisfactory experience with *Dr. High.

7/16/2015

Always very good he is a very good Dr.

5/18/2015

I like nurse and doctors they gave to me very friendliness thank you Jesus loves yours.

4/9/2015

MD spent MOST of the time on the computer. => Assumed that typing on computer & not talking to patient was a good consultation. It was NOT!

3/27/2015

Good!

3/11/2015

*Dr. High was awesome. He explained what was going on, answered our questions. We felt very comfortable w/the decisions he made in the care of our son!

3/5/2015

*Dr. High was extremely professional, polite, courteous, caring and top notch physician. I was honored that I got to meet him. He had never seen me, but had read all my notes and knew everything about me.

2/9/2015

*Dr. High is excellent! I feel I am & will have excellent care!

11/18/2014

*Dr. High has always been the best in care, treatment, concern.

10/6/2014

Their knowledge and formation and kindness is top of the world.

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