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Amudha Palanisamy, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

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4.8 out of 5

48 Ratings
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Amudha Palanisamy, M.D.

Assistant Professor,

Clinical Interests

Kidney Disease, Nephrology, Renal Transplantation

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-4830
Department: 336-716-4650

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Education & Training

  • B.A., Cornell University, 2001
  • M.D., Weill Cornell Medical College, 2005
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Cornell Affiliated Hosps, 2006
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Cornell Affiliated Hosps, 2008
  • Fellowship, Nephrology, Columbia University College Ph, 2011
  • Fellowship, Nephrology, Columbia University College Ph, 2012

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

NPI Number

  • 1760669030
Amudha Palanisamy, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

48 Ratings
10 Comments

Amudha Palanisamy, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Nephrology

Contact Information

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

Recent Publications

El Hennawy H, Rogers J, Farney A, Orlando G, Kahn M, Reeves-Daniel A, Palanisamy A, Stratta R. Does prolonged cold ischemia influence outcomes following pancreas transplantation? [abstract]. Am J Transplant. 2015;15(Suppl 1):112.

El Hennawy H, Farney A, Orlando G, Rogers J, Khan M, Reeves-Daniel A, Palanisamy A, Gautreaux M, Iskandar S, Doares W, Kaczmorski S, Mangus M, Stratta R. Analysis of local versus imported expanded criteria donor (ECD) kidneys: a single center experience with 497 ECD kidney transplants [abstract]. Am J Transplant. 2015;15(Suppl 1):75.

Stratta RJ, Rogers J, Farney AC, Orlando G, El-Hennawy H, Gautreaux MD, Reeves-Daniel A, Palanisamy A, Iskandar SS, Bodner JK. Pancreas transplantation in C-peptide positive patients: does 'type' of diabetes really matter?. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015;220(4):716-727.

Freedman BI, Julian BA, Pastan SO, Israni AK, Schladt D, Gautreaux MD, Hauptfeld V, Bray RA, Gebel HM, Kirk AD, Gaston RS, Rogers J, Farney AC, Orlando G, Stratta RJ, Mohan S, Ma L, Langefeld CD, Hicks PJ, Palmer ND, Adams PL,. Apolipoprotein L1 gene variants in deceased organ donors are associated with renal allograft failure. Am J Transplant. 2015;():.

Palanisamy A, Reeves-Daniel AM, Freedman BI. The impact of APOL1, CAV1, and ABCB1 gene variants on outcomes in kidney transplantation: donor and recipient effects. Pediatr Nephrol. 2014;29(9):1485-1492.

Al-Shraideh Y, Stratta R, Farney A, Orlando G, Palanisamy A, Reeves-Daniel A, Bodner J, Uloko V, Winfrey S, Kaczmorski S, Doares W, Mangus M, Gautreaux M, Iskandar S, Rogers J. Primary non function after deceased donor kidney transplantation: risks and consequences [abstract]. Transplantation. 2014;98(Suppl 1):631.

Bodner J, Farney A, Rogers J, Orlando G, Farooq U, Al-Shraideh Y, Reeves-Daniel A, Palanisamy A, Stratta R. Single center analysis of outcomes in 202 consecutive pancreas transplants according to different measures of success [abstract]. Transplantation. 2014;98(Suppl 1):855.

Bodner J, Farney A, Rogers J, Orlando G, Farooq U, Al-Shraideh Y, Reeves-Daniel A, Palanisamy A, Stratta R. Pancreas transplantation in C-peptide positive patients: does type of diabetes really matter? [abstract]. Transplantation. 2014;98(Suppl 1):864.

Rogers J, Farney A, Orlando G, Farooq U, Al-Shraideh Y, Reeves-Daniel A, Palanisamy A, Bodner J, Stratta R. Pancreas transplantation in African American compared to non African American patients: does recipient ethnicity influence outcomes? [abstract]. Transplantation. 2014;98(Suppl 1):864.

Rogers J, Farney A, Orlando G, Farooq U, Al-Shraideh Y, Reeves-Daniel A, Palanisamy A, Iskandar S, Gautreaux M, Doares W, Kaczmorski S, Stratta R. Similar results with solitary pancreas transplantation compared to simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation in the new millennium [abstract]. Transplantation. 2014;98(Suppl 1):854.

Rogers J, Farney A, Orlando G, Reeves-Daniel A, Palanisamy A, Farooq U, Al-Shraideh Y, Winfrey S, Uloko V, Bodner J, Doares W, Kaczmorski S, Gautreaux M, Iskandar S, Freedman B, Stratta R. Does donor ethnicity influence kidney transplant outcome after simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplantation? [abstract]. Transplantation. 2014;98(Suppl 1):861.

Stratta R, Farney A, Orlando G, Farooq U, Al-Shraideh Y, Reeves-Daniel A, Palanisamy A, Bodner J, Rogers J. Single center analysis of mortality in 202 consecutive pancreas transplants [abstract]. Transplantation. 2014;98(Suppl 1):860.

Stratta R, Farney A, Orlando G, Farooq U, Al-Shraideh Y, Reeves-Daniel A, Palanisamy A, Bodner J, Rogers J. What we do and don't understand about pancreas graft failure [abstract]. Transplantation. 2014;98(Suppl 1):863.

Stratta R, Farney A, Orlando G, Farooq U, Al-Shraideh Y, Reeves-Daniel A, Palanisamy A, Gautreaux M, Iskandar S, Doares W, Kaczmorski S, Mangus M, Rogers J. Expanded criteria donors: the end of an era [abstract]. Transplantation. 2014;98(Suppl 1):654.

Stratta R, Farney A, Orlando G, Farooq U, Al-Shraideh Y, Reeves-Daniel A, Palanisamy A, Iskandar S, Gautreaux M, Rogers J. Experience with deceased donor kidney transplantation in 114 septuagenarians [abstract]. Transplantation. 2014;98(Suppl 1):600.

Stratta R, Rogers J, Orlando G, Farooq U, Al-Shraideh Y, Doares W, Kaczmorski S, Reeves-Daniel A, Palanisamy A, Farney A. 5 year results of a prospective, randomized single center study of alemtuzumab compared to rabbit anti-thymocyte gobulin induction in simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplantation [abstract]. Transplantation. 2014;98(Suppl 1):215.

Stratta R, Rogers J, Orlando G, Farooq U, Al-Shraideh Y, Reeves-Daniel A, Palanisamy A, Iskandar S, Gautreaux M, Farney A. Dual kidney transplants from adult marginal donors: double or nothing [abstract]. Transplantation. 2014;98(Suppl 1):595-596.

Al-Shraideh Y, Farooq U, Farney AC, Palanisamy A, Rogers J, Orlando G, Buckley MR, Reeves-Daniel A, Doares W, Kaczmorski S, Gautreaux MD, Iskandar SS, Hairston G, Brim E, Mangus M, Stratta RJ. Influence of recipient age on deceased donor kidney transplant outcomes in the expanded criteria donor era. Clin Transplant. 2014;28(12):1372-1382.

Rogers J, Farney AC, Orlando G, Iskandar SS, Doares W, Gautreaux MD, Kaczmorski S, Reeves-Daniel A, Palanisamy A, Stratta RJ. Pancreas transplantation: the Wake Forest experience in the new millennium. World J Diabetes. 2014;5(6):951-961.

Freedman BI, Julian BA, Pastan SO, Israni AK, Kirk AD, Gaston RS, Stratta RJ, Mohan S, Adams PL, Palanisamy A, Reeves-Daniel AM, Divers J. Apolipoprotein L1 gene variants in deceased organ donors are associated with renal allograft failure [abstract]. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014;25(Abstract Suppl):40A.

Ma J, Divers J, Palmer ND, Julian BA, Pastan SO, Israni AK, Gaston RS, Ma L, Stratta RJ, Palanisamy A, Reeves-Daniel AM, Freedman BI. Variation in the multidrug resistance protein 1 gene (ABCB1) in African American deceased organ donors is associated with renal allograft failure [abstract]. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014;25(Abstract Suppl):40A.

Rogers J, Farney A, Orlando G, Reeves-Daniel A, Palanisamy A, Farooq U, Al-Shraideh Y, Doares W, Kaczmorski S, Gautreaux M, Winfrey S, Uloko V, Iskandar S, Brim E, Hairston G, Stratta R. Transplantation of CDC high risk kidneys: a low risk option for a high risk problem [abstract]. Am J Transplant. 2013;13(Suppl 5):403.

Rogers J, Farney A, Iskandar S, Orlando G, Farooq U, Al-Shraideh Y, Reeves-Daniel A, Palanisamy A, Doares W, Kaczmorski S, Gautreaux M, Stratta RJ. Similar results with solitary pancreas compared to simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplantation in the new millennium [abstract]. Transplantation. 2013;96(6 Suppl):S11.

Stratta RJ, Rogers J, Hart L, Doares W, Kaczmorski S, Reeves-Daniel A, Orlando G, Farooq U, Al-Shraideh Y, Palanisamy A, Iskandar S, Farney A. 5 year results of a prospective randomized single center study of alemtuzumab compared to rabbit anti-thymocyte globulin induction in kidney-pancreas transplantation [abstract]. Transplantation. 2013;96(6 Suppl):S86.

Stratta RJ, Farney A, Orlando G, Farooq U, Al-Shraideh Y, Reeves-Daniel A, Palanisamy A, Doares W, Kaczmorski S, Rogers J. Single center analysis of mortality in 202 consecutive pancreas transplants [abstract]. Transplantation. 2013;96(6 Suppl):S87.

Mohan S, Palanisamy A, Tsapepas D, Tanriover B, Crew RJ, Dube G, Ratner LE, Cohen DJ, Radhakrishnan J. Donor-specific antibodies adversely affect kidney allograft outcomes. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012;23(12):2061-2071.

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Assistant Professor, Nephrology

Clinical Interests

Kidney Disease, Nephrology, Renal Transplantation
Amudha Palanisamy, M.D.

Amudha Palanisamy, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Nephrology

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

Amudha Palanisamy, M.D.48 Ratings
10 Comments

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.9
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.9
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.9
CP spoke using clear language
4.9
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.8
Patients' confidence in CP
4.8
Time CP spent with patient
4.8
Wait time at clinic
4.2



Patient Comments

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4/27/2015

Everyone was great.

4/23/2015

My case is challenging & *Dr. Palanisamy has consistently taken the time & energy to untangle & understand the problems I face. I have absolute confidence in her.

4/14/2015

She's the best Nephrologist I've seen in 25 years.

4/13/2015

Everything was clearly explained and all questions answer so I could understand the answer.

2/28/2015

Excellent level of care, very knowledgeable

2/20/2015

Could not ask for better dr.'s or nurses. Very pleased with my progress & care I receive. #10. Definitely.

2/6/2015

*Dr. Palanisamy is an excellent and very caring physician. Others should strive to use her as an example.

1/30/2015

She is very wonderful. I've only seen her twice but she is very personable.

12/5/2014

cOverall everything is excellent.

9/22/2014

excellent manners and listens so very well ! Thank You for having her on staff !!!!!

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