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James Lester Pirkle Jr, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

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James Lester Pirkle Jr, M.D.

Assistant Professor,

Clinical Interests

Peritoneal Dialysis, Clinical Nephrology, Kidney Disease, Nephrology

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-1486
Department: 336-716-4650

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Education & Training

  • B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology , 1999
  • M.D., University of Alabama-Birmingham , 2003
  • Internship, Medicine, North Carolina Baptist Hospita, 2004
  • Residency, Medicine, North Carolina Baptist Hospita, 2006
  • Fellowship, Nephrology, Vanderbilt University School o, 2009

Board Certifications

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

NPI Number

  • 1760411425
James Lester Pirkle Jr, M.D.

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James Lester Pirkle Jr, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Nephrology

Research Interests

drugs/therapeutic agents pharm

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-1486 | Department: 336-716-4650

Recent Publications

Pirkle JL, Palavecino EL, Freedman BI. Lactobacillus species can cause a false-positive test for hematuria on dipstick urinalysis [letter]. Am J Med. 2013;126(1):e3-e4.

Pirkle JL, Freedman BI. Hypertension and chronic kidney disease: controversies in pathogenesis and treatment. Minerva Urol Nefrol. 2013;65(1):37-50.

Pirkle J, Paoli CJ, Russell G, Petersen J, Burkart J. Anemia management using darbepoetin alfa among peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients at Wake Forest Outpatient Dialysis (WFOPD) [abstract]. Am J Kidney Dis. 2013;61(4):A76.

Pirkle JL, Freedman BI, Fogo AB. Immune complex disease with a lupus-like pattern of deposition in an antinuclear antibody-negative patient. Am J Kidney Dis. 2013;62(1):159-164.

Stribling WK, Pirkle J, Lichstein PR. Cryptococcal meningitis in two patients with idiopathic CD4 lymphocytopenia [abstract]. J Gen Intern Med. 2007;22(Suppl 1):240.

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Assistant Professor, Nephrology

Clinical Interests

Peritoneal Dialysis, Clinical Nephrology, Kidney Disease, Nephrology
James Lester Pirkle Jr, M.D.

James Lester Pirkle Jr, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Nephrology

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