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Anita Michelle Saran, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.6 out of 5

74 Ratings
6 Comments

Anita Michelle Saran, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Nephrology, Diabetic Kidney Disease, Kidney Disease (Chronic), Kidney Disease, Clinical Nephrology, Dialysis

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-7018
Department: 336-716-4650

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Education & Training

  • B.A., Albany Medical College, 1993
  • M.D., Albany Medical College, 1997
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Yale-New Haven Hosp, 2000
  • Fellowship, Boston University School of Me, 2003

Board Certifications

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

Memberships

  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Am Soc Of Nephrology

NPI Number

  • 1700863453
Anita Michelle Saran, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.6 out of 5

74 Ratings
6 Comments

Anita Michelle Saran, M.D.

Associate Professor, Nephrology

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-7018 | Department: 336-716-4650

Recent Publications

Nunez M, Saran AM, Freedman BI. Gene-gene and gene-environment interactions in HIV-associated nephropathy: a focus on the MYH9 nephropathy susceptibility gene. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2010;17(1):44-51.

Saran AM, Hsu F-C, Lohman KK, Carr JJ, Bowden DW, Wagenknecht LE, Freedman BI. Kidney volume associations with subclinical renal and cardiovascular disease: the Diabetes Heart Study. Am J Nephrol. 2008;28(3):366-371.

Saran AM, DuBose TD Jr. Cardiovascular disease in chronic kidney disease. Ther Adv Cardiovasc Dis. 2008;2(6):425-434.

Saran A, Moossavi S, Hutchens M, Russell G, Burkart J. Comparison of mean Kt/v and anuric Kt/v in adult peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients based on weight [abstract]. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007;18(Abstracts Issue):477A.

Saran AM, Moossavi S, Russell G, Kaufman T, Burkart J. Comparison of mean Kt/v and clinical outcomes in an adult peritoneal dialysis (PD) population based on body mass index (BMI) (kg/m2) [abstract]. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007;18(Abstracts Issue):477A.

Saran A, Moossavi S, Russell G, Mauck V, Burkart J. Comparison of clinical outcomes in an adult PD population with a body mass index (BMI) greater than 30 kg/m2 based on the placement of abdominal or presternal peritoneal dialysis catheters [abstract]. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007;18(Abstracts Issue):903A.

Saran A, Carr JJ, Lohman KK, Hsu F-C, Bowden DW, Freedman BI. Renal volume (RV) is associated with sub-clinical atherosclerosis in type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes Heart Study (DHS) [abstract]. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2006;17(Abstr Issue):584A.

Wong W, Pascual M, Agrawal N, Hirsch H, Saran A, Cosimi AB, Tolkoff-Rubin N. Thymoglobulin induction decreases acute rejection rates in living unrelated kidney transplantation [abstract]. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2006;17(Abstr Issue):852A.

Wong W, Krastins B, Sarracino D, Saran A, Cosimi AB, Tolkoff-Rubin N. Urine proteomics can be used to characterize protein markers of acute humoral rejection in kidney allografts [abstract]. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2006;17(Abstr Issue):436A.

All Publications

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Associate Professor, Nephrology

Clinical Interests

Nephrology, Diabetic Kidney Disease, Kidney Disease (Chronic), Kidney Disease, Clinical Nephrology, Dialysis
Anita Michelle Saran, M.D.

Anita Michelle Saran, M.D.

Associate Professor, Nephrology

Doctor Rating

4.6 out of 5

Anita Michelle Saran, M.D.74 Ratings
6 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
4.7
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.7
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.8
CP spoke using clear language
4.8
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.7
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.7
Patients' confidence in CP
4.7
Time CP spent with patient
4.7
Wait time at clinic
3.7



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

7/30/2015

Answers to questions are vague and needs to be more compassionate with kidney patients.

2/11/2015

Very good all around.

1/30/2015

A caring, knowledge a sharing physician.

1/27/2015

Dr. Saran is the best

1/15/2015

*Dr. Saran is very thorough every time I have an appointment with her. She is compassionate and courteous and makes sure I understand what changes I need to make in medications, etc. Excellent physician!

10/9/2014

Dr. Saran always listens and is always concerned about what is going on with me. She makes me feel like I can tell her anything, whether it's personal or about my condition.

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