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Amret Thompson Hawfield, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

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4.9 out of 5

32 Ratings

Amret Thompson Hawfield, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Nephrology, Electrolyte Disorders, Hypertension (difficult), Kidney Disease

Contact Information

Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-4650
Department: 336-716-4650

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Education & Training

  • B.S., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1998
  • M.D., WFU School of Medicine, 2002
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Cornell Affiliated Hosps, 2003
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Cornell Affiliated Hosps, 2005
  • Fellowship, Nephrology, Cornell Affiliated Hosps, 2007

Board Certifications

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


  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Am Soc Of Nephrology
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Forsyth-Davie-Stokes Medical S

NPI Number

  • 1215145735
Amret Thompson Hawfield, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

32 Ratings

Amret Thompson Hawfield, M.D.

Associate Professor, Nephrology

Research Interests

Pre-Eclampsia; Kidney Failure, Chronic; Renal Insufficiency, Chronic; Complement Pathway, Alternative; Complement C3
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Contact Information

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

Recent Publications

Effects of intensive blood pressure treatment on acute kidney injury events in the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT). Rocco MV, Sink KM, Lovato LC, Wolfgram DF, Wiegmann TB, Wall BM, Umanath K, Rahbari-Oskoui F, Porter AC, Pisoni R, Lewis CE, Lewis JB, Lash JP, Katz LA, Hawfield AT, Haley WE, Freedman BI, Dwyer JP, Drawz PE, Dobre M, Cheung AK,.. Am J Kidney Dis. 2018;71(3):352-361.

Effects of supervised exercise and dietary nitrate in older adults with controlled hypertension and/or heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. Shaltout HA, Eggebeen J, Marsh AP, Brubaker PH, Laurienti PJ, Burdette JH, Basu S, Morgan A, Dos Santos PC, Norris JL, Morgan TM, Miller GD, Rejeski WJ, Hawfield AT, Diz DI, Becton JT, Kim-Shapiro DB, Kitzman DW.. Nitric Oxide. 2017;69():78-90.

Effects of intensive BP control in CKD. Cheung AK, Rahman M, Reboussin DM, Craven TE, Greene T, Kimmel PL, Cushman WC, Hawfield AT, Johnson KC, Lewis CE, Oparil S, Rocco MV, Sink KM, Whelton PK, Wright JT Jr, Basile J, Beddhu S, Bhatt U, Chang TI, Chertow GM, Chonchol M,.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017;28(9):2812-2823.

APOL1 renal-risk variants do not associate with incident cardiovascular disease or mortality in the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial. Freedman BI, Rocco MV, Bates JT, Chonchol M, Hawfield AT, Lash JP, Papademetriou V, Sedor JR, Servilla K, Kimmel PL, Wall BM, Pajewski NM.. Kidney Int Rep. 2017;2(4):713-720.

Effects of intensive systolic blood pressure control on kidney and cardiovascular outcomes in persons without kidney disease: a secondary analysis of a randomized trial. Beddhu S, Rocco MV, Toto R, Craven TE, Greene T, Bhatt U, Cheung AK, Cohen D, Freedman BI, Hawfield AT, Killeen AA, Kimmel PL, Lash J, Papademetriou V, Rahman M, Rastogi A, Servilla K, Townsend RR, Wall B, Whelton PK.. Ann Intern Med. 2017;167(6):375-383.

Intensive vs standard blood pressure control and cardiovascular disease outcomes in adults aged greater than or equal to 75 years: a randomized clinical trial. Williamson JD, Supiano MA, Applegate WB, Berlowitz DR, Campbell RC, Chertow GM, Fine LJ, Haley WE, Hawfield AT, Ix JH, Kitzman DW, Kostis JB, Krousel-Wood MA, Launer LJ, Oparil S, Rodriguez CJ, Roumie CL, Shorr RI, Sink KM, Wadley VG,.. JAMA. 2016;315(24):2673-2682.

APOL1 renal-risk variants associate with reduced cerebral white matter lesion volume and increased gray matter volume. Freedman BI, Gadegbeku CA, Bryan RN, Palmer ND, Hicks PJ, Ma L, Rocco MV, Smith SC, Xu J, Whitlow CT, Wagner BC, Langefeld CD, Hawfield AT, Bates JT, Lerner AJ, Raj DS, Sadaghiani MS, Toto RD, Wright JT Jr, Bowden DW, Williamson JD, Sink KM,.. Kidney Int. 2016;90(2):440-449.

Chronic kidney disease classification in systolic blood pressure intervention trial: comparison using modification of diet in renal disease and CKD-epidemiology collaboration definitions. Rocco MV, Chapman A, Chertow GM, Cohen D, Chen J, Cutler JA, Diamond MJ, Freedman BI, Hawfield A, Judd E, Killeen AA, Kirchner K, Lewis CE, Pajewski NM, Wall BM, Yee J.. Am J Nephrol. 2016;44(2):130-140.

Apolipoprotein L1 gene variants associate with prevalent kidney but not prevalent cardiovascular disease in the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial. Langefeld CD, Divers J, Pajewski NM, Hawfield AT, Reboussin DM, Bild DE, Kaysen GA, Kimmel PL, Raj DS, Ricardo AC, Wright JT Jr, Sedor JR, Rocco MV, Freedman BI.. Kidney Int. 2015;87(1):169-175.

Glomerulonephritis and morbid nephrotic syndrome presenting in pregnancy: a case series [abstract]. Pilozzi-Edmonds L, Shahid K, Cabrera MA, Hladunewich MA, Hawfield AT, Joseph G, Michaeloff N, Podymow T.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014;25(Abstract Suppl):503A.

Association between apolipoprotein L1 gene variants with prevalent kidney and cardiovascular disease: systolic blood pressure intervention trial (SPRINT) [abstract]. Langefeld CD, Divers J, Pajewski NM, Hawfield AT, Reboussin D, Bild D, Kaysen GA, Kimmel PL, Raj DS, Ricardo AC, Wright JT, Sedor JR, Rocco MV, Freedman BI.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014;25(Abstract Suppl):415A.

Effect of adding beet root juice to exercise on physical performance and cardiovascular measures in old hypertensive subjects [abstract]. Shaltout HA, Marsh AP, Laurienti P, Basu S, Klebous CC, Kus N, Morgan A, DosSantos PC, Norris JL, Miller G, Rejeski J, Hawfield AT, Diz DI, Kim-Shapiro DB.. Hypertension. 2014;64(Suppl 1):A462.

Alternative pathway dysfunction in kidney disease: a case report and review of dense deposit disease and C3 glomerulopathy. Hawfield A, Iskandar SS, Smith RJ.. Am J Kidney Dis. 2013;61(5):828-831.

Angiogenic factors in superimposed preeclampsia: a longitudinal study of women with chronic hypertension during pregnancy. Perni U, Sison C, Sharma V, Helseth G, Hawfield A, Suthanthiran M, August P.. Hypertension. 2012;59(3):740-746.

Cardiovascular disease: modifiable risk factors for sudden death in dialysis patients. Bleyer AJ, Hawfield A.. Nat Rev Nephrol. 2012;8(6):323-324.

Preeclampsia and risk for subsequent ESRD in populations of European ancestry [editorial]. Hawfield AT, Freedman BI.. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012;7(11):1743-1745.

Erythropoietin maximum dose reduction protocol for hemodialysis [abstract]. Hawfield AT, Russell GB, Burkart JM, Chandramohan V.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011;22(Abstract Suppl):478A.

Pre-eclampsia: the pivotal role of the placenta in its pathophysiology and markers for early detection. Hawfield A, Freedman BI.. Ther Adv Cardiovasc Dis. 2009;3(1):65-73.

Hypertension. Hawfield A. In: Capezuti L, Siegler EL, Mezey MD, eds. The encyclopedia of elder care: the comprehensive resource on geriatric and social care. 2nd ed. New York: Springer;2008: 429-432.

Sequential profiles of angiogenic factors distinguish chronic hypertension with preeclampsia from uncomplicated chronic hypertension [abstract]. Perni U, Sharma V, Helseth G, Hawfield A, Sison C, August P.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008;19():91A.

Sequential profiles of angiogenic factors distinguish chronic hypertensive pregnant women who develop superimposed preeclampsia from those who do not [abstract]. Perni U, Sharma V, Helseth G, Hawfield A, Sison C, August P.. Hypertens Pregnancy. 2008;27(4):458.

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Associate Professor, Nephrology

Clinical Interests

Nephrology, Electrolyte Disorders, Hypertension (difficult), Kidney Disease
Amret Thompson Hawfield, M.D.

Amret Thompson Hawfield, M.D.

Associate Professor, Nephrology

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

Amret Thompson Hawfield, M.D.32 Ratings


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