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Jen-Jar Lin, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

67 Ratings

Jen-Jar Lin, M.D.


Clinical Interests

Kidney Transplantation, Pediatric Nephrology, Dialysis, Hypertension

Contact Information

Returning Patient Appointments: 336-713-4500
Department: 336-713-4500


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Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Wayne State University, 1987
  • Residency, Suny-Stony Brk Affil Hosps, 1990
  • Fellowship, Suny-Stony Brk Affil Hosps, 1994


  • Am Physiological Society
  • Am Soc Of Nephrology

NPI Number

  • 1194757633
Jen-Jar Lin, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

67 Ratings

Jen-Jar Lin, M.D.

Professor, Pediatrics

Research Interests

Renal Insufficiency; Kidney Transplantation; Pneumonia, Viral; Oseltamivir; Drug Resistance, Viral
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-9640 | Department: 336-713-4500


Recent Publications

Long-term follow-up of pediatric kidney recipients who received alemtuzumab induction [abstract]. Harriman D, Chen A, Rogers J, Stratta R, Orlando G, South A, Lin JJ, Farney A.. Am J Transplant. 2018;18(Suppl 4):702.

Dysregulation of WTI (-KTS) is associated with the kidney-specific effects of the LMX1B R246Q mutation. Hall G, Lane B, Chryst-Ladd M, Wu G, Lin JJ, Qin X, Hauser ER, Gbadegesin R.. Sci Rep. 2017;7():39933.

Severe intellectual disability is not a contraindication to kidney transplantation in children. Chen A, Farney A, Russell GB, Nicolotti L, Stratta R, Rogers J, Lin JJ.. Pediatr Transplant. 2017;21(3):e12887.

Is MEST score a risk predictor in pediatric Henoch-Schonlein purpura nephritis? [abstract]. Chen A, Goldstein DP, Voigt M, South AM, Lin J-J.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017;28(Abstract Suppl):750.

HLA-DQA1 and PLCG2 are candidate risk loci for childhood-onset steroid-sensitive nephrotic syndrome. Gbadegesin RA, Adeyemo A, Webb NJ, Greenbaum LA, Abeyagunawardena A, Thalgahagoda S, Kale A, Gipson D, Srivastava T, Lin JJ, Chand D, Hunley TE, Brophy PD, Bagga A, Sinha A, Rheault MN, Ghali J, Nicholls K, Abraham E, Halima J, Omoloja A,.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015;26(7):1701-1710.

Renal abscess due to community-acquired extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in a 15-year-old girl. Hochreiter D, Lin JJ, Singh J, Shetty AK.. Urology. 2015;85(6):1480-1482.

Alemtuzumab vs antithymocyte globulin induction in pediatric renal transplant recipients: our single-center experience with 3 year follow-up [abstract]. Chen A, Farney A, Hart L, Doares W, Spainhour L, Kaczmorski S, Stratta R, Lin J.. Am J Transplant. 2013;13(Suppl 5):448.

Alemtuzumab vs antithymocyte globulin as induction in pediatric renal transplantation [abstract]. Chen A, Farney A, Hart L, Doares W, Spainhour L, Kaczmorski S, Stratta R, Lin J.. Pediatr Transplant. 2013;17(Suppl 1):56-57.

Alemtuzumab versus antithymocyte globulin as induction in pediatric renal transplantation: our single-center experience [abstract]. Chen A, Farney A, Hart L, Doares W, Spainhour L, Kaczmorski S, Stratta R, Rogers J, Lin J-J.. Am J Transplant. 2012;12(Suppl 3):316-317.

Infectious complications in pediatric renal transplant recipients who received alemtuzumab or rabbit anti-thymocyte globulin induction [abstract]. Doares W, Chen A, Lin J-J, Hart L, Spainhour L, Kaczmorski S, Rogers J, Stratta R, Farney A.. Am J Transplant. 2012;12(Suppl 3):440-441.

Oseltamivir-resistant 2009 H1N1 influenza pneumonia during therapy in a renal transplant recipient. Shetty AK, Ross GA, Pranikoff T, Gubareva LV, Sechrist C, Guirand DM, Abramson J, Lin J-J.. Pediatr Transplant. 2012;16(5):E153-E157.

Renal support for pediatric patients with acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery. What do we know now? [editorial]. Lin J-J.. Rev Esp Cardiol. 2012;65(9):785-787.

The APOL1 gene and allograft survival after kidney transplantation. Reeves-Daniel AM, DePalma JA, Bleyer AJ, Rocco MV, Murea M, Adams PL, Langefeld CD, Bowden DW, Hicks PJ, Stratta RJ, Lin J-J, Kiger DF, Gautreaux MD, Divers J, Freedman BI.. Am J Transplant. 2011;11(5):1025-1030.

Renal salt wasting and chronic dehydration in claudin-7-deficient mice. Tatum R, Zhang YG, Salleng K, Lu Z, Lin J-J, Lu Q, Jeansonne BG, Ding L, Chen YH.. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2010;298(1):F24-F34.

Spontaneous tumor lysis syndrome in a child with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Kobayashi D, Wofford MM, McLean TW, Lin J-J.. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010;54(5):773-775.

Significance of hemolysis on extracorporeal life support after cardiac surgery in children. Gbadegesin R, Zhao S, Charpie J, Brophy PD, Smoyer WE, Lin J-J.. Pediatr Nephrol. 2009;24(3):589-595.

Analysis of Claudin genes in pediatric patients with Bartter's syndrome. Chen Y-H, Lin J-J, Jeansonne BG, Tatum R, Lu Q.. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2009;1165():126-134.

Antihypertensive prescription in pediatric dialysis: a practitioner survey by the Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium study. Lin J-J, Mitsnefes MM, Smoyer WE, Valentini RP.. Hemodial Int. 2009;13(3):307-315.

Management of childhood onset nephrotic syndrome. Gipson DS, Massengill SF, Yao L, Nagaraj S, Smoyer WE, Mahan JD, Wigfall D, Miles P, Powell L, Lin J-J, et al.. Pediatrics. 2009;124(2):747-757.

Potential donor-recipient MYH9 genotype interactions in posttransplant nephrotic syndrome after pediatric kidney transplantation. Freedman BI, Nagaraj SK, Lin JJ, Gautreaux MD, Bowden DW, Iskandar SS, Stratta RJ, Rogers J, Hartmann EL, Farney AC, Reeves-Daniel AM.. Am J Transplant. 2009;9(10):2435-2440.

Management patterns of childhood-onset nephrotic syndrome. MacHardy N, Miles PV, Massengill SF, Smoyer WE, Mahan JD, Greenbaum L, Massie S, Yao L, Nagaraj S, Lin J-J, et al.. Pediatr Nephrol. 2009;24(11):2193-2201.

Arterial compliance in adolescents and young adults receiving chronic hemodialysis. Gbadegesin R, Kudelka T, Gadegbeku CA, Brophy P, Smoyer WE, Lin JJ.. Ren Fail. 2008;30(6):591-596.

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Professor, Pediatrics

Clinical Interests

Kidney Transplantation, Pediatric Nephrology, Dialysis, Hypertension
Jen-Jar Lin, M.D.

Jen-Jar Lin, M.D.

Professor, Pediatrics

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

Jen-Jar Lin, M.D.67 Ratings


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very confident with physician and staff


Dr. Lin is such a great doctor.


terrific physician


*Dr. Lin was wonderful. He was a God send. He provided excellent care for our son.


Dr Lin is one of two doctors specialized in pediatric nephrology. He's incredibly smart and treated my son. I have complete confidence in his care of my daughter.


The doctor was very kind and thorough. he spent a great deal of time with us. No medications were discussed so I left that question blank.


We love Dr. Lin. He took great care of our son.


very good experience


*Dr. Lin is a great Dr.

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