Education and Training
1998 M.D., “Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo, Escuela de Medicina” Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
2011 M.P.H., University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Epidemiology, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Post Graduate Education and Training
2002 - 2003 Internship, Internal Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
2003 - 2005 Residency, Internal Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
2005 - 2006 Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
2006 - 2008 Fellowship, Nephrology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
2009 - 2011 Translational and Clinical Research Curriculum Scholar, University of North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute, Chapel Hill, NC
2011 - 2012 Fellowship, Kidney Transplant, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Dr. Nadiesda Costa is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology. She comes to Baltimore from North Carolina where she trained in Internal Medicine and Nephrology at East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine. She completed a Master’s degree in epidemiology at the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health. During her time at the University of North Carolina she completed additional training as a Transplant Nephrologist.
Dr. Costa is interested in anemia management post-kidney transplant, medical treatment adherence post transplant, prevention of allograft loss and organ allocation policy.
- Costa, N. Kshirsagar, AV. Wang, L. Detwiler, RK. Brookhart, MA. Pretransplantation erythropoiesis-stimulating agent hyporesponsiveness is associated with increased kidney allograft failure and mortality. Transplantation. 2013 Nov 15;96(9): 807-13.
- Weir, MR. Gravens-Muller, L. Costa, N. Ivanova, A. Manitpisitkul, W. Bostom, AG. Diamantidis, CJ. On behalf of the FAVORIT Study Investigators. Safety events in kidney transplant recipients: Results from the folic acid vascular outcome reduction in transplant trial. Transplantation. 2015 May;99 (5): 1003-08.
- Yi, SY. Shaw, K. Costa, N, Leeser, DB. Pancreas Transplant at the University of Maryland. Clinical Transplants 2015 Edition. Chapter 11. Review. Matthew J Everly. 2016.
Kidney transplant allograft rejection prevention and management