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Nadiesda A. Costa, MD, MPH

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:

Medicine

Additional Title:

MD, MPH

Location:

UMMC, N3W143

Phone (Primary):

410-328-5720

Fax:

410-328-5685

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

 

Biosketch

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 joined the faculty at the University of Maryland in October 2012 and is a staff physician at the University of Maryland Medical Center where she attends the general nephrology and kidney transplant services.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Dr. Costa is interested in anemia management post-kidney transplant, medical treatment adherence post transplant, prevention of allograft loss and organ allocation policy.

Highlighted Publications

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

Clinical Specialty Details

Kidney transplant allograft rejection prevention and management