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Deogracias R. Pena, MD
Cook Children's Physician Network

Deogracias Pena
Specialties:Nephrology
Education:University of the Philippines, College of Medicine Health Sciences Center
Residency:New York Medical College, Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center, Bronx, N.Y.
Fellowship:University of Florida, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Nephrology
Board Certified:Pediatric Nephrology

Locations:

1500 Cooper St.
Fort Worth, TX 76104
(682) 885-4260
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2800 East Broad St. , Ste. 200
Mansfield, TX 76063
817-477-9915
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480 W. Southlake Blvd., Suite 133
Southlake, Texas 76092
817-347-1250
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Publications:

Pena, D.R.; Fennell, R.S.; Iravani, A.; Neiberger, R.E.; Richard, G.A.: Renal calculi in pediatric renal transplant recipients. Child Nephrology and Urology, 10:1, 58-60, 1990.

Pena, D.R.; Vaccarello, M.; Neiberger, R.E.: Severe Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Associated with Rhabdomyolysis and Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus.  Child Nephrology and Urology. 11:223-227,1991.

Neiberger, R.E.; Pena, D.R.; Eitzman, D.: Oral Hydration Therapy for Children in Florida. Journal of Florida Medical Association, 79:105-111, 1992.

Pena, D.R. and Neiberger, R.E.: Developmental Differences in Renal Sulfate Reabsorption: Transport Kinetics in Brush Border Membrane Vesicles.  Pediatric Nephrology, 6:532-535, 1992.

Massengill, S.F.; Pena, D.R.; Drane, W.E., Fennell, R.S.; Richard, G.A.: Technetium-99m Sulfur Colloid Accumulation as a Predictor of Acute Renal Transplant Rejection. Transplantation, 54:6, 969-973, 1992.

Vathada, M., Neiberger, R., Pena, D.R., Fennell, R.S., Richard, G.A. Complications of Hemodialysis Catheters in Children. Dialysis & Transplantation 23:5, 240-245, May 1994.

Iglesias, J.H., Stocks A. , Pena D.R. and R. Neiberger.  Renal artery stenosis associated with melorheostosis, Pediatric Nephrology, 8:441-443, 1994.

Neiberger, R.; Schwalbe, M.; Pena, D.R.; Fennell, R.; Massengill, S.F.; Cantor, A.; Donnelly, W.; Richard, G.: Cause of Death for children on Chronic Dialysis: a 20 year Analysis Dialysis and Transplantation, 24:2,  79-91, 1994.

Fennell, R.S.; Ludi, H.; Pena, D.R.;  Neiberger, R.; Massengill, S.F.; Richard, G.: Growth and Allograft Survival in Children Receiving Kidney Transplants on Triple Therapy. Dialysis & Transplantation, 24:12, Dec. 1995.

Pena, D.R. and Neiberger, R.E.: Renal brush border sodium-sulfate cotransport in guinea pig: effect of age and diet. Pediatric Nephrology, 11:724-727, Dec. 1997.

Peña, D:  Hematuria, 2000 Emedicine.com

Collaborative Study Group Member Deogracias Pena
Soffer,  B., Zhang, Z., Miller, K., et. Al. A Double blind, placebo controlled, dose response study of the effectiveness and safety of lisinopril for children with hypertension. American Journal of Hypertension 2003; 16:795-800.

Pinto, K and Pena DR Testicular calcifications in pseudoxanthoma elasticum
J. Urol, 2004 May; 171 (5):1898

Camp, T and Pena, DR Hypertension in children. Texas Medicine, 2009 Feb 44-46

Abstracts:

Schwalbe, M.; Neiberger, R.E.; Pena, D.R., D.R.; Fennell, R.S., et al: The causes of death and co-morbid factors associated with pediatric dialysis.  Journal of American Society of Nephrology, 1:10P, 1990.

Pena, D.R.; Iravani, A.; Neiberger, R.; Fennell, R.; Richard, G.: Membranous glomerulopathy in children and young adults.  The American Pediatric Society, The Society for Pediatric Research, 1990.

Schwalbe, M.; Neiberger, R.; Pena, D.R.; Fennell, R.; Iravani, A; Richard, G.: The causes of death and co-morbid factors associated with pediatric dialysis.  National Kidney Foundation, Annual Scientific Meeting, 1990.

Schwalbe, M.; Neiberger, R.E.; Pena, D.R.; Iravani, A., Richard, G. Mortality in children on dialysis.  Pediatric Research, #2989. 29:4:351A, 1991.

Massengill, S.F.; Pena, D.R.; Fagien, M.; Fennell, R.S.; Drane, W.E. and Richard, G.A. Technetium-99M Sulfur Colloid Accumulation as a Predictor of Renal Transplant Rejection.  XTH Annual Meeting of the North American Society for Dialysis and Transplantation. Maui, HI, May, 1991.

Pena, D.R. and Neiberger, R.E. Renal Sulfate Reabsorption During Development: Transport Kinetics in Brush Border Membrane Vesicles.  Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 2:3: 628, 1991. 

Massengill, S.F.; Pena, D.R.; Fagien, M.; Fennell, R.S.; Drane, W.E. and Richard, G.A.: Technetium-99M Sulfur Colloid Accumulation as a Predictor of Renal Transplant Rejection.  Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  2:3:807, 1991.

Pena, D.R. and Neiberger, R.E.: Renal sulfate reabsorption during development: Transport kinetics in brush border membrane vesicles.  Clinical Research, 39:4:815A, 1991.

Massengill S.F.; Pena, D.R.; Fagien, M.; Fennell, R.S.; Drane, W.E. and Richard, G.R.: Technetium-99M Sulfur Colloid Accumulation as a Predictor of Renal Transplant Rejection.  Clinical Research, 39:4:814A, 1991.

Pena, D.R. and Neiberger, R.E.: Adaptation and Mechanism of Renal Inorganic Sulfate Reabsorption During Dietary Manipulation at Two Stages of Development. Pediatric Research, 31:4(2):340A(2026), 1992.

Massengill, S.F.; Pena, D.R.; Drane, W.E.; Fennell, R.S. and Richard G.A.: Technetium-99M Sulfur Colloid Accumulation as a Predictor of Acute Renal  Transplant Rejection. Pediatric Research, 31:4(2):338A(2014), 1992.

Pena, D. and Neiberger, R.E.: Developmental differences in real sulfate reabsorption: Transport kinetics in brush border membrane vesicles.
University of Florida College of Medicine Pediatric Science Day, 1992

Neiberger, R.E. and Pena, D.R.: Effect of age and diet on guinea pig renal sulfate reabsorption and brush border membrane vesicles (BBMV) sulfate transport.  Ninth Congress of International Pediatric Nephrology Association, 1992

Neiberger, R., Vathada, M., Pena, D., Fennell, R., and Richard, G.A. Complications hemodialysis catheters in children.  National Kidney Foundation Annual meeting, 1992.

Pena, D., Gomez, P. and Neiberger, R.  Transcriptional regulation of sulfate transport in guinea pig proximal tubule brush border membrane. JASN, 3:3:833, 1992.

Neiberger, R., M. Vathada, D. Pena, R. Fennell, and G.A. Richard.
Complications of hemodialysis catheters in children.  NKF Annual
Meeting, 1992.

Pena, D., P. Gomez, and R. Neiberger.  Role of protein synthesis
in regulation of sodium sulfate cotransport in guinea pig renal
brush border membrane.  SPR Meeting, 1993. (presentation).

Pena, D., Khattak, A., Lopez, C, Mosqueda, E and Macariola, D: The use of nebulized dexamethasone in albuterol treated patients with acute bronchiolitis: a retrospective analysis. Texas Pediatric Society, June 1998.

Pena, D., Lopez, C. and Macariola, D. Cystic fibrosis with the 3659 del C genotype presenting as hypochloremic, hyponatremic metabolic alkalosis and dehydration. Texas Pediatric Society, June 1998.

Mosqueda, E. and Pena, D. Norcardia skin infection in a child with nephrotic syndrome Texas Pediatric Society, June 1998..

Osman, F., Saadeh, C. and Pena, D. Otitis Media without sinusitis as a manifestation of Wegener’s granulomatosis in children.  Presented at the Southern Medical Association Meeting, New Orleans, LA November 1998.

Site Investigator:

An 8 week Double blind, placebo controlled, parallel group study to determine the safety and efficacy of quinapril in pediatric patients with hypretension.  (Parke – Davis Pharmaceutical Research)

Pilot Study of mycophenolate mofetil in children with steroid-dependent nephrotic syndrome, (Southwest Pediatric Nephrology Group)

A Phase III, prospective, placebo controlled, double blinded, randomized, multi-center study to determine the safety and efficacy of Calcijex (Calcitriol Injection) in decreasing serum intact parathyroid hormone levels in pediatric end stage renal disease patients on hemodialysis (Abbott)

A prospective randomized study to compare ciprofloxacin (either as oral suspension or as IV or sequential IV – oral suspension therapy) versus established comparative regimens (cefixime oral suspension or ceftazidime IV or sequential IV ceftazidime – cefixime oral suspension therapy) in the treatment of pediatric patients with complicated urinary tract infections or pyelonephritis (Bayer)

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