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Suzanne M. Boyle, MD, MSCE

Associate Professor, Medicine
Program Director, Nephrology Fellowship

Suzanne Boyle
For Patients
About Me

Clinical Interests

  • HIV-related kidney disease
  • Home dialysis therapies (peritoneal dialysis and home hemodialysis)
  • Living kidney donation
  • Electrolyte disorders
  • Chronic kidney disease

Research Interests

  • Kidney disease in HIV-positive patients
  • Social determinants of chronic kidney disease
  • Home dialysis
  • Innovations in nephrology education
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, Nephrology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Fellowship, Nephrology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • MSCE, Clinical Epidemiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • MD, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (now Rutgers University), Piscataway, NJ


  • Internal Medicine 
  • Nephrology


  • American Society of Nephrology
  • National Kidney Foundation

Honors & Awards

  • William and Sandra Bennett Clinical Scholar Award, American Society of Nephrology, 2021
  • Outstanding Educator of the Year, Drexel University College of Medicine Nephrology Fellowship, 2018

Digital Bibliography

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Selected Publications

Phosphorus Deficiency in Health and Disease: Alcoholism and Other Forms of Malnutrition. By Suzanne M. Boyle and Stanley Goldfarb. Chapter in Clinical Aspects of Phosphorus in Foods and Preservatives (pp. 159-174), O. Gutiérrez, K. Kalantar-Zadeh, R. Mehrotra (Eds.): Impact on Health and Kidney Disease New York, NY. Humana Press/Springer Nature, 2017