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John Doran

John J. Doran, MD

Chief of Renal Services; Medical Director, Chronic Kidney Disease Clinic

Dr. Doran is the Emory Chief of Renal Services at Grady Memorial Hospital and has been caring for patients at Grady, in various capacities, for 25 years. He is a general nephrologist who specializes in patients with all types of kidney diseases and disorders and those receiving dialysis. This includes conditions such as diabetic kidney disease, hypertension, fluid and electrolyte disorders, nephritis, kidney stones, and post kidney transplant care.
He is an attending physician on the inpatient wards on the Renal Consult Service where he supervises renal fellows, internal medicine residents and medical and physician assistant students. He is also the Director and supervising physician in the Grady Medical Subspecialty Chronic Kidney Disease Clinic.
Dr. Doran is involved in clinical research projects based at Grady Memorial Hospital in conjunction with the Grady Pharmacy and Drug Information Residency Program. He also teaches and supervises the renal fellows on their renal ultrasonography rotation when they learn to perform and interpret diagnostic studies.
Dr. Doran is from northeastern Pennsylvania and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the University of Scranton. He received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington DC. He completed the remainder of his medical training at Emory University School of Medicine including Internal Medicine residency and clinical and research fellowships in Nephrology. In 1999 he joined the faculty in the Renal Division of Emory University School of Medicine. He is a member of the National Kidney Foundation and the American Society of Nephrology.

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Internal Medicine

Fellowships

  • Emory University School of Medicine

Affiliations

  • Emory

Education & Training

  • Medical School: Georgetown University
  • Internship: Emory University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Emory University School of Medicine

Publications

Accurate mRNA Size Determination in Northern Analysis Using Individual Lane Size Markers. J.J. Doran, J.M. Sands, and R.T. Timmer. Biotechniques. 27(2):280-282, 1999.

Localization of Urea Transporter UT-B Protein in Human and Rat Erythrocytes and Tissues. R.T. Timmer, J.D. Klein, S.M. Bagnasco, J.J. Doran, J.W. Verlander, R.B. Gunn, and J.M. Sands. American Journal of Cell Physiology. 281:C1318-C1325, 2001.

UT-A Urea Transporter Protein in Heart. Increased Abundance During Uremia, Hypertension and Heart Failure. R. Duchesne, J.D. Klein, J.B. Velotta, J.J. Doran, P. Rouillard, B.R. Roberts, A.A. McDonough, and J.M. Sands. Circulation Research. 89:139-145, 2001.

UT-A Urea Transporter Protein in Heart. Increased Abundance During Uremia, Hypertension and Heart Failure. R. Duchesne, J.D. Klein, J.B. Velotta, J.J. Doran, P. Rouillard, B.R. Roberts, A.A. McDonough, and J.M. Sands. Circulation Research. 89:139-145, 2001.

Tissue distribution of UT-A and UT-B mRNA and protein in rat. J.J. Doran, J.D. Klein, Y.H. Kim, T.D. Smith, S.D. Kozlowski, and Jeff M. Sands. American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology. 290(5):R1446-1459, 2006.

Once-Weekly Vancomycin for Patients Receiving High-Flux Hemodialysis. B. Crawford, T. Walton, R. Largen, and J.J. Doran. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. 65:1248-1253, 2008.

Management of Hyperkalemia in Hospitalized Patients. K. Fordjour, T. Walton, and J.J. Doran. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences. 347(2):93-100(2014)

Friends, social networks, and progressive chronic kidney disease. W. McClellan and J. Doran. Kidney International 87(4): 680-682, 2015

Severe Acute Hyponatremia as an Initial Presentation of Acute Intermittent Porphyria Triggered by a Subdermal Etonogestrel Implant. J.R. Valente, M.D. Mody, R.P. Ramonell, M. Yin, R.P. McClung, J. Wheeler, S. Mukherjee, J.J. Doran, and M.J. Connor. Journal of Nephrology & Renal Therapy 2:006, 2016