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Richard E. Wing, M.D.

Nephrology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-4517

Office: (585) 275-4517

Fax: (585) 442-9201

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Biography

Dr. Wing is Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology. His clinical practice is geared toward the entire breadth of general nephrology. His approach emphasizes patient autonomy and practical practical solutions to disease managment issues. For every patient he seeks to balance the issues of health, functional status, and quality of life.

Research

Over 70% of hemodialyis patients start dialysis using a hemodialysis catheter for vascular access despite clear evidence that using hemodialysis catheters, rather than AV fistulas or grafts, result in worsened patient health outcomes, worsened quality of life, and increased health costs. I use non-interventional research methods, such as retrospective cohort analysis, to illuminate approaches toward improving hemodialysis access.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

1993
MA | Harvard University
Chemistry

1991
BA | Tufts University
Chemistry

2009
MPH | University of Rochester

2000
MD | U.M.D.N.J. - New Jersey Medical School

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/24/2000 - 06/23/2001
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

06/24/2001 - 06/23/2003
Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2004 - 06/30/2006
Fellowship in Internal Medicine: Nephrology at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Awards

2009 - 2010
Buswell Fellowship

Publications

Journal Articles

5/2017
Ayman Sawas; Timothy M. Baran; Thomas H. Foster; Joseph Reis III; Richard E.Wing; Randeep Kashyap; David Brhel; Talia Sasson. "Long-Term Patency of Arteriovenous Fistulae Salvaged by Balloon Angioplasty with and without Accessory Vein Embolization: A Retrospective Study". Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2017; 28(5): 714-721.

2016
Catherine A. Moore; Michelle H. Malabanan; Scott E. Liebman; Susan L. Ziolkowski; and Richard E. Wing. "In-patient Permanent Access is associated with Reduced Catheter Time for Emergent Start Hemodialysis Patients". SM Journal of Nephrology and Therapeutics. 2016; 1(1): 1002-1006.

2015
T. Sasson; S. Gilani; D. Brhel; S. Mitra; T. Foster; R. Kashyap; R. Wing; D. Rubens; D.L. Waldman;. "Assisted maturation for dialysis access: are the ends worth the means? A retrospective analysis of our institutional experience". Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2015; 26(2): S49.

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