Rowena Delos Santos, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Transplant Nephrology, Division of Nephrology

Location

Patients seen at

Center for Advanced Medicine

Patients seen at

Barnes-Jewish Kidney Transplant Center

Mailing Address

Division of Nephrology

  • Mailing Address: 660 S. Euclid Ave., CB 8126
    St. Louis, MO 63110

Education

  • BA, Biology and Theology, summa cum laude: Creighton University, Omaha, NE (1996-2000)
  • MD: Creighton University, Omaha, NE (2000-2004)
  • MS, Clinical Research: Oregon Health and Science University (2012)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (2004-2007)
  • Fellowship, Nephrology and Hypertension: Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR (2008-2011)
  • Fellowship, Transplant Nephrology: Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR (2011-2012)

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine, 2007
  • Nephrology, 2010

Recognition

2000
Summa cum Laude Graduate, Creighton University

2003
Second place Poster competition, American College of Physicians, Nebraska Chapter

2004
Alpha Omega Alpha

Clinical Interests

  • Pancreas and kidney transplant and ABO incompatible transplants
  • Immunosuppression management
  • Infectious complications in transplantation
  • Treatment and prevention of transplant rejection
  • Recurrence of primary renal diseases in the transplanted kidney
  • Pregnancy in the kidney transplant recipient
  • Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) and kidney transplant
  • Heritable diseases and kidney transplant

Research Interests

  • Transplant outcomes – cardiovascular, infectious complications
  • Transplant rejection
  • Recurrence of primary diseases in the transplanted population

Dr. Delos Santos also has interests in multicenter trials, where she is a site investigator on new medications or treatment options that could improve the care of kidney transplant recipients. Interests include interventional studies whose aims are to mitigate the complications that occurs post transplantation.