Raymond Townsend, MD

Raymond Townsend, MD

Nephrology Philadelphia, PA

Professor of Medicine, University Pennsylvania


Office Address

  • 3400 Spruce St
    210 White Building
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: (215) 662-2638
    Fax: (215) 349-5703

Raymond Townsend, MD

Nephrology Philadelphia, PA

Professor of Medicine, University Pennsylvania

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Nephrology: General Nephrology

Education & Training

  • Temple University HospitalTemple University Hospital
  • Allegheny General Hospital - Western Pennsylvania HospitalAllegheny General Hospital - Western Pennsylvania Hospital
  • Drexel University College of MedicineDrexel University College of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License1981 - 2016
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal MedicineNephrology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Philadelphia MagazineCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
    • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003
    • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationEpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012, 2013

    Clinical Trials

    Publications & Presentations

    PubMed

    Other

    Grant Support

    • Pulse WAVE Velocity In Chronic Kidney DiseasesNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
      2010 - 2011
    • Prospective Renal Insufficiency Cohort Evaluation: PriceNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
      2008 - 2011
    • Cardiovascular Effects Of Lyengar YogaNational Center For Complementary &Alternative Medicine
      2005 - 2006
    • Pulse WAVE Velocity In Chronic Kidney DiseaseNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
      2005 - 2009
    • Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study (CRIC)National Center For Research Resources
      2004 - 2005
    • Vascular Compliance During Insulin InfusionNational Center For Research Resources
      2004 - 2005
    • Dietary SALT Intake And The Metabolic Effects Of InsulinNational Center For Research Resources
      2004 - 2004
    • Prospective Renal Insufficiency Cohort Evaluation:PriceNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
      2001 - 2007
    • Renin, Sodium Intake, And Insulin SensitivityNational Center For Research Resources
      2000 - 2002
    • Dietary SALT Intake And The Metabolic Effects Of InsulinNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
      1999 - 2003
    • Lipolytic Sensitivity &Response To Fasting In Normo &Hypertensive Obese HumansNational Center For Research Resources
      1998 - 1998
    • Lipolytic Sensitivity To Fasting In Normotensive &Hypertensive Obese HumansNational Center For Research Resources
      1997 - 1997
    • A DNA Bank For Clinical Research SubjectsNational Center For Research Resources
      1997 - 1997
    • Metabolic Effects Of Antihypertensive Drug TherapyNational Center For Research Resources
      1996 - 1996
    • Fish Oil VS Olive Oil On Blood Cholesterol In The Nephrotic SyndromeNational Center For Research Resources
      1996 - 2000
    • Renin, Sodium Intake And Insulin SensitivityNational Center For Research Resources
      1996 - 1996
    • Influence Of Sodium Intervention On Antihypertensive ResponseNational Center For Research Resources
      1996 - 1997
    • Lipolytic Sensitivity &Response To Fasting In Normotensive &Hypertensive ObeseNational Center For Research Resources
      1996 - 1996
    • Angiotensin II Role In The Insulin Resistance Of Essential HypertensionNational Center For Research Resources
      1993 - 1996
    • Multicenter Trial To Determine The Safety And Efficacy Of CarmoxiroleNational Center For Research Resources
      1993 - 1994
    • Dose Response Trial Of RO 40-5967 For Treatment Of Essential HypertensionNational Center For Research Resources
      1993 - 1994
    • Angiotensin II Role In Insulin Resistance Of Essential HypertensionNational Center For Research Resources
      1992 - 1992
    • Triglyceride And Fatty Acid Cycling In Obese Hypertensive ManNational Center For Research Resources
      1990 - 1994

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • AmeriHealth Direct POS
    • Amerihealth HMO
    • AmeriHealth PPO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • CIGNA PPO
    • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
    • Horizon BCBS HMO
    • Horizon BCBS POS
    • Horizon BCBS PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
    • IBC Personal Choice PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • Oxford Health Freedom
    • Oxford Health Liberty
    • QualCare HMO
    • QualCare PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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