Jen-Jar Lin, M.D.

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Jen-Jar Lin, M.D.

Jen-Jar Lin, M.D.



Physician Rating

4.9 out of 5

67 Ratings

Contact Information

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  • Department: 336-713-4500

  • Fax: 336-716-7100

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  • Am Physiological Society

  • Am Soc Of Nephrology

  • NPI: 1194757633

Clinical Interests

  • Kidney Transplantation, Pediatric Nephrology, Dialysis, Hypertension

Education & Training

  • Ph.D.

    1987 - Wayne State University

  • Residency

    1990 - Suny-Stony Brk Affil Hosps

  • Fellowship

    1994 - Suny-Stony Brk Affil Hosps

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatric Nephrology

  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics


Research Contact Information

Research Interests

  • Renal Insufficiency, Kidney Transplantation, Pneumonia, Viral, Oseltamivir, Drug Resistance, Viral

Recent Publications

  • Long-term follow-up of pediatric kidney recipients who received alemtuzumab induction [abstract] Harriman D, Chen A, Rogers J, Stratta R, Orlando G, South A, Lin JJ, Farney A.. Am J Transplant. 2018;18(Suppl 4):702.
  • Dysregulation of WTI (-KTS) is associated with the kidney-specific effects of the LMX1B R246Q mutation Hall G, Lane B, Chryst-Ladd M, Wu G, Lin JJ, Qin X, Hauser ER, Gbadegesin R.. Sci Rep. 2017;7():39933.
  • Severe intellectual disability is not a contraindication to kidney transplantation in children Chen A, Farney A, Russell GB, Nicolotti L, Stratta R, Rogers J, Lin JJ.. Pediatr Transplant. 2017;21(3):e12887.
  • Is MEST score a risk predictor in pediatric Henoch-Schonlein purpura nephritis? [abstract] Chen A, Goldstein DP, Voigt M, South AM, Lin J-J.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017;28(Abstract Suppl):750.
  • HLA-DQA1 and PLCG2 are candidate risk loci for childhood-onset steroid-sensitive nephrotic syndrome Gbadegesin RA, Adeyemo A, Webb NJ, Greenbaum LA, Abeyagunawardena A, Thalgahagoda S, Kale A, Gipson D, Srivastava T, Lin JJ, Chand D, Hunley TE, Brophy PD, Bagga A, Sinha A, Rheault MN, Ghali J, Nicholls K, Abraham E, Halima J, Omoloja A,.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015;26(7):1701-1710.
  • Renal abscess due to community-acquired extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in a 15-year-old girl Hochreiter D, Lin JJ, Singh J, Shetty AK.. Urology. 2015;85(6):1480-1482.
  • Alemtuzumab vs antithymocyte globulin induction in pediatric renal transplant recipients: our single-center experience with 3 year follow-up [abstract] Chen A, Farney A, Hart L, Doares W, Spainhour L, Kaczmorski S, Stratta R, Lin J.. Am J Transplant. 2013;13(Suppl 5):448.
  • Alemtuzumab vs antithymocyte globulin as induction in pediatric renal transplantation [abstract] Chen A, Farney A, Hart L, Doares W, Spainhour L, Kaczmorski S, Stratta R, Lin J.. Pediatr Transplant. 2013;17(Suppl 1):56-57.
  • Alemtuzumab versus antithymocyte globulin as induction in pediatric renal transplantation: our single-center experience [abstract] Chen A, Farney A, Hart L, Doares W, Spainhour L, Kaczmorski S, Stratta R, Rogers J, Lin J-J.. Am J Transplant. 2012;12(Suppl 3):316-317.
  • Infectious complications in pediatric renal transplant recipients who received alemtuzumab or rabbit anti-thymocyte globulin induction [abstract] Doares W, Chen A, Lin J-J, Hart L, Spainhour L, Kaczmorski S, Rogers J, Stratta R, Farney A.. Am J Transplant. 2012;12(Suppl 3):440-441.
  • Oseltamivir-resistant 2009 H1N1 influenza pneumonia during therapy in a renal transplant recipient Shetty AK, Ross GA, Pranikoff T, Gubareva LV, Sechrist C, Guirand DM, Abramson J, Lin J-J.. Pediatr Transplant. 2012;16(5):E153-E157.
  • Renal support for pediatric patients with acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery. What do we know now? [editorial] Lin J-J.. Rev Esp Cardiol. 2012;65(9):785-787.
  • The APOL1 gene and allograft survival after kidney transplantation Reeves-Daniel AM, DePalma JA, Bleyer AJ, Rocco MV, Murea M, Adams PL, Langefeld CD, Bowden DW, Hicks PJ, Stratta RJ, Lin J-J, Kiger DF, Gautreaux MD, Divers J, Freedman BI.. Am J Transplant. 2011;11(5):1025-1030.
  • Renal salt wasting and chronic dehydration in claudin-7-deficient mice Tatum R, Zhang YG, Salleng K, Lu Z, Lin J-J, Lu Q, Jeansonne BG, Ding L, Chen YH.. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2010;298(1):F24-F34.
  • Spontaneous tumor lysis syndrome in a child with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia Kobayashi D, Wofford MM, McLean TW, Lin J-J.. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010;54(5):773-775.
  • Significance of hemolysis on extracorporeal life support after cardiac surgery in children Gbadegesin R, Zhao S, Charpie J, Brophy PD, Smoyer WE, Lin J-J.. Pediatr Nephrol. 2009;24(3):589-595.
  • Analysis of Claudin genes in pediatric patients with Bartter's syndrome Chen Y-H, Lin J-J, Jeansonne BG, Tatum R, Lu Q.. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2009;1165():126-134.
  • Antihypertensive prescription in pediatric dialysis: a practitioner survey by the Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium study Lin J-J, Mitsnefes MM, Smoyer WE, Valentini RP.. Hemodial Int. 2009;13(3):307-315.
  • Management of childhood onset nephrotic syndrome Gipson DS, Massengill SF, Yao L, Nagaraj S, Smoyer WE, Mahan JD, Wigfall D, Miles P, Powell L, Lin J-J, et al.. Pediatrics. 2009;124(2):747-757.
  • Potential donor-recipient MYH9 genotype interactions in posttransplant nephrotic syndrome after pediatric kidney transplantation Freedman BI, Nagaraj SK, Lin JJ, Gautreaux MD, Bowden DW, Iskandar SS, Stratta RJ, Rogers J, Hartmann EL, Farney AC, Reeves-Daniel AM.. Am J Transplant. 2009;9(10):2435-2440.
  • Management patterns of childhood-onset nephrotic syndrome MacHardy N, Miles PV, Massengill SF, Smoyer WE, Mahan JD, Greenbaum L, Massie S, Yao L, Nagaraj S, Lin J-J, et al.. Pediatr Nephrol. 2009;24(11):2193-2201.
  • Arterial compliance in adolescents and young adults receiving chronic hemodialysis Gbadegesin R, Kudelka T, Gadegbeku CA, Brophy P, Smoyer WE, Lin JJ.. Ren Fail. 2008;30(6):591-596.

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Doctor Ratings

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Patient Comments

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  • 5/7/2018

    very confident with physician and staff

  • 4/7/2018

    Dr. Lin is such a great doctor.

  • 3/4/2018

    terrific physician

  • 11/2/2017

    *Dr. Lin was wonderful. He was a God send. He provided excellent care for our son.

  • 10/26/2017

    Dr Lin is one of two doctors specialized in pediatric nephrology. He's incredibly smart and treated my son. I have complete confidence in his care of my daughter.

  • 10/25/2017

    The doctor was very kind and thorough. he spent a great deal of time with us. No medications were discussed so I left that question blank.

  • 9/19/2017

    We love Dr. Lin. He took great care of our son.

  • 8/27/2017

    very good experience

  • 8/15/2017

    *Dr. Lin is a great Dr.


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