About Abraham Cohen Bucay, MD

Dr. Abraham Cohen is originally from Mexico. He completed his training in internal medicine at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, nephrology at Boston Medical Center, and transplant nephrology at Massachusetts General Hospital. As the lead transplant nephrologist for the Mass General Equity in Kidney Transplantation (EqKT) Initiative, he is looking forward to benefitting all historically disadvantaged patients, including the LatinX and Black communities.

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Mass General Renal Associates
165 Cambridge Street
Suite 302
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-5050

Medical Education

  • MD, Universidad Anahuac
  • Residency, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Boston Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology, American Board of Internal Medicine

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    1. Susantitaphong P, Alfayez M, Cohen-Bucay A, et al.. Therapeutic hypothermia and prevention of acute kidney injury: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Resuscitation. 2012;83(2):159-67.
    2. Cohen-Bucay A, Viswanathan G. Urinary Markers of Glomerular Injury in Diabetic Nephropathy. International Journal of Nephrology, vol. 2012, Article ID 146987, 11 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/146987
    3. Cohen-Bucay A, Garimella P, Ezeokonkwo C, et al. Acute Oxalate Nephropathy Associated with Clostridium difficile Colitis. Am J Kidney Dis. 2014;63(1):113-8
    4. Cohen-Bucay A, Francis JM, Gordon CE. Timing of Hepatitis C Virus Treatment in Transplant Candidates.Hemodialysis International. 2018;22:S61-S70.
    5. Cohen-Bucay A, Gordon CE, Francis JM. Non-immunological complications following kidney transplantation [version 1; referees: 3 approved]. F1000Research 2019, 8(F1000 Faculty Rev):194
    6. Mejia-Vilet JM, Cardenas-Mastrascusa LR, Palacios-Cebreros EJ, Reyes-Macedo M, Portilla-Jimenez A, Morales-Buenrostro LE, Cohen-Bucay A, Niño-Cruz JA, Uribe-Uribe NO. LECT2 Amyloidosis in Kidney Transplantation: A Report of 5 Cases. Am J Kidney Dis. 2019; 74(4): 563
    7. Lerner G, Moradi S, Cohen-Bucay A, et al. Coincidental crystalline light chain cast nephropathy, light chain proximal tubulopathy, and urine crystallopathy: a case report and review of the literature. Clin Nephrol. Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.5414/CN109770

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