About Sandy Nissaisorakarn, MD

Dr. Pitchaphon Sandy Nissaisorakarn is AST-trained in Transplant Nephrology and is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. In addition, she serves as an Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She evaluates new transplant referrals as well as provides care for transplant recipients at the Transplant Center, MGH.  She completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and her Nephrology and Transplant Nephrology Fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School.

Her passion is improving long-term care and quality of life for patients with end-stage kidney disease through kidney transplantation. Her research interests include clinical research geared towards early detection of rejection including novel biomarkers and improving transplant outcomes.

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Transplant Outpatient Center
165 Cambridge St
Boston, MA 02114-2751
Phone: 617-726-5050
Fax: 617-724-1122

Medical Education

  • MD, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University
  • Residency, Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Jacobi), Yeshiva University
  • Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

American Board Certifications

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

Accepted Insurance Plans

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  • View my most recent publications at PubMed

    1: Yu SM, Nissaisorakarn P, Husain I, Jim B. Proteinuric Kidney Diseases: A

    Podocyte's Slit Diaphragm and Cytoskeleton Approach. Front Med (Lausanne). 2018

    Sep 11;5:221. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2018.00221. PMID: 30255020; PMCID: PMC6141722.

    2: Wijarnpreecha K, Thongprayoon C, Nissaisorakarn P, Jaruvongvanich V, Nakkala

    K, Rajapakse R, Cheungpasitporn W. Association of Helicobacter pylori with

    Chronic Kidney Diseases: A Meta-Analysis. Dig Dis Sci. 2017 Aug;62(8):2045-2052.

    doi: 10.1007/s10620-017-4516-z. Epub 2017 Mar 6. PMID: 28265827.

    3: Nissaisorakarn P, Sharif S, Jim B. Hypertension in Pregnancy: Defining Blood

    Pressure Goals and the Value of Biomarkers for Preeclampsia. Curr Cardiol Rep.

    2016 Dec;18(12):131. doi: 10.1007/s11886-016-0782-1. PMID: 27837384.

    4: Nissaisorakarn P, Xiao H, Doshi MD, Singh N, Lentine KL, Rosas SE.

    Eliminating racial disparities in kidney transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2021

    Jun 26:e14397. doi: 10.1111/ctr.14397. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34174786