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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Mass General Transplant Center
55 Fruit St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-2000

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

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

Accepted Insurance Plans

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  • 1: Yu SM, Nissaisorakarn P, Husain I, Jim B. Proteinuric Kidney Diseases: A{line break}Podocyte's Slit Diaphragm and Cytoskeleton Approach. Front Med (Lausanne). 2018{line break}Sep 11;5:221. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2018.00221. PMID: 30255020; PMCID: PMC6141722.{line break}2: Wijarnpreecha K, Thongprayoon C, Nissaisorakarn P, Jaruvongvanich V, Nakkala{line break}K, Rajapakse R, Cheungpasitporn W. Association of Helicobacter pylori with{line break}Chronic Kidney Diseases: A Meta-Analysis. Dig Dis Sci. 2017 Aug;62(8):2045-2052.{line break}doi: 10.1007/s10620-017-4516-z. Epub 2017 Mar 6. PMID: 28265827.{line break}3: Nissaisorakarn P, Sharif S, Jim B. Hypertension in Pregnancy: Defining Blood{line break}Pressure Goals and the Value of Biomarkers for Preeclampsia. Curr Cardiol Rep.{line break}2016 Dec;18(12):131. doi: 10.1007/s11886-016-0782-1. PMID: 27837384.{line break}4: Nissaisorakarn P, Xiao H, Doshi MD, Singh N, Lentine KL, Rosas SE.{line break}Eliminating racial disparities in kidney transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2021{line break}Jun 26:e14397. doi: 10.1111/ctr.14397. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34174786.{line break}5: Cheungpasitporn W, Thongprayoon C, Wijarnpreecha K, Mitema DG, Mao MA,{line break}Nissaisorakarn P, Podboy A, Kittanamongkolchai W, Sakhuja A, Erickson SB.{line break}Decline in prevalence and risk of helicobacter pylori in kidney transplant{line break}recipients: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Evid Based Med. 2017{line break}Aug;10(3):171-176. doi: 10.1111/jebm.12252. Epub 2017 May 21. PMID: 28464553.a{line break}6: Uffing A, P?rez-Sa?z MJ, Jouve T, Bugnazet M, Malvezzi P, Muhsin SA, Lafargue{line break}MC, Reindl-Schwaighofer R, Morlock A, Oberbauer R, Buxeda A, Burballa C, Pascual{line break}J, von Moos S, Seeger H, La Manna G, Comai G, Bini Ca, Russo LS, Farouk S,{line break}Nissaisorakarn P, Patel H, Agrawal N, Mastroianni-Kirsztajn G, Mansur J,{line break}Tedesco-Silva H, Ventura CG, Agena F, David-Neto E, Akalin E, Alani O, Mazzali{line break}M, Manfro RC, Bauer AC, Wang AX, Cheng XS, Schold JD, Berger SP, Cravedi P,{line break}Riella LV. Recurrence of IgA Nephropathy after Kidney Transplantation in Adults.{line break}Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2021 Aug;16(8):1247-1255. doi: 10.2215/CJN.00910121.{line break}PMID: 34362788.{line break}7: Wijarnpreecha K, Thongprayoon C, Nissaisorakarn P, Lekuthai N, Jaruvongvanich{line break}V, Nakkala K, Rajapakse R, Cheungpasitporn W. Association between{line break}Helicobacter pylori and end-stage renal disease: A meta-analysis. World J{line break}Gastroenterol. 2017 Feb 28;23(8):1497-1506. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i8.1497. PMID:{line break}28293097; PMCID: PMC5330835.{line break}8: Nissaisorakarn P, D'Agati V, Anis K, Jim B. ANCA and IgA glomerulonephritis{line break}all in one: prognosis and complications. BMJ Case Rep. 2017 Oct{line break}9;2017:bcr2017222080. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2017-222080. PMID: 29018146; PMCID:{line break}PMC5652625.

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