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Alexander S. Yevzlin, MD Print Friendly Page

Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Yevzlin is the medical director of the Chronic Kidney Disease Clinic and director of the Interventional Nephrology and Acute Dialysis programs.

Specialties

Hypertension

UW Health Clinics

Kidney Clinic
(608) 270-5656 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Nephrology
Fellowship Northwestern University Memorial Hospital
Feinberg School of Medicine
Residency University of Michigan Hospital
Internship University of Michigan Hospital
Medical School Ohio State University, 1998

Awards/Honors

Best Doctors® in America 2014

Best Doctors® in America 2013

Languages Spoken

English, Russian
Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Procedures

Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

Research

Dr. Yevzlin has used his interventional nephrology interests to advance a new research agenda in the section. He has presented and published more than 100 abstracts, invited lectures and manuscripts. He is an internationally-recognized leader in the field of Interventional Nephrology, having published three textbooks on the subject, and is the President Elect of the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology.


PubMed Articles
Rosenberg JE Yevzlin AS Chan MR Valliant AM Astor BC . Prediction of Arteriovenous Fistula Dysfunction: Can it be Taught? Semin Dial. 2015 Mar 20;
[PubMed ID: 25800820]
Valliant AM Chaudhry MK Yevzlin AS Astor B Chan MR . Tunneled dialysis catheter exchange with fibrin sheath disruption is not associated with increased rate of bacteremia. J Vasc Access. 2015 Feb 16;16(1):52-6
[PubMed ID: 25198820]
Yevzlin AS Astor BC . Alternative strategies needed to improve vascular access outcomes. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Feb 6;10(2):172-3
[PubMed ID: 25587103]
Elramah M Boujelbane L Yevzlin AS Wakeen M Astor BC Chan MR . Dialysis access venous stenosis: treatment with balloon angioplasty 30-second vs. 1-minute inflation times. Hemodial Int. 2015 Jan;19(1):108-14
[PubMed ID: 24888749]
Yevzlin AS Melnick DM . How is arteriovenous fistula longevity best prolonged?: The role of endovascular stents. Semin Dial. 2015 Jan-Feb;28(1):29-32
[PubMed ID: 25230719]
Singh S Elramah M Allana SS Babcock M Keevil JG Johnson MR Yevzlin AS Chan MR . A case series of real-time hemodynamic assessment of high output heart failure as a complication of arteriovenous access in dialysis patients. Semin Dial. 2014 Nov-Dec;27(6):633-8
[PubMed ID: 24673654]
Fu N Joachim E Yevzlin AS Shin JI Astor BC Chan MR . A Meta-analysis of Stent Placement vs. Angioplasty for Dialysis Vascular Access Stenosis. Semin Dial. 2014 Oct 9;
[PubMed ID: 25303220]
Chapla K Oza-Gajera BP Yevzlin AS Shin JI Astor BC Chan MR . Hemodialysis catheter locking solutions and the prevention of catheter dysfunction: a meta-analysis. J Vasc Access. 2014 Sep 27;0(0):0
[PubMed ID: 25262758]
Chan MR Oza-Gajera B Chapla K Djamali AX Muth BL Turk J Wakeen M Yevzlin AS Astor BC . Initial vascular access type in patients with a failed renal transplant. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Jul;9(7):1225-31
[PubMed ID: 24903392]
Chan MR Shobande O Vats H Wakeen M Meyer X Bellingham J Astor BC Yevzlin AS . The effect of buttonhole cannulation vs. rope-ladder technique on hemodialysis access patency. Semin Dial. 2014 Mar;27(2):210-6
[PubMed ID: 24118562]
Agarwal G Vats HS Raval AN Yevzlin AS Chan MR Gimelli G . Chronic total occlusion and successful drug-eluting stent placement in Takayasu arteritis-induced renal artery stenosis. Clin Med Res. 2013 Dec;11(4):233-6
[PubMed ID: 23656802]
Tumlin JA Chawla L Tolwani AJ Mehta R Dillon J Finkel KW DaSilva JR Astor BC Yevzlin AS Humes HD . The effect of the selective cytopheretic device on acute kidney injury outcomes in the intensive care unit: a multicenter pilot study. Semin Dial. 2013 Sep-Oct;26(5):616-23
[PubMed ID: 23106607]
Yevzlin AS Valliant AM . Interventional nephrology: Novel devices that will one day change our practice. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013 Jul;8(7):1244-51
[PubMed ID: 23620442]
Yevzlin AS Gimelli G . Diagnosis and treatment of peripheral arterial disease in CKD patients. Semin Dial. 2013 Mar-Apr;26(2):240-51
[PubMed ID: 23067047]
Yevzlin A Asif A Agarwal AK . Dialysis access dysfunction. Int J Nephrol. 2012;2012:612025
[PubMed ID: 22577547]
Vats HS Bellingham J Pinchot JW Young HN Chan MR Yevzlin AS . A comparison between blood flow outcomes of tunneled external jugular and internal jugular hemodialysis catheters. J Vasc Access. 2012 Jan-Mar;13(1):51-4
[PubMed ID: 21725948]
Chan MR Chhokar VS Young HN Becker BN Yevzlin AS . Retrograde occlusive arteriography of hemodialysis access: failure to detect inflow lesions? Semin Dial. 2011 Jul-Aug;24(4):452-5
[PubMed ID: 20723156]
Maursetter L Yevzlin AS . The use of intravascular ultrasound to assist angiography in diagnosis and management of hemodialysis access. Semin Dial. 2011 Jan-Feb;24(1):89-91
[PubMed ID: 21338398]
Chan MR Yevzlin AS . Clinical outcome of overlapping stents in hemodialysis access. J Vasc Access. 2010 Oct-Dec;11(4):274-80
[PubMed ID: 20658453]
Yevzlin AS Chan MR Becker YT Roy-Chaudhury P Lee T Becker BN . "Venopathy" at work: recasting neointimal hyperplasia in a new light. Transl Res. 2010 Oct;156(4):216-25
[PubMed ID: 20875897]