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Oliver Lenz, M.D.

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Oliver  Lenz, M.D.



  • English


  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Med-Nephrology


  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology - Internal Medicine


  • Interim Chief, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
  • Medical Director, DaVita North Miami Dialysis Center
  • Medical Director, Jackson Memorial Hospital Nephrology Clinics
  • Professor of Clinical Medicine

Intereses clínicas

Acute and chronic kidney disease, glomerular diseases, and dialysis

Intereses de

Glomerulonephritis, progression of chronic kidney disease, cardiovascular complications in patients with chronic kidney disease


2012 Valedictorian Award, Executive MBA in Health Sector Management and Policy
2010 Attending of the Year (Nephrology)
2008 Instructor of the Year (Nephrology)
2005 Instructor of the Year (Nephrology)
2004 Instructor of the Year (Nephrology)
2003 Attending of the Year (Nephrology)


2012 M.B.A.
University of Miami School of Business
2002 Nephrology Fellowship
Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami - Affiliated Medical Education Program
2001 Internal Medicine Residency
Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami - Affiliated Medical Education Program
1993 M.D.
Ludwig Maximilian University


  • Contreras G, Pagan J, Chokshi R, Virmani S, Diego JM, Byers P, Isakova T, Munoz Mendoza J, Nayer A, Contreras JR, Panama G, Lenz O, Carpintero M, Muchayi T, Roth D. Comparison of Mortality of ESRD Patients with Lupus by Initial Dialysis Modality. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Sep 4. pii: CJN.02500314. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Waheed, A. A., F. Pedraza, O. Lenz and T. Isakova (2013). "Phosphate control in end-stage renal disease: barriers and opportunities." Nephrol Dial Transplant.
  • Preston, R. A., A. Karim, C. Dudkowski, Z. Zhao, D. Garg, O. Lenz and D. A. Sica (2013). "Single-center evaluation of the single-dose pharmacokinetics of the angiotensin II receptor antagonist azilsartan medoxomil in renal impairment." Clin Pharmacokinet 52(5): 347-358.
  • Lenz, O., A. A. Waheed, A. Baig, A. Pop and G. Contreras (2013). "Lupus nephritis: maintenance therapy for lupus nephritis--do we now have a plan?" Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8(1): 162-171.
  • Isakova, T., A. Barchi-Chung, G. Enfield, K. Smith, G. Vargas, J. Houston, H. Xie, P. Wahl, E. Schiavenato, A. Dosch, O. M. Gutierrez, J. Diego, O. Lenz, G. Contreras, A. Mendez, R. B. Weiner and M. Wolf (2013). "Effects of dietary phosphate restriction and phosphate binders on FGF23 levels in CKD." Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8(6): 1009-1018.
  • Vodopivec, D. M., J. E. Rubio, A. Fornoni and O. Lenz (2012). "An unusual presentation of tumor lysis syndrome in a patient with advanced gastric adenocarcinoma: case report and literature review." Case Rep Med 2012: 468452.
  • Porteous, H., N. Morgan, J. Lanfranco, M. Garcia-Buitrago, L. Young and O. Lenz (2011). "Systemic lupus erythematosus associated with type 4 renal tubular acidosis: a case report and review of the literature." J Med Case Rep 5: 114.
  • Lundquist, M. Epstein, K. Smith, G. Contreras, L. Ortega, O. Lenz, P. Briones, P. Egbert, T. A. Ikizler, H. Jueppner and M. Wolf (2011). "Fibroblast growth factor 23 in patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis." Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6(11): 2688-2695.
  • Diez-Sampedro, A., O. Lenz and A. Fornoni (2011). "Podocytopathy in diabetes: a metabolic and endocrine disorder." Am J Kidney Dis 58(4): 637-646.
  • Salman, L., M. Ladino, M. Alex, R. Dhamija, D. Merrill, O. Lenz, G. Contreras and A. Asif (2010). "Accuracy of ultrasound in the detection of inflow stenosis of arteriovenous fistulae: results of a prospective study." Semin Dial 23(1): 117-121.
  • Ortega, L. M., D. R. Schultz, O. Lenz, V. Pardo and G. N. Contreras (2010). "Review: Lupus nephritis: pathologic features, epidemiology and a guide to therapeutic decisions." Lupus 19(5): 557-574.
  • Lenz, O., R. Sancassani, C. Bottino and A. Fornoni (2010). "Reversible bone pain and symmetric bone scan uptake in a dialysis patient treated with cinacalcet: a case report." J Med Case Rep 4: 191.

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