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David W. Ploth, M.D., FACP

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  • Professor
  • Arthur Williams Chair of Nephrology
Degree M.D., FACP
School M.D. awarded by University of Iowa, 1967
  • University of Iowa Hospitals
  • University of Chicago Hospitals
  • University of Munich
  • University of Iowa
Board Certification
  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine: Nephrology
  • Nephrology
Clinical Interests
  • Angiotensin control of renal function
  • Kidney disease
  • Nephrology
  • Pathophysiology of hypertension
  • Renal vascular hypertension
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135 Rutledge Ave.
Charleston, SC 29425
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Dr. David Ploth is the Arthur V. Williams Professor of Medicine, Director, Division of Nephrology.  Dr. Ploth is a medical school graduate of Creighton University.  He received his M.D. and completed his Nephrology Clinical Fellowship at the University of Iowa.

Dr. Ploth’s research interests are in renovascular hypertension, specifically the renal mechanisms involved in the initiation and maintenance of elevated blood pressure in both experimental and clinical settings.  He is also the Editor of the American Journal of Medical Sciences.

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