Dr. Rueda joined the Nephrology
Faculty in August 2004. His area of clinical
expertise is End Stage Renal Disease and
Dialysis. Dr. Rueda is the Medical Director for all outpatient activity and has a particular interest in dialysis and hypertensive pregnancies.
After receiving his medical degree in South
America, Dr. Rueda completed his Internship,
Residency, and Nephrology Fellowship at
Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.
Dr. Rueda continued in St Louis at St Louis
Connect Health Care Centers, Renal Consultants,
and Christian Northeast Hospital/Missouri
Baptist Hospital before moving to Oregon
to join OHSU Nephrology.
M.D., Pontificia Universidad Javeriana,
Internal Medicine – Barnes-Jewish
Hospital, Washington University, 1994-1997
Nephrology – Barnes-Jewish Hospital,
Washington University, 1997-2000
Certification: Specialist in Clinical Hypertension – American Society
- Rueda J., Caldwell D. Brennan DC. Successful
treatment of Hyperammonemia after lung
transplantation (letter). Ann Intern.
Med. 1998; 128:956-7.
- Brennan DC, Storch GA, Singer GG, Lee
L, Rueda J, Schnitzler MA: The prevalence
of human herpes virus-7 in renal transplant
recipients is unaffected by oral or intravenous
ganciclovir. J Infect Dis 181:1557-1561,2000.
- Schnitzler MA, Metheney TG, Rueda JF,
Woodward RS, Lowell JA, Singer GG, Shenoy
S, Howard TK, Storch GA, Brennan DC: A
3-year follow-up of preemptive vs. deferred
treatment of cytomegalovirus disease in
renal transplantation. Clin Drug invest
- Agha I, Rueda J, Alvarez A, Singer
G, Miller B, Flavin K, Lowell J, Shenoy
S, Howard T, Ramachandran V, Irish W,
Schnitzler M, Brennan DC: Short course
induction immunosuppression with Thymoglobulin
for renal transplant recipients. Transplantation.
In Press 2001.
- Rueda J, Lowell JA, Singer GG, Flavin
K, Howard TK, Shenoy S, Ramachandran V,
Miller B, Schnitzler MA, Brennan DC. A
randomized, double-blinded comparison
of Thymoglobulin vs. ATGAM for induction
in adult renal transplant recipients:
2-year follow-up (Abstract). Submitted
to the American Society of Transplant
- Liapis H, Storch G, Hill A, Rueda J,
Singer G, Brennan DC: Tissue, blood CMV-PCR
and renal pathology in allograft biopsies.
XVII International Congress of the Transplantation
Society, Rome, Italy Abstract P0997, pp
- Alvarez A, Agha I, Lopez L, Thanphaichitr
N, Rueda J, Lee L, Gaudreault M, Schnitzler
M, Storch G, Brennan DC: The prevalence
of HHV 6 in renal transplant recipients
is not affected by oral or intravenous
ganciclovir. J Am Soc Nephrol Abstract
A4583, 12: 875A,2001.
- Alvarez A, Rueda J, Brennan DC :BK
virus interstitial nephritis in renal
transplantation. In UpToDate version 10.1
CD Rom version. 2002