Faculty Profile

Penina  Tarshish, MDPenina Tarshish, MD
Phone: 718-918-5170
E-mail: Penina.Tarshish@nychhc.org

Dr. Tarshish is the Director of the Division of Pediatric Nephrology. She is board certified in Pediatric Nephrology and actively involved in the educational experience of the residency program. She serves as both mentor and teacher to the house-staff. Dr. Tarshish is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Undergraduate School:

Brooklyn College

Medical School:

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Training:

  • Internship and Residency: Jacobi Medical Center
  • Nephrology Fellowship: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Bibliography:

Original Communications in Reviewed Journals:

  • Tarshish, P: Diagnosis and management of HIV associated nephropathy.  Journal of Ped.  119:S50, 1991
  • Tarshish, P., Bernstein, J., Tobin, J., Edelmann, C.: Treatment of Mesangiocapillary Glomerulonephritis with alternate day prednisone.  A report of the International Study of Kidney Disease in Children.  Pediatric Nephrology.  6:123, 1992
  • Tarshish, P., Tobin, J., Bernstein, J., Edelmann, C.: Cyclophosphamide does not benefit patients with Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis.  A report of the International Study of Kidney Disease in Children.  Pediatric Nephrology.  10:590, 1996
  • Tarshish, P., Tobin, J., Bernstein, J., Edelmann, C.: Prognostic significance of the early course of Minimal Change Nephrotic Syndrome.  Report of the International Study of Kidney Disease in Children.  Journal Am Soc Nephrology.  8:769, 1997
  • Tarshish, P., Bernstein, J., Edelmann, C.: Henoch-Schonlein Purpura Nephritis: Course of disease and efficacy of Cyclophosphamide.    Pediatric Nephrology 19:51, 2004

Books, Chapters in Books, and Review Article:

  • Kim Y., Michael, A., Tarshish, P.: Infection and nephritis.  Pediatric Kidney Disease. 2nd Edition.  Chester M. Edelmann Ed.  Little Brown and Co.  p.1569, 1992
  • Tarshish, P., Gauthier, B.: Hypertension. Pediatric Nephrology. Howard Trachtman and Bernard Gauthier Eds. Harwood Academic Publishers.  p85, 1998

Abstracts and Letters:

  • Tarshish, P., Lambert, G., Wiznia, A., Dobroszycki, J., Arpadi, S., Caspe, W.: HIVN in children. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 4 (3):288, 1993.  Poster presentation at the American Society of Nephrology meeting.
  • Tarshish, P.,  Bernstein, J., Tobin, J., Edelmann, C: Course of Minimal Change Nephrotic Syndrome.  A report of the International Study of Kidney Disease in Children.  Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 4(3):288, 1993.  Oral presentation at the American Society of Nephrology meeting.
  • Tarshish, P., Lambert, G., Wiznia, A., Dobroszycki, J., Arpadi, S., Caspe, W.: HIVN in children.  Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 5(3):362, 1994.  Oral presentation at the American Society of Nephrology meeting.  
  • Tarshish, P., Tobin, J., Bernstein, J., Edelmann, C.: Kidney disease in children: Significance of the early course of Minimal Change Nephrotic Syndrome.  Journal Club.  Author’s reply.  Am Jnl Kidney Dis.  32:176, 1998
  • Tarshish, P., Bernstein, J., Edelmann, C.: Henoch-Schonlein Purprua (HSP) nephritis:Efficacy of cytoxan and natural history.  Report of the ISKDC.  Poster presentation at Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, 2001.
  • Tarshish P, Diamantis P, Isasi C, Groisman A: Microalbuminuria and Metabolic Syndrome in Overweight Children: A Pilot Study.  Poster presentation at Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting 2006

Current Research:

  • Microalbuminuria, renal involvement and metabolic syndrome in overweight children.