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James F. Winchester, MD
Chief, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and Vice Chair, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Beth Israel
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Affiliated with:
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Medical SpecialtyNephrology
Specializations/
Clinical Interests
Dialysis
Kidney Disease
Toxicology
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Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Internal Medicine, 1996, Recertified 2007
Medical SchoolGlasgow University School of Medicine, Scotland, 1969
Residency TrainingRoyal Infirmary, Glasgow, 1969‑1972
FellowshipRoyal Infirmary, Glasgow, 1972‑1976
Academic AppointmentIcahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
From the doctorDr. James F. Winchester was named division chief of the nephrology and hypertension service at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in 2004. He was awarded the MB degree in 1969 and MD in 1982 on presentation of his research on adsorbent substances to treat poisoning and kidney failure. His textbooks (Replacement of Renal Function by Dialysis, and Clinical Management of Poisoning in Drug Overdose) in several editions have become reference texts. He has an outstanding career as teacher, scientist, and clinician, and is an internationally acclaimed researcher, with a strong interest in the pathophysiology of chronic renal failure, dialysis and sorbents in the treatment of kidney disease and drug and chemical toxicology. Past funding includes NIH, National Library of Medicine, and industry giants. He has published over 300 articles and chapters.

Dr. Winchester was named in the 2011 edition of Castle Connolly’s “Top Doctors: New York Metro Area.”
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