Jay L. Koyner, MD, BRCU Faculty
Jay L. Koyner, MD, is a Professor of Medicine in the Section of Nephrology at the University of Chicago. He completed his undergraduate degree in Biophysics at Johns Hopkins University. He then went on to complete medical school at the State University of New York at Stony Brook where he awarded a degree with distinction in research following completion of an additional year for a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Fellowship.
Dr. Koyner completed his internal medicine and nephrology training at the University of Chicago, where he currently serves as the Medical Director of the Inpatient Dialysis Unit and Director of ICU Nephrology. His critical care nephrology research interests have focused on the utilization of plasma and urine biomarkers to improve patient risk stratification and outcomes in the setting of AKI.
Additionally, Dr. Koyner has contributed to several multicenter facilities investigating the biomarkers of AKI, including the TRIBE-AKI study and the Furosemide Stress Test. Other research interests have included AKI following cardiac surgery, CRRT, and AKI therapeutics.
Currently, he is working on using the electronic health record to develop AKI risk scores to improve the care of patients with early AKI. Dr. Koyner has published over 120 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on AKI and the care of patients with kidney injury in the ICU.