Rosemary Ouseph, M.D., MSPH

Rosemary Ouseph, M.D., MSPH

Rosemary Ouseph, M.D.

Rosemary Ouseph, M.D., MSPH

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Director, Kidney Transplantation - Kidney Disease Program
University of Louisville Health Care Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 690
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-5757 - Academic Office
502-813-6699 - Patient Appointments

Clinical Expertise
Nephrology; Transplant; Bone Disease


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -

Education and Training

  • Medical School: University of Louisville
  • Residency: University of Louisville Hospital
  • Fellowship: University of Louisville


Recent Publications

  • Kaufman CL, Ouseph R, Marvin MR, Manon-Matos Y, Blair B, Kutz JE. Monitoring and long-term outcomes in vascularized composite allotransplantation. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2013 Dec;18(6):652-8. doi: 10.1097/MOT.0000000000000025. PubMed PMID: 24220047.
  • Cannon RM, Ouseph R, Jones CM, Hughes MG, Eng M, Marvin MR. BK viral disease in renal transplantation. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2011 Dec;16(6):576-9. doi: 10.1097/MOT.0b013e32834cd666. Review. PubMed PMID: 22027587.
  • Ward RA, Idoux JW, Hamdan H, Ouseph R, Depner TA, Golper TA. Dialysate flow rate and delivered Kt/Vurea for dialyzers with enhanced dialysate flow distribution. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011 Sep;6(9):2235-9. doi: 10.2215/CJN.02630311. Epub 2011 Jul 28. PubMed PMID: 21799145; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3358998.
  • Khalifa F, Elnakib A, Beache GM, Gimel'farb G, El-Ghar MA, Ouseph R, Sokhadze G, Manning S, McClure P, El-Baz A. 3D kidney segmentation from CT images using a level set approach guided by a novel stochastic speed function. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv. 2011;14(Pt 3):587-94. PubMed PMID: 22003747.
  • Bhimani JP, Ouseph R, Ward RA. Effect of increasing dialysate flow rate on diffusive mass transfer of urea, phosphate and beta2-microglobulin during clinical haemodialysis. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2010 Dec;25(12):3990-5. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfq326. Epub 2010 Jun 13. PubMed PMID: 20543211; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2989792.
  • Ouseph R, Eng M, Ravindra K, Brock GN, Buell JF, Marvin MR. Review of the use of hepatitis B core antibody-positive kidney donors. Transplant Rev (Orlando). 2010 Oct;24(4):167-71. doi: 10.1016/j.trre.2010.05.001. Epub 2010 Jul 23. Review. PubMed PMID: 20655722.
  • Nolin TD, Ouseph R, Himmelfarb J, McMenamin ME, Ward RA. Multiple-dose pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of N-acetylcysteine in patients with end-stage renal disease. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010 Sep;5(9):1588-94. doi: 10.2215/CJN.00210110. Epub 2010 Jun 10. PubMed PMID: 20538838; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2974398.
  • Ouseph R, Hutchison CA, Ward RA. Differences in solute removal by two high-flux membranes of nominally similar synthetic polymers. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2008 May;23(5):1704-12. Epub 2007 Dec 21. PubMed PMID: 18156455.
  • Ouseph R, Jones S, Dhananjaya N, Ward RA. Use of ultrafiltered dialysate is associated with improvements in haemodialysis-associated morbidity in patients treated with reused dialysers. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2007 Aug;22(8):2269-75. Epub 2007 Mar 29. PubMed PMID: 17400564.
  • Ouseph R, Ward RA. Ultrapure dialysate for home hemodialysis? Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2007 Jul;14(3):256-62. Review. PubMed PMID: 17603979.