Dr. Konrad Stepniakowski, M.D.

 

Business Address:                                        Mid-South Nephrology Consultants

                                                             6490 Mt. Moriah Extended, Suite 200

                                                             Memphis, Tennessee 38115

                                                             Phone: (901) 565 - 0244

                                                             Pager: (901) 533 - 4290

                                                             Email: kstepni@bellsouth.net

Citizenship:                  Polish, American

Affiliation/Education:

2008 - Present                    Associate                              Mid-South Nephrology Consultants

                                                                                             6490 Mt. Moriah Extended, Suite 200

                                                                                              Memphis, TN 38115

2002 - 2007                         Associate                                Hypertension and Nephrology

                                                                                               220 South Claybrook Street, Suite 314

                                                                                               Memphis, TN 38104

1999 - 2002                Fellow in Nephrology                     Emory University School of Medicine,

                                                                                               Renal Division

                                                                                               1639 Pierce Drive, WMB Rm. 338

                                                                                               Atlanta, GA 30303

1997 - 1999           Resident in Internal Medicine             Emory University School of Medicine,

                                                                                                Department of Medicine

                                                                                                Residency Program 

                                                                                                 Atlanta, GA 30303

1996 - 1997           Intern in Internal Medicine                   St. Vincent's Medical Center of Richmond

                                                                                                 Department of Medicine

                                                                                                 Residency Program

                                                                                                 355 Bard Ave.

                                                                                                 Staten Island, NY 10310

1996                      Research Associate                                Medical University of South Carolina

                                                                                                 Department of Cell and Molecular Pharmacology

                                                                                                 Division of Clinical Pharmacology

                                                                                                 96 Jonathan Lucas Street, PO Box 250623

                                                                                                 Charleston, SC 29425

1992 - 1996           Postdoctoral Fellow                               Medical University of South Carolina

                                                                                                 Department of Cell and Molecular Pharmacology

                                                                                                 Division of Clinical Pharmacology

                                                                                                 96 Jonathan Lucas Street

                                                                                                 PO Box 250623 Charleston, SC 29425

1991- 1992            Postdoctoral Fellow                               Medical College of Wisconsin

                                                                                                Department of Physiology

                                                                                                8701 Watertown Plank Road

                                                                                                Milwaukee, WI 53226-0509

1986 - 1991          Assistant in Internal Medicine             Medical University of Warsaw

                                                                                                Department of Medicine and Hypertension

                                                                                                Banacha 1a,

                                                                                                02-097 Warszawa; Poland

1986 - 1991              PhD Student                                        Medical University of Warsaw

                                                                                                Department of Experimental and Clinical Physiology

                                                                                                26/28, Krakowskie Przedmieście

                                                                                                 00-927 Warszawa, Poland

1984 - 1985                 Intern                                                  Centre Hospitalier Franco Britannique

                                                                                                 HertfordBritish Hospital,

                                                                                                 3 Rue Barbes; Levallois-Perret,

                                                                                                 92300 France 

1978 - 1984                MD Student                                        Medical University of Warsaw

                                                                                                  61 Zwirki  i Wigury

                                                                                                  02-091 Warszawa, Poland

Medical License:                                     Georgia # 050061                     inactive

                                                                            Tennessee # 36208                 active

                                                                            Mississippi # 17623                active

Hospital Affiliation:

2002 - present              Staff Physician                                     Methodist Healthcare

                                                                                                       Memphis Hospitals

                                                                                                       1265 Union Avenue

                                                                                                       Memphis, TN 38104

2002 - present             Staff Physician                                       Baptist Memorial Hospital

                                                                                                        Memphis Metro Hospitals

                                                                                                        350 N Humphreys Blvd

                                                                                                        Memphis, TN 38120

2002 - present             Staff Physician                                        Saint Francis Hospital

                                                                                                        5959 Park Avenue

                                                                                                         Memphis, TN 38119

2002 - present             Staff Physician                                         Methodist Alliance Extended Care Hospital

                                                                                                          225 South Claybrook St.

                                                                                                           Memphis, TN 38104

2002 - present            Staff Physician                                            HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital

                                                                                                            1282 Union Avenue

                                                                                                             Memphis, TN 38104

2005 - present             Staff Physician                                             Delta Medical Center

                                                                                                              3000 Getwell Road

                                                                                                               Memphis, TN 38118

Membership in Societies:                                           

American Society of Nephrology, Fellow

American College of Physicians

Awards:

                            1996                                              Merck Young Investigators Award

                                                                                  Excellence in High Blood Pressure Research

Publications:

1. Stepniakowski, K., Januszewicz, A., Lapinski, M., Feltynowski, T., Chodakowska, J., Ignatowska-Switalska, H., Wocial, B., and Januszewicz, W. Plasma atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) concentration in patients with pheochromocytoma. Blood Press. 1992; 1:157.

2. Egan B.M., Stepniakowski K. Effects of enalapril on the hyperinsulinemic response to severe salt restriction in obese young men with mild systemic hypertension. Am J Cardiol, 1993; 72:53.

3. Neahring M.J., Stepniakowski K., Greene A.S., Egan B.M. The forearm vasodilator response to insulin is not impaired in obese young men with mild hypertension. Hypertension, 1993; 22:584.

4. Shin H.H, Sagar K.B., Stepniakowski K., Wetherbee J.N., Egan B.M. Increased prevalence of abnormal signal averaged electrocardiograms in older hypertensives patients with low diastolic pressure. Am Heart J. 1993; 125:1698.

5. Egan B.M., Fleissner M.J., Stepniakowski K., Neahring J.M., Sagar K.B., Ebert T.J. Improved baroreflex sensitivity in ederly hypertensives on lisinopril is not explained by blood pressure reduction alone. J Hypertens. 1993; 11:1113.

6. Szczepanska -Sadowska E., Noszczyk B., Lon S., Stepniakowski K., Budzikowski A., Paczwa P.     Central AVP and blood pressure regulation: relevance to interspecies differences and hypertension. Ann N Y Acad Sci, 1993; 689:677.

7. Egan B.M., Stepniakowski K., Nazzaro P.   Insulin levels are similar in obese salt-sensitive and salt-resistant hypertensives. Hypertension. 1994, 23 [suppl I]: 1.

8. Egan B.M., Stepniakowski K., Zweifler A.J.   Ketanserin's sympatholytic and serotonin2-receptor blocking actions precede the hypotensive effects. J Hum Hypertens, 1994; 8:59.

9. Nazzaro P., Stepniakowski K., O'Shaughnessy I.O., Kissebah A.H., Egan B.M.   Elevated blood pressures in obese young men with mild hypertension are sustained during the day and night. Am J Hypertens. 1994; 7:609.

10. Stepniakowski, K., Budzikowski, A., Lon, S., and Szczepanska-Sadowska, E.    Central cardiovascular effects of AVP and ANP in normotensive and spontaneously hypertensive rats. J. Auton.Nerv.Syst. 1994; 47:33.

11. Cowley, A.W. Jr., Szczepanska-Sadowski E., Stepniakowski, K., Mattson, D. Chronic intravenous administration of V1 arginine vasopressin agonist results in sustained hypertension. Am J Physiol. 1994; 267:H751.

12. Egan B.M., Stepniakowski K., Compensatory hyperinsulinemia and the forearm vasodilator response to an oral glucose-tolerance test in obese hypertensives. J Hypertens. 1994; 12:1061.

13. Egan B.M., Stepniakowski K., Goodfriend, T.L.     Renim and aldosterone are higher and the hyperinsulinemic effect of salt restriction greater in subjects with risk factor clustering. Am J Hypertens. 1994; 7:886-893.

14. Szczepanska-Sadowska E., Stepniakowski K., Skelton M.M., Cowley, A.W.Jr.    Prolonged stimulation of intrarenal V1 vasopressin receptors results in sustained hypertension. Am J Physiol. 1994; 267:R1217-R1225.

15. Goodfriend T.L., Egan B., Stepniakowski K., Ball DL.   Relationship among plasma aldosterone, high density lipoprotein cholesterol and insulin in humans. Hypertension. 1995; 25:30-36.

16. Stepniakowski K., Egan B.M.  Additive effects of obesity and hypertension to limit venous volume: Hemodynamic correlates and metabolic mechanisms. Am J Physiol 1995; 268:R562-R568.

17. Stepniakowski, KT, Goodfriend TL, Egan B.M.,   Fatty acids enhance vascular  -adrenergic sensitivity. Hypertension. 1995; 25 [part 2]: 774-778.

18. O'Shaughnessy IM, Myers TJ, Stepniakowski K., Nazzaro P., Kelly TM, Hoffman RG, Egan BM, Kissebah AH.   Glucose metabolism in abdominally obese hypertensive and normotensive subjects. Hypertension. 1995; 26:186-192.

19. Egan B.M., Hennes MMI, Stepniakowski KT, O'Shaughnessy IM, Kissebah AH, Goodfriend TL.    Obesity hypertension is related more to insulin's fatty acid than glucose action. Hypertension. 1996; 27[part 2]: 723-728.