Faculty Profile

Penina  Tarshish, MDPenina Tarshish, MD
Phone: 718-918-5170
E-mail: Penina.Tarshish@nbhn.net

Dr. Tarshish is the Director of the Division of Pediatric Nephrology. Dr. Tarshish is board certified in Pediatric Nephrology, and she 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:

  • Tarshish P, Bernstein J, Edelmann CM Jr.: Henoch-Schönlein purpura nephritis: course of disease and efficacy of cyclophosphamide. Pediatr Nephrol 2004;19:51-6.
  • Tarshish P, Tobin JN, Bernstein J, Edelmann CM Jr.: Prognostic significance of the early course of minimal change nephrotic syndrome: report of the International Study of Kidney Disease in Children. J Am Soc Nephrol 1997;8:769-76.
  • Tarshish P, Tobin JN, Bernstein J, Edelmann CM Jr.: Cyclophosphamide does not benefit patients with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. A report of the International Study of Kidney Disease in Children. Pediatr Nephrol 1996;10:590-3.
  • Tarshish P, Bernstein J, Tobin JN, Edelmann CM Jr.: Treatment of mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis with alternate-day prednisone--a report of the International Study of Kidney Disease in Children. Pediatr Nephrol 1992;6:123-30.
  • Tarshish P: Guidelines for the care of children and adolescents with HIV infection. Approach to the diagnosis and management of HIV-associated nephropathy. J Pediatr 1991;119(1 ( Pt 2)):S50-2.