Research

Yelena Drexler, MD

Dr. Drexler’s clinical and research interests include glomerular diseases and resistant hypertension. She is involved in translational and clinical research exploring potential novel treatments for glomerular diseases, particularly focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) and IgA nephropathy. She he has co-authored several articles on the identification and treatment of resistant hypertension and the role of mineralocorticoid receptor blockade in patients with chronic kidney disease.

Dr. Drexler obtained her medical degree from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She went on to complete her residency training in Internal Medicine and fellowship training in Nephrology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology and has been certified as a Clinical Hypertension Specialist by the American Society of Hypertension.