Ursula C Brewster, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Nephrology); Firm Chief, Peters Medical Firm; Training Program Director, Nephrology Fellowship

Research Interests

Dialysis; Hemodynamics; Kidney; Nephrology; Hemodialysis Solutions

Research Organizations

Internal Medicine: Nephrology

Faculty Research

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Summary

My research interests have been largely focused in the hemodialysis patient population and have included the preservation of vascular access, prevention of infection and hemodynamic changes in patients during dialysis.

Specialized Terms: Hemodynamics of dialysis patients; Preservation of vascular access and prevention of infection

Selected Publications

  • Kidney involvement in leukemia and lymphoma

    Luciano RL, Brewster UC. Kidney involvement in leukemia and lymphoma. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2014 Jan;21(1):27-35

  • Acute Interstitial Nephritis: Primer of Kidney Disease Brewster UC, Rastegar A. Acute Interstitial Nephritis: Primer of Kidney Disease, fourth Edition. Academic Press 2013
  • Warfarin-related nephropathy in a patient with mild IgA nephropathy on dabigatran and aspirin

    Moeckel GW, Luciano RL, Brewster UC. Warfarin-related nephropathy in a patient with mild IgA nephropathy on dabigatran and aspirin. CKJ. 2013: 0:1-3

  • Quality of discharge practices and patient understanding at an academic medical center

    Horwitz LI, Moriarty JP, Chen C, Fogerty RL, Brewster UC, Kanade S, Ziaeian B, Jenq GY, Krumholz HM. Quality of discharge practices and patient understanding at an academic medical center. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Oct 14;173(18):1715-22.

  • Approach to the diagnosis and treatment of hyponatremia in pregnancy

    Pazhayattil GS, Rastegar A, Brewster UC. Approach to the diagnosis and treatment of hyponatremia in pregnancy. Am J Kid Dis. 2015; 65 (4): 623-7.

  • Collapsing glomerulopathy in a young woman with APOL1 risk alleles following acute parvovirus B19 infection: a case report investigation. Besse W, Mansour S, Jatwani K, Nast CC, Brewster UC. BMC Nephrol. 2016 Sep 6;17(1):125
  • A Nodular Foreign Body Reaction in a Dialysis Patient Receiving Long-term Treatment With Lanthanum Carbonate. Valika AK, Jain D, Jaffe PE, Moeckel G, Brewster UC. Am J Kidney Dis. 2016 Jan;67(1):128-32
  • A case of crystalline nephropathy. Pazhayattil GS, Brewster UC, Perazella MA. Kidney Int. 2015 Jun;87(6):1265-6.

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Contact Info

Ursula C Brewster, MD
Patient Care Locations
DaVita New Haven Dialysis and Home Training Center100 Church Street South
New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale NephrologyYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste 2nd Floor

New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale NephrologyDaVita Dialysis - Hamden
3000 Dixwell Avenue

Hamden, CT 06518
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Yale NephrologyDaVita Branford Dialysis Center
249 West Main Street

Branford, CT 06405
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Yale NephrologyYale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Boardman Building 121, 330 Cedar Street
PO Box 208029

New Haven, CT 06520-8029