Jennifer Finch, MD

Dr. Jennifer Finch joined Renal Specialists of Houston in 2004 after completing a fellowship in Nephrology at Baylor College of Medicine. A native Houstonian, she serves as Clinical Associate Professor for Baylor College of Medicine and sits on multiple hospital committees that address quality of care. Dr. Finch is a Fellow of American College of Physicians (FACP) and a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrologists (FASN). She is on the Medical Advisory Board of Fresenius Kidney Care at the national level, serving as Houston’s representative. She is also Medical Director of Fresenius Kidney Care Moody Park and Cypress Creek dialysis facilities.

PROFESSIONAL/ACADEMIC

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Transplant Nephrologist, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center
  • Physician Quality Network Credentials Committee, Independent Physicians Association
  • Professional Performance Evaluation Committee, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center
  • Graduate Medical Education Committee, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center
  • Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center Credentials Committee
  • Fresenius Medical Advisory Board, West Division; Houston Representative

RENAL FELLOWSHIP

  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 2001 - 2003

RESIDENCY

  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 1998 - 2001

MEDICAL SCHOOL

  • University of Texas at Houston Medical School 1994 - 1998

BOARD CERTIFICATION

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate in Nephrology

AREAS OF CLINICAL INTEREST

  • Renal Transplantation
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • End Stage Kidney Disease

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

  • CHI Baylor St Luke’s Medical Center
  • Cornerstone Hospital
  • HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake
  • HCA Houston Healthcare Pearland
  • HCA Houston Healthcare Southeast
  • Houston Methodist Baytown
  • Houston Methodist Clearlake
  • Houston Methodist Medical Center
  • Kindred Bay Area Hospital
  • Kindred Clear Lake
  • Kindred Medical Center
  • Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital
  • PAM Rehabilitation Hospital of Clearlake
  • PAM Rehabilitation Hospital of Clearlake North
  • St. Luke’s Patients Medical Center
  • St. Luke’s Vintage Hospital

MEDICAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • Renal Physicians Association
  • Harris County Medical Society

PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH

  • 2003 J. Finch, U. Khosla, W. Mu, G. Parra, D. Feig, K. Price, D. Long, D. Kang, S. Prabhakar, R. Johnson: “Hyperruricemia Induces Endothelial Dysfunction in Rats”, American Society of Nephrology Abstract.
  • 1998 Kit-Sing Au, Joseph A. Rodriguez, Jennifer L. Finch, Kelly A. Volcik, Steve Roach, Mauricio R. Delgado, Estanislado Rodriguez, Jr., and Hope Northrup: “Germline Mutational Analysis of the TSC2 Gene In 90 Tuberous Sclerosis Patients”, The American Journal of Human Genetics.
  • 1995 J. Finch, H. Northrup: “A New Mutation Resulting in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex”, University of Texas Summer Research Program Student Poster Session.
  • 1995 J. Finch: “A New Mutation Resulting in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex” University of Texas Summer Research Program Student Research