Kidney

Kidney Team

Dr. Miles is an assistant professor of Internal Medicine at UNMC and a transplant nephrologist who joined the program in 2007. Dr. Miles received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. and fellowship in nephrology and transplant nephrology at the University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor. In June 2007, Dr. Miles received a master's of science degree in clinical research and design and statistical analysis from the University of Michigan Medical Center's School of Public Health.

Membership and Offices in Professional Societies:

  • Member, American Society of Transplantation, 10/2006 - Present
  • Associate Member, American Society of Nephrology, 10/2005 - Present
  • Faculty Volunteer, RESPECT Student Operated Sexually Transmitted Infection Clinic, 2012 - Present

Committee Assignments:

  • Solid Organ Steering Committee, 2010 - Present
  • Ad-Hoc Reviewer for Transplantation, 2010 - Present
  • OPTN/UNOS Kidney Transplantation Committee, Region 8 Representative, 2012 - Present
  • Session Moderator, Kidney Living Donor Issues: Long-Term Donor Outcomes, American Transplant Congress, 2013
  • Co-Chair, Abstract Review Committee, Kidney-Living Donor Issues, American Transplant Congress, 2013
  • Co-Chair, Abstract Review Committee, Kidney-Living Donor Issues, American Transplant Congress, 2012
  • Session Moderator, Kidney Living Donor Issues: Long-Term Donor Outcomes, American Transplant Congress, 2012
  • "Subject Matter Expert", EPIC, Electronic Health Record Conversion, Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 2011-2012

Articles published in scholarly journals

  • Miles CD, Schaubel DE, Jia X, Ojo AO, Port FK, Rao PS. Mortality experience in recipients undergoing repeat transplantation with expanded criteria donor and non-ECD deceased-donor kidneys. Am J Transplant 2007; 7(5):1140-7.
  • Luan FL, Miles CD, Cibrik DM, Ojo AO. Impact of simultaneous pancreas transplantation on cardiovascular risk factors in type 1 diabetic mellitus. Transplantation 2007; 84(4):541-4.
  • Miles CD, Schaubel DE, Lin D, Port FK, Rao PS. The role of donor-recipient relationship in long-term outcomes of living donor renal transplantation. Transplantation 2008; 85(10):1483-8.
  • Luan FL, Zhang H, Schaubel DE, Miles CD, Cibrik D, Norman S, Ojo A. Comparative Risk of Impaired Glucose Metabolism Associated with Cyclosporine versus Tacrolimus in the Late Posttransplant Period. Am J Transplant 2008; 8(9):1871-7.
  • Farry JK, Miles CD, Collins CD, Malani PN. Adverse Events among Renal Transplant Recipients Receiving Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Infusion Therapy. Transplant Inf Dis 2009; 11(3):284-5.
  • Miles, CD, Skorupa JY, Sandoz JP, Rigley TH, Nielsen KJ, Stevens RB. Albuminuria after renal transplantation: maintenance with sirolimus/low-dose tacrolimus vs. mycophenolate mofetil/high-dose tacrolimus. Clin Transplant 2011: 25: 898-904.
  • Stevens RB, Lane JT, Boerner BP, Miles CD, Rigley TH, Sandoz JP, Nielsen KJ, Skorupa JY, Skorupa AJ, Kaplan B, Wrenshall LE. Single-dose rATG induction at renal transplantation; superior renal function and glucoregulation with less hypomagnesemia. Clin Transplant 2012 Jan; 26(1): 123-32.

Articles accepted for publication in scholarly journals

  • Florescu MC, Miles CD, Florescu DF. What Do We Know About Adenovirus in Renal Transplantation? Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation.

Articles submitted for publication in scholarly journals.

  • Westervelt J, Foster K, Mandalapu P, Miles CD. Renal Allograft Pyelonephritis and Fungemia Due to Candida Krusei. Submitted to Kidney International, January 2013.
  • Kalil AC, Florescu MC, Grant W, Miles CD, Morris M, Stevens B, Langnas A, Florescu DF. Risk of Serious Opportunistic Infections after Organ Transplantation: Interleukin-2 Receptor Antagonists Versus Polyclonal Antibodies. A Direct and Indirect Comparison meta-Analysis. Submitted to JAMA, February 2013.

Chapters in books

  • Miles, CD. (2012). Assessment of Renal Function. In E. Lerma & M. Rosner (Eds.), Clinical Decision Making in Nephrology, Hypertension, and Renal Transplantation: A Problem Solving Approach (pp. 11-16). New York: Springer Publishing Company.

Abstracts and preliminary communications

  • Miles CD, Schaubel DE, Liu D, Port FK, Rao PS. Role of fetal-maternal microchimerism in renal transplantation. Oral presentation, AST Fellows' Conference, Cambridge MA, April 2007.
  • Luan FL, Miles CD, Blosser C, Cibrik DM, Norman S, Chopra P, Ojo AO. Cardiovascular risk profile before and after tacrolimus conversion in kidney transplant recipients. Poster presentation, American Transplant Congress, San Francisco CA, May 2007.
  • Farry JK, Miles CD, Malani PN. Occurrence of adverse events among renal transplant recipients receiving home parenteral antimicrobial infusion therapy. Poster presented Department of Internal Medicine Research Symposium, University of Michigan, May 2007
  • Fillaus J, Plumb T, Miles CD, Groggel G, Florescu M, Rao V. Recurrent Membranous Lupus Nephritis in a Renal Allograft Treated with Rituximab. Poster presentation at the National Kidney Foundation Spring Meeting; Dallas, TX April 2-6, 2008
  • Stevens RB, Wrenshall L, Mercer D, Rigley T, Nielsen K, Henning M, Skorupa J, Skorupa A, Sandoz J, Kellogg A, Miles C, Rao V, Groggel G. Sussessful Calcineurin-Inhibitor (CI) Discontinuation Following Early Steroid Withdrawal (ESW) in Renal Allograft Receipients; Reduced Chronic Allograft Nephropathy (CAN) and Improved Renal Function without Increased Rejection or Graft Loss. American Transplant Congress, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 31 - June 4, 2008.
  • Stevens RB, Mercer D, Rigley T, Nielsen K, Henning M, Skorupa A, Sandoz J, Kellogg A, Rao V, Miles C, Groggel G, Wrenshall L. Single-Dose Induction with Rabbit Anti-Thymocyte Globulin (rATG) Safely Improves Renal Allograft Function and Reduces Chronic Allograft Nephropathy. American Transplant Congress, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 31 - June 4, 2008.
  • Gage LJ, Gilroy RK, Miles CD, Rao V, Langnas AN, Plumb TJ. Effect of Liver Transplantation on Allosensitization in Patients with Combined Liver and Kidney Failure. American Transplant Congress, Toronto, Ontario, May 31 - June 4, 2008.
  • Rao V, Lyden ER, Miles CD, Stevens RB, Grant W, Mukherjee S. Outcomes in Combined and Sequential Liver-Kidney Transplants. Poster Session, American Transplant Congress, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 31 - June 4, 2008.
  • Rao V, Miles CD, Sandoz J, Henning ME, Rigley TH, Nielsen KJ, Stevens RB. Predictors of proteinuria in renal transplant recipients treated with sirolimus. Poster Session, American Transplant Congress, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 31 - June 4, 2008.
  • Steven RB, Wrenshall L, Mercer D, Henning M, Rigley T, Skorupa J, Nielsen K, Skorupa A, Freifeld A, Miles C, Rao V, Groggel G. Long Term Follow-Up after Early Steroid Withdrawal and Calcineurin-Inhibitor Minimization in Moderate to High Immunologic Risk Renal Transplant Recipients Including ABO Incompatible and Donor-Specific Antibody (DSA). Poster Session, American Transplant Congress, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 31 - June 4, 2008.
  • Steven RB, Henning M, Rigley T, Nielsen K, Miles C, Rao V, Groggel G, Wrenshall L. A Case-Matched, Retrospective, Single-Center Study Comparing Low-Dose Tacrolimus/Sirolimus and Tacrolimus/MMF after Renal Transplantation with Early Steroid Withdrawal after rATG Induction. Poster Presentation, American Transplant Congress, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 31 - June 4, 2008.
  • See SY, Fillaus J, Ericson E, Stevens RB, Rao V, Miles CD. Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy after kidney transplantation treated with pamidronate. National Kidney Foundation Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, March 2009.
  • See SY, Lyden E, Rao V, Groggel G, Miles C. Proteinuria after Liver Transplantation Is Associated with Decreased Survival. American Transplant Congress, Boston, MA, June 2009.
  • Sia JP, Westervelt JD, Lyden LR, Miles CD. Effect of Prophylaxis Duration on the Incidence of CMV Viremia and Hospitalization Rates in D+/R-Kidney Transplant Recipients. American Transplant Congress, Seattle, WA, May 2013.

Presentations:

  • "Proteinuria in Renal Transplant Recipients Treated with Sirolimus", The Nebraska Medical Center Solid Organ Transplant Educational Outreach Program, Sioux City, IA, November 14, 2007.
  • "Proteinuria in Renal Transplant Recipients Treated with Sirolimus", The Nebraska Medical Center Solid Organ Transplant Educational Outreach Program, Des Moines, IA, December 5, 2007.
  • "Proteinuria in Sirolimus-Treated Renal Allograft Recipients", The Nebraska Medical Center / Optum Health Care Solutions Extraordinary Innovations in Transplantation and Oncology. Omaha, NE, July 22-23, 2008.
  • "Update on Renal Transplantation" American College of Physicians Nebraska Chapter Scientific Meeting. Omaha, NE, October 10, 2008
  • "Anemia after Kidney Transplantation" Nephrology Transplant Nursing Continuing Education Series, The Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, June 24, 2008
  • "Metabolic Bone Disease" Nephrology Transplant Nursing Continuing Education Series The Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, August 26, 2008.
  • "Chronic Renal Allograft Dysfunction" Nephrology Transplant Nursing Continuing Education Series, The Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, December 3, 2008.
  • "Hypertension Pearls", Nephrology Transplant Nursing Continuing Education Series, The Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, January 7, 2009.
  • "Renal Allograft Dysfunction: Tests and Treatment", International Transplant Nursing Society, Nebraska Chapter, January 20, 2009.
  • "Therapeutic Drug Monitoring" Nephrology Transplant Nursing Continuing Education Series, The Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, March 18, 2009.
  • "Post-Transplant: Outpatient and Beyond" 3rd Annual Spotlight on The Nebraska Medical Center: Extraordinary Innovations in Transplantation and Oncology, Omaha, NE, July 20-21, 2010
  • "Overview of Renal Transplantation" Nebraska Academy of Physician Assistants, 37th Annual Spring CME Conference, Kearney, NE, April 12, 2012.
  • "Overview of Renal Transplantation" Omaha District Dental Society, October 9, 2012.
  • "Dialysis in the 21st Century" Dialysis Center of Lincoln Continuing Education Seminar, Lincoln, NE, April 18, 2013.
  • "Continual Readiness in Kidney Transplantation" Extraordinary Innovations in Transplantation and Oncology, Omaha, NE, July 24, 2013.
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