Lorien Dalrymple, M.D., M.P.H.

Lorien Dalrymple, M.D., M.P.H.


Internal Medicine



Internal Medicine


  • Associate Professor


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Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

4860 Y St., Suite 0200
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Clinical Interests

Dr. Dalrymple's clinical interests include chronic kidney disease, complications related to chronic kidney disease, and acute and chronic kidney disease requiring dialysis. 

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Dalrymple's research interests include the quality of care and safety in dialysis facilities; the causes and consequences of hospitalization among adults on dialysis; transitions of care; and complications related to chronic kidney disease.




M.D., University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver CO 2000

M.P.H., University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle WA 2006

B.S., Duke University, Durham NC 1996

Internship: Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle WA 2000-2001


Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle WA 2001-2003


Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, University of Washington, Seattle WA 2005-2006

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2013

American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology, 2006

Professional Memberships

American College of Physicians

American Society of Nephrology

National Kidney Foundation

Society for Epidemiologic Research

Honors and Awards

EMR Hospital and Specialty Physician Champion of the Year, 2012

ACRT SCTS Meeting Scholar Poster Presentation Award, 2010

Graduation with Distinction in Psychology, 1996

Magna Cum Laude, Duke University, 1996

Select Recent Publications

Estes JP, Nguyen DV, Dalrymple LS, Mu Y, ?entürk D. Time-varying effect modeling with longitudinal data truncated by death: conditional models, interpretations, and inference. Stat Med. 2016 May 20;35(11):1834-47.

Johansen KL, Dalrymple LS, Glidden D, Delgado C, Kaysen GA, Grimes B, Chertow GM. Association of Performance-Based and Self-Reported Function-Based Definitions of Frailty with Mortality among Patients Receiving Hemodialysis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Apr 7;11(4):626-32.

Dalrymple LS, Mu Y, Nguyen DV, Romano PS, Chertow GM, Grimes B, Kaysen GA, Johansen KL. Risk Factors for Infection-Related Hospitalization in In-Center Hemodialysis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Nov 13. [Epub ahead of print]

Dalrymple LS, Mu Y, Romano PS, Nguyen DV, Chertow GM, Delgado C, Grimes B, Kaysen GA, Johansen KL. Outcomes of Infection-Related Hospitalization in Medicare Beneficiaries Receiving In-Center Hemodialysis. Am J Kidney Dis. 2015 Jan 30 [Epub ahead of Print]

?entürk D, Dalrymple LS, Nguyen DV. Functional Linear Models for Zero-Inflated Count Data with Application to Modeling Hospitalizations in Patients on Dialysis. Statistics in Medicine. 2014 Nov 30;33(27):4825-40.

?entürk D, Dalrymple LS, Mu Y, Nguyen, DV. Weighted Hurdle Regression Method for Joint Modeling of Cardiovascular Events Likelihood and Rate in the U.S. Dialysis Population. Statistics in Medicine. 2014 Nov 10;33(25):4387-401.

Johansen KL, Dalrymple LS, Delgado C, Kaysen GA, Kornak J, Grimes B, Chertow GM. Comparison of Self-report-Based and Physical Performance-Based Frailty Definitions Among Patients Receiving Maintenance Hemodialysis. Am J Kidney Dis. 2014 Oct;64(4):600-7.

Dalrymple LS, Johansen KL, Romano PS, Chertow GM, Ishida JH, Grimes B, Kaysen GA, Nguyen DV. Comparison of Hospitalization Rates among For-Profit and Nonprofit Dialysis Facilities. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Jan;9(1):73-81. Epub 2013 Dec 26.

Dalrymple LS, Katz R, Rifkin DE, Siscovick D, Newman AB, Fried L, Sarnak MJ, Odden MC, Shlipak MG. Kidney Function and Prevalent and Incident Frailty. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013 Dec;8(12):2091-9.

Kaysen GA, Dalrymple LS, Grimes B, Chertow GM, Kornak J, Johansen KL. Changes is Serum Inflammatory Markers are Associated with Changes in Apolipoprotein A1 but not B after the initiation of Dialysis. Nephrology Dialysis Transplant. 2013 Sep 5. [Epub ahead of print].