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Enjoy a better life and brighter future through kidney disease treatment and research in San Antonio and South Texas

JESSICA L. PIERCE, M.D., PH.D.

Dr. Jessica Pierce received her MD and PhD from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. She then completed both an internal medicine residency and a nephrology fellowship at University Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. She serves as Renal Transplant Nephrologist and Clinical Faculty at University of Texas Health Science Center.

Education

MD, UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Medicine, 2001
PhD, Biochemistry, UT Health Science Center San Antonio Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1994

Postgraduate Training

Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine, UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Medicine, 2004
Fellowship, Nephrology, UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Medicine, 2006

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine - Nephrology

Professional Organizations, Societies

Bexar County Medical Society
Texas Medical Association

Awards and Honors

Alpha Omega Alpha, 2001
Phi Beta Kappa, 1987
Alumni Scholar, University of Massachusetts, 1987

Publications and Presentations

Kraig E; Pierce JL, Clarkin KZ, Standifer NE, Currier P, Wall KA, Infante AJ (1996), Restricted T cell repertoire for acetylcholine receptor in murine myasthenia gravis. Journal of Neuroimmunology 71:87-95

Pierce JL, Zborowski KA, Kraig E, Infante AJ (1994) Highly conserved TCR beta chain CTR3 sequences among immunodominant acetylcholine receptor-reactive T cells in murine myasthenia gravis. Internal Immunology 6:775-83

Research Experience

1994-1997, Postdoctoral Fellow, human genetics, Laboratories of Dr. Peter O'Connell and Dr. Robin Leach, Department of Cellular and Structural Biology, UTHSCSA

1991-1994, Graduate Student in Biochemistry, Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Anthony J. Infante, Department of Pediatrics, UTHSCSA

1988-1991, Graduate Student in Biochemistry, Laboratory of Dr. Katherine Wall, UTHSCSA

Clinic Locations

Medical Center

5131 Medical Drive, Suite 120
San Antonio, Texas 78229
210.614.1515

Affiliated Hospitals

Christus Santa Rosa - Northwest

2827 Babcock Road
San Antonio, Texas 78229

Methodist Hospital

7700 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78229

University Hospital

4502 Medical Dr.
San Antonio, Texas 78229

St. Luke's Baptist Hospital

7930 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78229

LifeCare Hospital

8902 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78240

Warm Springs Rehab Hospital Medical Center

5101 Medical Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78229

Languages

English