MMSc, Harvard University School of Medicine, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Fellowship, Nephrology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
MD, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
BS, Biochemistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Dr. Xue’s research focuses on improving mortality rates and quality of life for patients with renal disease while striving to reduce health care costs within an integrated health care network. She is evaluating the mortality and quality-adjusted survival rates for elderly patients with advanced chronic kidney disease in Kaiser Permanente Southern California.
Dr. Xue is also working to to identify the impact of advanced chronic kidney disease on related morbidities such as dialysis access-related procedures; hospitalizations; and the referral rates to skilled nursing, long-term care, palliative care, and hospice care.