Nathan C. Birch, MD
Nathan C. Birch, MD

Nathan C. Birch, MD

Assistant Professor
School of Medicine, Omaha Campus

Academic Appointments


  • Medicine


  • Assistant Professor

Publications and Presentations


  • Birch N, Fillaus J, Florescu M:  The effect of statin therapy on the formation of arteriovenous fistula stenoses and the rate of reoccurrence of previously treated stenoses.  Hemodialysis International 10(1111): 1542-47, 2012, Hemodialysis International, 10(1111), 1542-47, 2012
  • Birch N, Lomneth C, Plumb T:  Teaching the Renal Biopsy. State of current teaching methods and a process for teaching and documenting competency.  Submitted for review to Clinical Nephrology 10/2012, Clinical Nephrology, 2012
  • Florescu M, Birch N:  Statin Therapy and Hemodialysis Vascular Access -
    Were we bringing a knife to a gunfight and were hoping to win?  Seminars In Dialysis 25(6):  700-2, 2012, Seminars in Dialysis, 25(6), 700-2, 2012
  • Nowatzke W, Sarno MJ, Birch NC, Stickle DF, Eden T, Cole TG: Evaluation of an assay for serum 1,5-anhydroglucitol (Glycomark) and determination of reference intervals on the Hitachi 917 analyzer. Clinica Chimica Acta 350(1): 201-209, 2004, Clinica Chimica Acta, 350(1), 201-209, 2004
  • Birch NC, Radio S, Horslen S: Metastatic Hepatocellular Carcinoma in a Patient with Niemann-Pick, Type C.  Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 37(5): 624-626, 2003, Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 37(5), 624-626, 2004
  • Birch NC: Disseminated Histoplasmosis an Unusual Manifestation of Disseminated Histoplasmosis and Infection with the human immunodeficiency virus. Consultant 44(13): 118-119, 2004, Consultant, 44(33), 118-119, 2004
  • Birch NC, Antonescu, Nelson M, Sarran L, Neff JR, Seemayer T, Bridge JA: Inconspicuous Insertion 22;12 in Myxoid/Round Cell Liposarcoma Accompanied by the Secondary Structural Abnormality der(16)t(1;16). Consultations in Molecular Diagnostics 5(3): 191-194, 2003, The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics, 5(3), 191-194, 2003
  • Birch NC, Stickle DF: Example of use of a desktop scanner for data acquisition in a colorimetric assay. Clinica Chimica Acta 333(1): 95-96, 2003, Clinica Chimica Acta, 333(1), 95-96, 2003
  • Birch NC, Stickle DF, Young A, Medina P, Hinrichs ST: Evaluation of Urine Specimen Integrity in a Public Health STD Screening Program. American Journal of Pathology 4: 119-123, 2003, American Journal of Clinical Pathology, 4, 119-223, 2003
  • Anderson J, Birch NC: Epidermoid Cyst of the Testis. Consultant 43(1): 129, 2003, Consultant, 43(1), 129, 2003
  • Buddingh EP, Naumann S, Nelsons M, Neff  JR, Birch NC, Bridge JA:  Cytogenetic Findings in Benign Cartilaginous Neoplasms. Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics 141(2): 164-168, 2003, Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics, 141(2), 164-168, 2000


  • Madhu Pendurthi MBBS MPH, Neelima Nallapaneni MBBS, Amy Werth MD, Nathan Birch MD:  Zieve’s Syndrome: Uncommon presentation of acute alcoholism,  American College of Physician- Nebraska Chapter;  Omaha, NE, 2011

Awards and Honors

  • First place for NWI post presentation- revision of nursing triage to the PACT, 2012
  • Outstanding Educator Award, UNMC, 2011