John Kobert, D.O.

John Kobert, D.O.

Nephrology Fellowship – Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC
Internal Medicine Residency, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX
Categorical Medicine Internship – Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ
Luther College, Decorah, Iowa
Saint Olaf College, Northfield, MN
Practice Areas: Nephrology

Academic Appointments:

  • 2000 – 2004 – Department of Medicine Teaching Faculty, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX
  • 1998 – 2000 – Teaching Fellow, Department of Medicine, F. Edward Herbert School of Medicine, Bethesda, MD

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Arizona Medical License #3306 (Withdrawn in Good Standing Jan 2006)
  • ABIM Diplomat in Internal Medicine – 1999
  • ABIM Diplomat in Nephrology – 2001
  • Texas Medical License – 2004-Present

Law Enforcement Background:

  • TCOLE Certified Basic Peace Officer
  • Wilson County Full Time Reserve Deputy Sheriff

Employment History:

  • August 2004 – Present – Clinical Nephrologist – San Antonio Kidney Disease Center, San Antonio, TX
  • January 2007 – July 2010 and August 2012 – Present – Medical Director – Floresville DaVita Hemodialysis Unit, Floresville, TX
  • August 2010 – August 2012 – Medical Director – Kerrville DaVita Home, In-Center, Acute Dialysis Unit
  • August 2011 – August 2012 – Medical Director, Peterson Regional Medical Center Intensive Care Unit, Kerrville, TX
  • June 2006 – Present – Medical Director – Wilson County Jail
  • January 2008 – July 2010 – Chief of Primary Care Department, Connally Memorial Medical Center, Floresville, TX
  • June 2001 – July 2004 – Chief of Nephrology Service/Clinic, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX
  • July 2000 – June 2001 – Assistant Chief of Nephrology Service, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX
  • July 2000 – June 2001 – Medical Director, Hemodialysis Unit, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX
  • July 2000 – December 2003 – Commanding Officer, 151st HAT-D, U.S. Army Deployable Hemodialysis Team, Ft. Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX

Professional Memberships:

  • American Society of Nephrology
  • Sheriff’s Association of Texas

Honors and Awards:

  • 1995 – Sigma Sigma Phi (National Honorary Osteopathic Medical Fraternity)
  • 1997 – Winner “Outstanding Basic Science Research Project” In vitro HIV replication and cortisol; South Texas American College of Physicians Associates annual meeting
  • 1997 – Army Achievement Medal for HIV replication and cortisol project
  • 1998 – Army Commendation Medal for performance as an Internal Medicine Resident
  • 1999 – Chief of Nephrology Fellows, Walter Reed A.M.C.
  • 1999 – Ran and completed the U. S. Marine Corps Marathon in Washington D.C.
  • 2003 – Army Achievement Medal for planning and running the Nephrology session of the 2003 Army American College of Physicians meeting.
  • 2004 – “Outstanding Staff” Educator – Academic Year 2003-2004 – Top Department of Internal Medicine Staff Physician teaching award out of over 50 Internal Medicine physicians
  • 2004 -Meritorious Service Medal for performance as Chief of the Nephrology Service, Brooke Army Medical Center

Research and Publications:

  • HIV replication and cortisol – In vitro effects of cortisol on HIV replication as measured by p24 antigen content of HIV infected CD4+ cells in serum free media. John E Kobert, D.O., Kevin Carlin, M.D., South Texas ACP associates Annual Meeting 1997
  • Perfenidone, Enalapril and Lovastatin Given in Combination Completely Prevent Histologic Changes Associated with PAN-Induced FSGS in the RAT. Kevin P Stiles, John E Kobert, Mary Cooper, Luanna, Kiandoli, Sharda Sabnis, Christina M Yuan.
  • Inpatient drug prescription in patients with renal insufficiency. Scotte Hartronft, M.D., Dan J. Salzberg, M.D., John E Kobert, D.O.
  • Tacrolimus induced renal tubular acidosis – Development of a rat model. John E Kobert, D.O., Luanna Kiandoli, Sharda Sabnis, M.D., Christina M Yuan, M.D.“Protein Supplementation – An Unusual Cause of Hypernatremia.” Kobert John, Welch Paul: Abstract, AJKD Vol 11 A0581, Sep 2000. Presented at the ASN in 2000
  • “Concurrent Beer Potomania and SIADH in a 47-Year-Old White Male.” Simon James, Mong Dennis, Kobert John: – Abstract, AJKD, Vol 4(4), A34, Apr 2003.
  • Chronic anemia, nodular infiltrates, and microscopic hematuria in an elderly female. A case of Microscopic Polyangiitis. Neal Das, DO, CPT; Pedro Lucero, MD, MAJ; John Kobert, DO, MAJ. South Texas ACP Associates Meeting 2004
departments: Floresville Clinic, Kenedy Clinic, Pleasanton Clinic
positions: Nephrology