Name:  J. Walden Retan, M.D.
Date of Birth:   XXXXXXXXXXX XX, 1930
Place of Birth:    Syracuse, New York
Citizenship:   United States
Social Security #  XXX-XX-XXXX
Mailing Address: Home and office: 177 Oak Ridge Lane
Talladega, Al. 35160-8303
Former office addresses: 1701 9th Ave S., Birmingham (1966-1979)
956 Montclair Road #101, Birmingham (1979-2004)
3105 Warrington Road, Mountain Brook, Al (2004-2012)
Retirement Status: Retired November 15, 2009 from solo private practice
of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics.
Telephone: 205-266-4928
Fax:  (none)
E-mail: drretan@waldenretan.com
Marital Status: Married Carol Retan, February 1955
Two living children.
Carol died July 28, 1998.
Married Josephine Davis Retan
January 5, 2001.
   Education:  1944-48 Phillip Exeter Academy
Exeter, New Hampshire
1948-50 Hamilton
College, Clinton, New York

1950-51 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

1953-57 State University of New  York
of Medicine at Syracuse.  M.D. (cum laude)

1957-58 Internship (Medicine) Peter
Bent Brigham Hospital,
Boston MA

1958-59 Junior Assistant Resident, Medicine, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston MA

1959-61 Research Fellow, Renal Division (Dr. John P. Merrill, Chief) Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, MA.
 Teaching Appointments 1959-61  Assistant in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

1961-63 Assistant Professor of Medicine, Wayne State University College of Medicine; Director, Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Detroit Receiving Hospital, Detroit, Michigan

1964-65 Assistant Professor of
Medicine, University of Alabama
Medical School; Member, Department of Medicine (and
later of Pediatrics); Renal Divisions of University Hospital
and Children's Hospital, Birmingham, Al.                
  Hospital Appointments 1966-present.  Baptist Medical Center Montclair, (2006-renamed Trinity Medical Center). Active Staff, 1966-2009; Honorary Staff,
2009-present, Department of Medicine. 
Birmingham, Alabama

1966-96; 2000-present St Vincent's Hospital, Courtesy Staff 1966-96, 2000-08; Consulting Staff 2008-09, Emeritus Staff 2009-present, Department of Medicine, Birmingham, Al.

1969-2009  Brookwood Hospital Courtesy Staff, Department of
Medicine, Birmingham, Al (Inactive)

2001-2009 Select Specialty Hospital, Department of Medicine, Birmingham, AL.  Staff member.

1958 Alpha Omega Honor Medical Society

1958 Diplomat American Board of Medical Examiners

1967 Diplomat American Board of Internal Medicine

969 Fellow of the American College of Physicians

1994-2004 Diplomat American Board of Internal Medicine Geriatric Medical Examination

 Memberships Jefferson County Medical Society

Medical Association State of Alabama

American College of Physicians

Physicians for a National Health Program
          Coordinator, Alabama Chapter

Health Care for Everyone - Alabama. 
          State Coordinator
 Military Service  United States Air Force.
          Enlisted 1951
Officer Candidate School 1952. 
          Discharge (honorable) 1953.
Publications  Accelerated Skin Graft Rejection in Humans Pre-Immunized
          with Homologous Peripheral Leukocytes.
          Eli A. Friedman, J. Walden Retan, David C. Marshall,
          John P. Merrill
          J.  Clin. Invest. 40(12):2162, 1961

A New Technique of Bypass Cannulation for Intermittent
          Harvey Y. Lewis and J. Walden Retan
          Transactions of the American Society for Artificial Internal
          Organs 9:62-66, 1963

 Microembolic Complications of Atherosclerosis,
          J. Walden Retan, M.D. and Robert E. Miller, M.D.

      Archives of Internal Medicine, Volume 118, Page 534, 1966

Repeated Dialysis of Indigent Patients for Chronic Renal Failure,
          J. Walden Retan, M.D. and Harvey Y. Lewis, M.D.
         Annals of Internal Medicine, Volume 64, Page 284, 1966

Clinical Studies with Cephalothin.
          Wilson, Frances M., Retan, J. Walden, A. Martin Lerner.      
          Journal of Urology  Volume 96, pages 534-540, 1966

Furosemide in the Treatment of Acute Poststreptococcal Glomerulonephritis,
          J. Walden Retan, M.D.  and Hugh C. Dillon, Jr., M.D.

      Southern Medical Journal, Volume 62, Page 157, 1969
Renal Disorders and Hypertension
          J. Walden Retan
          in The Adolescent Patient
          William A. Daniel Jr. M.D. Editor, C.V. Mosby 1970

Vasodilation in the Treatment of Hypertension (letter)
          J. Walden Retan
          New England Journal of Medicine 282(19):1103, 1970

          (my name was withheld by my request)
          J. General Internal Medicine 21(9):1001 2006