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A physician subspecialised in managing non-surgical kidney disease, who is board-certified in internal medicine and nephrology.


A physician subspecialized in non-surgical kidney disease, who is board-certified in internal medicine and nephrology Meat & potatoes diseases Renal failure, dialysis Salary $175K +10% bonus. Cf Urologist.


A doctor who specializes in the diseases and disorders of the kidneys.
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Patient discussion about nephrologist

Q. I am upset by the lack of privacy at dialysis centers. Does anyone see their nephrologist in private office? My nephrologist comes to see me and examine me while I am receiving dialysis. I understand his talking to me but the exam is objectionable and I am unable to ask personal questions because everyone is listening. I am told they are all old and don't hear us but that is patronizing and extremely rude. Are there rules against this? Why can't we have office visits where there is some privacy?

A. I live in Sault Ste Marie Ontario Canada and if you need to ask personal questions you can make an appointment to see your doctor in the clinic.
But when I was in Calgary Alberta they would make you a appointment every 3 months to see the doctor.

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I think you do it all the time, both consciously and subconsciously," the nephrologist added.
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