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A physician subspecialised in managing non-surgical kidney disease, who is board-certified in internal medicine and nephrology.
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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.
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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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Until more details are available about the medical home model, he added, it remains unclear "how it might help or hurt [specialists like] nephrologists. What is more important is how the plan might help or hurt patients.
"It is crucial that physicians, nephrologists and urologists in specific, are constantly updated on the latest developments in field.
Refer patients whose proteinuria is neither transient nor orthostatic but "fixed" to a nephrologist. "These are the kids who are going to have early onset of significant renal disease," Dr.
About two-thirds of the patients (369, 65.8%) were under the care of a nephrologist prior to visiting our centre and 150 (26.7%) were seen earlier by a general medicine physician.
Each demonstration patient was assigned a Kaiser nephrologist to serve as the clinical director of the management team, sometimes in addition to the patient's community nephrologist (if that patient was receiving care in a non-Kaiser facility).
aureus isolates obtained from the patient in December, January, and March, as well as the MRSA from the nephrologist and the dialysis patient, were compared by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE).
He said that now these recently trained urologists and other technicians will run these dialysis machines in place of the nephrologist and related technicians here.
Syed Farhat Abbas, Consultant Nephrologist at Shifa International Hospital sharedthat the risk of developing CKD is at least as high in women as in men, and may even be higher than men.
Whether acute, sub-optimal, or planned, all new start patients on HD are booked to attend a CSI appointment with their primary nephrologist ideally within six weeks.
Dubai: Conducting a technique that has not been carried out on children, a nephrologist from the Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) saved the life of a Dubai boy, Eisa Lashkari.
Dr Amna Khalifa Al Hadari, nephrologist at Dubai Hospital said: "Patients with kidney failures is increasing in the UAE and worldwide." Statistics from the Dubai Hospital's Nephrology department shows an annual 10 per cent increase in the number of patients undergoing dialysis.