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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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After the development of our DIN program and the initiation of performance of PD access procedures by the interventional nephrologist, our typical time between when a patient chooses PD and receives a PD catheter has been shortened from 4-6 weeks to only 1 week (Asif et al.
The camp is only to help consulting and counselling a nephrologist which is very critical.
Nephrologists have long reported that late referral of patients with chronic kidney disease can adversely affect clinical outcome by delaying the introduction of therapeutic measures and potentially exacerbating uremic complications.
COLORADO SPRINGS -- The sheer magnitude of the epidemic of chronic kidney disease is such that nephrologists simply can't manage it by themselves--general internists and family physicians will have to carry the bulk of the load, Stuart Senkfor, M.
This article is written predominantly from the perspective of the practicing nephrologist rather than the practicing nephrology NP.
To improve the patient's general care or prolong the development of end-stage renal disease, patients who are diagnosed with chronic kidney disease [CKD] should see a nephrologist as early as possible to get optimal care for their disease.
Lindheimer, a nephrologist at the University of Chicago and a medical advisor to the Preeclampsia Foundation.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Elderly patients referred to a nephrologist were more likely to have advanced renal disease and require immediate dialysis than were younger patients, Dr.
Weitzel, a nephrologist at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
Curhan, a nephrologist and epidemiologist at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.
Grantham, a nephrologist at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City.
However, there are other pathways by which protein may affect kidney cancer risk, notes nephrologist Wayne A.