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Nephrology

To make an appointment with a VCU Health Internal Medicine physician, please call (800) 762-6161.

Mission

The mission of the Division of Nephrology at the VCU Medical Center is to provide outstanding and compassionate care to patients, excellent teaching and training to fellows, residents, interns, and house staff and remain a global leader in the advancement of research in order to provide effective treatment modalities in the fight against chronic kidney disease.

Vision

The vision of the Division of Nephrology at the VCU Medical Center is to mentor and impart knowledge into future physicians in that they may become productive clinicians, academicians and researchers.

Values

The Division of Nephrology at the VCU Medical Center believes each and every patient should be recognized and valued as a human being and treated with courtesy, compassion and respect.

About Us

Our clinical and basic research interests are varied and encompass renal pharmacology, cardiorenal and hepatorenal syndrome, hypertension, hemostasis in dialysis patients, whole animal research in intravascular volume regulation, molecular biology of mesangial cells and mechanisms of sodium transport. Faculty possesses advanced knowledge in the areas of renal therapies, transplantation and dialysis.

We serve central Virginia's clinical nephrology needs while educating future physicians and remaining on the cutting edge of nephrology and clinical pharmacology research.

The nephrology division works in conjunction with the following sections/programs:

  • Renal section of the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center, headed by George Feldman, M.D.
  • Kidney and Pancreas Transplant program, headed by Anne King, M.D.
  • Clinical pharmacology and hypertension section, headed by Domenic Sica, M.D.

Nationally Ranked

VCU Medical Center is tied at No. 32 for Nephrology by U.S. News & World Report.