Read a brief Nephrology physician profile and job description
for individuals interested in a career in Nephrology. Nephrology is the field of medicine in which a physician will specialize in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of kidney diseases. A nephrologist will treat and manage people who had a kidney transplant, need dialysis, have high blood pressure or hypertension. A nephrologist will work closely with internal medicine physicians and Urologists. The minimum educational training for a Nephrology doctor is a four-year bachelors degree, usually in a science, four years of medical school, three-year residency in internal medicine or medicine, and two or more years in a Nephrology fellowship. Compensation for a Nephrology physician can be anywhere from $170,000 to $250,000 a year depending on location, experience and practice setup. Please visit American Society of Nephrology or Renal Physicians Association, American Nephrology Nurses’ Association and Wikipedia – the free encyclopedia
for more job, career and clinical information about Nephrology.