Nephrology


South County Nephrology

South County Hospital’s board-certified nephrologists provide specialized care for southern Rhode Islanders diagnosed with a kidney disorder or high blood pressure. Our team of nephrologists at South County Nephrology treats all aspects of kidney disorders, including:

  • fluid and electrolyte disorders
  • acid-base disorders
  • kidney stones 
  • glomerular diseases 
  • tubulointerstitial diseases 
  • mineral metabolism
  • acute kidney disease 
  • acute renal failure
  • chronic kidney diseases 
  • chronic renal failure

Nephrologists diagnose and treat kidney diseases, including the conditions these diseases can produce, such as hypertension (high blood pressure), as well as diseases that can cause kidney failure, such as diabetes mellitus.

The nephrologists and other physicians who make up the South County Medical Group (SCMG) collaborate and communicate closely with each other and with you to provide coordinated care to treat your kidney disease. The SCMG is a group of highly trained physicians from a variety of specialties, who work together to make certain you get the best possible care, close to home.