Nephrology

Comprehensive clinical care for patient kidney diseases, hypertension and electrolyte disorders

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The Division of Nephrology is committed to providing state of the art care to our patients, training nephrologists and internists, and building strong basic and clinical research programs. Faculty within Nephrology have diverse clinical interests, with expertise in these areas; acute kidney injury, diabetic kidney disease, chronic kidney disease and its complications, in-center and home hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, hypertension, kidney transplantation, glomerulonephritis, disorders of calcium, phosphorous and mineral metabolism, complex electrolyte disorders, complex acid-base disorders, and anemia of chronic kidney diesease.

Faculty within the Division of Nephrology are consistently rated as the top educators in Internal Medicine, and in collaboration with members of the Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology perform clinical and basic research in cardiovascular disease in dialysis and transplantation, clinical transplantation, anemia of chronic kidney disease, acute renal failure, diabetic nephropathy, and the renin-angiotensin system.

Interim Division Chief and Fellowship Director: Troy Plumb, M.D.
Division Administrator: Glennys Hirsh
Clinic Appointments: (402) 559-4015
Phone: (402) 559-9227
Fax: (402) 559-9504

Meet Our Faculty

Troy Plumb, M.D.
Troy Plumb, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Fellowship Director, Interim Division Chief

Troy Plumb, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Department of Nephrology. Dr. Plumb started the Nephrology Fellowship Program in July of 2007 and is the Fellowship Director. He is consistently voted one of the top teachers in Internal Medicine and received the Sir William Osler Resident Teaching Award in 2008. Dr. Plumb's clinical interests include acute kidney injury and chronic disease and he is also the Director of the Home Dialysis Clinic.

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