Quality, comprehensive care — delivered with respect and compassion

About East Bay Nephrology Medical Group

About Our Physicians

Our twenty (20) physicians have completed extensive training in the specialty of Nephrology. Following an internship and residency in internal medicine, each physician then completed a fellowship program in the sub-specialty of Nephrology. All of our physicians are board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology.

 

About Our Practice

Established in 1972, our practice offers a wide range of in-office services at a number of convenient office locations including northen Alameda County, western Contra Costa County and southern Solano County. We work with the Kidney Transplant Programs at CPMC, UCSF, Stanford and UC Davis. Our physicians are on staff at all area hospitals to offer hospital based and emergency care for patients as needed. In addition, we provide care for renal dialysis patients at dialysis centers located in AlamedaCounty, Contra Costa County and Solano County.

 

Appointment Scheduling

Please call (510) 841-4525 for appointments.

For questions about our dialysis program please call (510) 841-4525.

 

Insurance Plans and Referrals

Our practice accepts most insurance plans in our area including Medicare, Medicaid, HMO's, PPO's, and indemnity insurance plans. Please check with our insurance staff to verify that we are providers for your plan. If you are part of an HMO or other policy that requires referrals to our office, we are depending on you to contact your primary care physician for a referral prior to your appointment with us. Our business office staff is always happy to answer your billing or insurance related questions and can be reached at (510) 841-0411 or (510) 841-4525.

 

Office Hours, Telephone Calls and Emergencies

Patient care is provided at our offices Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. One or more physicians are on call 24 hours a day. After hours our on-call physician(s) can be reached by calling the answering service at (510) 841-4525. If you are ever in doubt as to the seriousness or severity of your condition or in the case of a medical emergency, call 911 for immediate assistance.

 

Procrit or Aranesp injections and Iron treatments

Procrit or Aranesp injections are given at all locations by appointment during weekday office hours. Iron infusions can be arranged at local infusion centers nearby.

 

Pharmacy and Prescription Refill Information

If you have a prescription related question, please call our office during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. If you need a prescription refilled, call your pharmacy to request the refill or you can request a refill through the patient portal. If necessary, pharmacy will contact us. Please allow 48 hours for a routine refill.

 

Hospitalization

Should your condition require hospitalization, our physicians are on staff at all area hospitals. We will do our best to accommodate your hospital preference, but please understand that your insurance plan may require that you go to a particular hospital for hospital care.