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- Nephrology (Kidney)Apheresis, Critical Care Nephrology, Chronic Kidney Disease
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About Natalie Sweiss, MD, FASN
Natalie Sweiss, MD, is a board-certified nephrologist who cares for patients with kidney disease including chronic kidney disease, end-stage kidney disease and acute kidney injury. She provides apheresis and hemodialysis treatments to chronic and acute patients.
Dr. Sweiss' past research interests include diabetic kidney disease, adiponectin effects on the kidney, and the accuracy of home blood pressure monitoring. She is a fellow of the American Society of Nephrology (FASN) and has won several awards over the years, including the National Institutes of Health Physician Scientist Training Grant. She was also selected as chief resident after completing residency training. Dr. Sweiss continues to provide regular training to nephrology fellows, internal medicine residents and medical students.
Dr. Sweiss completed fellowship training in nephrology and hypertension at UC San Diego School of Medicine, and residency training at Scripps Clinic and Scripps Green Hospital in San Diego. She received her medical degree from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, Ill. Dr. Sweiss completed additional training in home dialysis at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine. She is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology.
Outside of work, Dr. Sweiss enjoys spending time with her family.
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For more information, see Nephrology / Hypertension.
- Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL
- Scripps Green Hospital, La Jolla, CA
- UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA
Date Joined Staff
- American Board of Internal Medicine
Conditions and Treatments
- Chronic Kidney Disease
- Acute Kidney Injury
- End-Stage Kidney Disease