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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
Peninsula Kidney Associates; Butler Farm Road, Suite I
Hampton, VA
 

Dr. Merfake Semret works as a nephrologist. He is conversant in Amharic. His professional affiliations include Sentara CarePlex Hospital and Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University, Dr. Semret attended Addis Ababa University Faculty of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Semret accepts Medicaid and Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
501 Butler Farm Road; Suite I
Hampton, VA
 

Dr. Olayiwola Ayodeji's medical specialty is adult nephrology. He honors Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He graduated from the University of Lagos College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Ayodeji has received the distinction of Fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Ayodeji's professional affiliations include Sentara CarePlex Hospital and Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
501 Butler Farm Road; Suite I
Hampton, VA
 

Dr. Hoang-Hai Nguyen, who practices in Hampton, VA, is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. He is affiliated with Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center, Sentara CarePlex Hospital, and Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital. He accepts Medicaid and Medicare insurance. After attending Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Dr. Nguyen completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Dr. Nguyen (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Vietnamese.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
501 Butler Farm Road; Suite I
Hampton, VA
 

Dr. Thomas Beazlie works as an adult nephrologist in Hampton, VA. He is an in-network provider for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He obtained his medical school training at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Dr. Beazlie speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sentara CarePlex Hospital and Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital.

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What is Nephrology?

Nephrology is the medical specialty that deals with diseases of the kidneys. Nephrologists deal with illnesses that are caused by lowered kidney function, such as certain types of hypertension. They also treat illnesses that harm the kidneys, such as acute kidney disease. Other specific diseases and disorders that are treated by a nephrologist include:
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Acute renal failure
  • Blood or protein in the urine (hematuria or proteinuria)
  • Kidney stones
  • Nephritis, or inflammation of the kidneys

Pediatric nephrologists specialize in kidney diseases and disorders affecting infants and children. They may see children for inherited kidney diseases, recurring urinary tract infections, or high blood pressure, among other problems.

A nephrologist may use lab tests, ultrasound, and biopsies to diagnose the problem for their patients. They might prescribe treatments ranging from diet changes to dialysis to transplants. Most kidney problems are chronic, meaning that they last for a long time. Thus, nephrologists get to know their patients well and may treat them for many years.