Division of Nephrology

The Division of Nephrology staffs an inpatient renal and transplantation service at Augusta University. Consult services at Augusta University and the VA Medical Center cover the spectrum of acute and chronic renal failure, acid-base/electrolyte disorders, immunologic renal disease, hypertension and renal artery disease.

Outpatient activities include the hemodialysis center and clinics in renal transplantation, peritoneal dialysis follow-up and general nephrology. Conferences include nephrology grand rounds, renal biopsy, renal imaging, journal club and problem case conferences. Opportunities for clinical research are available with current areas of interest including dialysis, hypertension, transplant immunosuppression, renal osteodystrophy and renal-endocrine interactions.

Augusta University Nephrology Mission Statement

To promote exceptional care for patients with renal diseases by maintaining high standards for education & enhancing the skills, knowledge and professional competence of our trainees and nephrologists

Engage in biomedical research related to the kidney, kidney disorders and renal replacement therapies & transplantation.

Too improve the delivery of nephrology healthcare in the community.

How we will get there:

Renal disease is an epidemic in the Southeastern US. Leading causes of kidney failure are high blood pressure and diabetes. At Augusta University, we have scientists and clinicians working to find cures and therapies to reduce kidney failure and improve access to transplantation.

How you can help:


Your support is critical to our success. Please join the effort to support renal research.

  • Sponsor a student research travel award - $1,000 – 2,000
  • Sponsor a Distinguished Speaker Seminar - $2,500-5,000
  • Sponsor a Augusta University Nephrology Pilot Research Project - $5,000 – 10,000
  • Endowment of a Lectureship - $10,000
  • Sponsor Nephrology research related equipment  - $25,000 – 50,000
  • Endowment of a transplant fellow - $100,000
  • Endowment of a laboratory - $250,000 – 500,000
  • Endowment of a Chair in Renal/Transplant research - $1,000,000


A two year fellowship in nephrology is offered.

A one year fellowship in transplant nephrology is offered.


Division of Nephrology
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
1120 15th Street, BA-9413

  Brandi McCorkle