Nephrology Fellowship at Methodist Dallas Medical Center
The Methodist Health System Nephrology Fellowship Program started in August 2012 and now trains four fellows each year.
The Nephrology Fellowship Program received full accreditation from the ACGME in May 2012. Our Nephrology Fellowship is a two year clinical program that prepares trainees in all areas of clinical nephrology including:
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Renal Replacement Therapies
- Glomerular Diseases
The Nephrology Fellowship Faculty is comprised of 12 board certified nephrologists dedicated to patient care and teaching. We offer our fellows weekly conferences, monthly journal clubs, and discussions of kidney biopsy cases.
About Methodist Dallas
Methodist Dallas Medical Center is strategically situated in close proximity to downtown Dallas and attracts a diverse spectrum of patients with problems ranging from general gastrointestinal and liver disorders to those with complex disorders requiring tertiary care expertise. Founded in 1927, Methodist Dallas is a 515 bed tertiary teaching center with a Level I Trauma Center (one of three in Dallas) and fully accredited by the Joint Commission. The Methodist Dallas medical staff includes over 250 physicians in over 60 specialties that serve the primary care needs for Dallas. Other post-graduate programs include residencies in Internal Medicine, Surgery, and Obstetrics and Gynecology and fellowship training in Gastroenterology and Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery.
Methodist Dallas has been well known for its kidney/pancreas transplant program. Methodist Dallas is now also a tertiary referral center for complex hepatic and pancreaticobiliary disorders. The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas manages patients with all types of liver diseases and has been offering liver transplantation services since 2003. More than 50 liver transplants are performed each year. More than 5,500 interventional procedures are performed in the John R. Ford Center for Digestive Diseases GI Lab.
Nephrology Fellowship Program Director
Roberto L. Collazo, MD
Program Director, Nephrology Fellowship Program Methodist Dallas Medical Center
For more information about the Nephrology Fellowship Program at Methodist Dallas, please contact Kay Chapa at 214-947-2285 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Texas law prohibits hospitals from practicing medicine. Dr. Collazo and all other physicians providing training oversight for fellows in and the fellows participating in the Nephrology Fellowship, are independent practitioners on the medical staff at Methodist Health System. The physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff including those participating in the Nephrology Fellowship are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System.