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Dr. Geoffroy Hallah Patrice

Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist)

Dr. Geoffroy Hallah Patrice is a top Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist) in Brooklyn, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Geoffroy Hallah Patrice is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Geoffroy Hallah Patrice is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Geoffroy Hallah Patrice is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Brooklyn, New York, Dr. Geoffroy Hallah Patrice is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Geoffroy Hallah Patrice
  • Brooklyn, New York
  • SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

What does protein loss through urine mean or indicate?

It means that she has glomerular disease

What is the affect of hypertension on kidneys?

Hypertension, if not well-controlled, could lead to kidney damage.

How many times a week do you have to undergo dialysis?

3 times per week. Dialysis by itself is not a painful procedure, but inserting the needles could be painful.

When is dialysis actually required?

Dialysis is usually indicated whenever the creatinine clearance is less than 10ml/m. However, symptoms of uremia or volume overload can be present before that, diabetic should READ MORE
Dialysis is usually indicated whenever the creatinine clearance is less than 10ml/m. However, symptoms of uremia or volume overload can be present before that, diabetic should be started earlier.

Will kidney infection cause back pain?

You should have a renal sonogram. Back pain can be caused by renal stone, obstructive uropathy, and pylonephritis.

Do protein powders affect the kidneys?

Yes, this may increase the work load of your kidneys. If you’re doing that, you should drink a lot of water.