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Dr. X. Patricia Zuniga, MD

Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist) | Nephrology

1030 President Ave Fall River MA, 02720



Dr. X. Patricia Zuniga is a nephrologist practicing in Fall River, MA. Dr. Zuniga specializes in the care and treatment of the kidneys. As a nephrologist, Dr. Zuniga most typically treats conditions like kidney stones, chronic kidney disease, acute renal failure, polycystuc kidney disease, high blood pressure and more. Nephrologists are also experts on kidney transplantation and dialysis. They are usually referred to by primary care physicians for problems related to the kidneys, and while they can perform tests to diagnose kidney disorders, they do not perform surgeries.

Education and Training

Universitat Rovira i Virgili Facultat de Medicina i CiËncies de la Salut de Reus 1993

Board Certification


American Board of Internal Medicine

Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM

Provider Details

Female English, Spanish, French, Portuguese

Areas of expertise and specialization

renal care


  • Rhode Island Hospital nephrology 


  • Rhode Island Hospital

Dr. X. Patricia Zuniga, MD's Practice location

Fall River Nephrology, P.C.

1030 President Ave -
Fall River, MA 02720
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New patients: 401-353-3301, 508-235-6427, 508-675-5858
Fax: 508-235-6654, 508-676-6595

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Dr. X. Patricia Zuniga, MD has a rating of 3 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 5 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist) in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Nephrologist Dr. X. Patricia Zuniga, who serves patients in Fall River, Massachusetts.

With a focus on renal care, Dr. Zuniga is a practicing nephrologist at Fall River Nephrology, P.C. in Fall River, Massachusetts.

“At Fall River, we are here for our patients through any stage of illness or disease, from treating symptoms to diagnosing conditions to finding the best treatment. Our kidney care services in Fall River and southeastern Massachusetts are no exception. With skilled, reliable nephrologists and the latest technologies and treatments, we have what it takes to provide the support you need”.

Back in 1993, Dr. Zuniga graduated with her medical degree from the Rovira I Virgili University, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences in Spain. After relocating to the United States, she performed her post-graduate training in Internal Medicine at Pinnacle Health systems in Harrisburg, PA and her training in nephrology at Rhode Island Hospital.

Subsequent to her education, the doctor attained board certification in internal medicine and nephrology through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world. 

Having been in practice for over two decades, Dr. Zuniga is affiliated with Charlton Memorial Hospital and is the medical director of the ARA-Fall River Kidney Center a provider of in-center and home dialysis. 

Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the kidneys. It is the study of normal kidney function and kidney disease, the preservation of kidney health, and the treatment of kidney disease, from diet and medication to renal replacement therapy. Nephrologists have advanced training in treating kidney disease. They diagnose and treat kidney failure, as well as help patients by prescribing medications, offering special diet advice, and coordinating dialysis care when the time comes. 

On a more personal note, Dr. Zuniga speaks several languages, including Portuguese, Spanish, French, and English.

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