Dr. Frank David Newby M.D., PH. D
Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist) | Nephrology1506 Broadrick Dr Dalton GA, 30720
Dr. Frank Newby is a nephrologist practicing in Dalton, GA. Dr. Newby specializes in the care and treatment of the kidneys. As a nephrologist, Dr. Newby 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.
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- Lactate production in adipose tissue: a regulated function with extra-adipose implications.
- Altered aminoglycoside volume of distribution in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
- Model of spontaneous obesity in aging male Wistar rats.
- Regional differences in adipocyte lactate production from glucose.
- Determinants of protein turnover in health and disease.
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