Dr. Karen Muro M.D.
Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist) | Nephrology497 Winn Way Suite A-210 Decatur GA, 30030
Dr. Karen Muro is a nephrologist practicing in Decatur, GA. Dr. Muro specializes in the care and treatment of the kidneys. As a nephrologist, Dr. Muro 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
Univ Of Ca- Irvine- Ca Coll Of Med- Irvine Ca 1986
University of California 1986
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
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