Dr. Francis J. Amede, MD, Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist)
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Dr. Francis J. Amede, MD

Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist) | Nephrology

4/5(18)
2219 Dorrington St Houston TX, 77030
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4/5

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Dr. Francis Amede is a nephrologist practicing in Houston, TX. Dr. Amede specializes in the care and treatment of the kidneys. As a nephrologist, Dr. Amede 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

St. George's University School of Medicine 1991

Board Certification

internal medicine

nephrology

and critical care medicine

National Board of Physicians and Surgeons

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Treatments

  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Failure
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Pneumonia
  • Pain
  • Urinary Tract Infection (uti)
  • Vascular Disease

Fellowships

  • Lenox Hill Hospital nephrology  1999
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai  critical care medicine  2001

Dr. Francis J. Amede, MD's Practice location

Practice At 2219 Dorrington St

2219 Dorrington St -
Houston, TX 77030
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Francis Amede

1213 Hermann Dr Suite 730 -
Houston, TX 77004
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4139 Bellaire Blvd Suite 121 -
Houston, TX 77025
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7707 FANNIN ST STE 270 -
HOUSTON, TX 77054
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Fax: 832-426-4456

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Dr. Francis J. Amede, MD has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 18 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. Francis J. Amede, who serves patients in Houston, Texas

A board-certified nephrologist, Dr. Amede sees patients at Elijah Medical Clinic in Houston, Texas. He is also affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare. Dr. Amede is licensed to practice in North Carolina, California, Ohio, New Mexico, Massachusetts, and Texas.

Dr. Amede acquired his medical degree in 1991 at St. George’s University School of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency at Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School (1994 – 1997), followed by his fellowship in nephrology at Lenox Hill Hospital (1997 – 1999). He further conducted a fellowship in critical care medicine at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (2000 – 2001). 

Subsequent to his education, Dr. Amede attained board certification in internal medicine, nephrology, and critical care medicine through the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons. National Board of Physicians and Surgeons (NBPAS) is committed to providing continuing board certification for both MDs and DOs that reduces physician burden and increases time for patient care, while upholding the highest standards of continuing medical education and lifelong learning.

Nephrology is a specialty of adult internal medicine and pediatric medicine that concerns the study of the kidneys, specifically 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. 

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