Dr. Ranka Samsa, MD, Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist)
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Dr. Ranka Samsa, MD

Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist) | Nephrology

3/5(15)
5 S Franklin Ave #401 Belleville NJ, 07109
Rating

3/5

About

Ranka Samsa, MD, is a top nephrologist who lends his skills and expertise to serve patients at South Mountain Nephrology LLC in Belleville, New Jersey, which she joined in 2004. She practices alongside Dr. Penny De Franco. Dr. Samsa additionally can be found on staff at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ, Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, NJ, and Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, NJ. Moreover, she is the Medical Director of DaVita Lyndhurst in Lyndhurst, NJ, a role she embraced in 2017. With more than twenty-five years of experience as a nephrologist, she specializes in transplants, dialysis, hypertension, and general nephrology. Dr. Samsa feels that her success is primarily attributable to her hard work, love of her field and medicine, and compassion. When not working, she enjoys outdoor sports and spending time with her family.

Education and Training

MD at University of Zagreb

University Of Zagreb Medical School MD

University of Zagreb 1986

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine- Nephrology

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Areas of expertise and specialization

DialysisHypertensionKidney TransplantNephrology

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Medical Staff Teaching Residents in Mountainside -

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons  
  • American Medical Association  

Fellowships

  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel/Albert Einstein College of Medicine  

Dr. Ranka Samsa, MD's Practice location

South Mountain Nephrology Llc

5 S Franklin Ave #401 -
Belleville, NJ 07109
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5 Franklin Ave Ste 401 -
Belleville, NJ 07109
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New patients: 973-450-8999

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Patient Experience with Dr. Samsa


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Dr. Ranka Samsa, MD has a rating of 3 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 15 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. Ranka Samsa, who serves patients throughout the State of New Jersey.

A highly trained nephrologist, Dr. Samsa is the Medical Director of the DaVita Lyndhurst Dialysis Unit in Lyndhurst, New Jersey, and a Partner at South Mountain Nephrology, LLC in Belleville, New Jersey. 

DaVita Lyndhurst Dialysis Unit is a part of DaVita Kidney Care, which is committed to elevating the health and quality of life of patients around the world. They continue to expand their operations to improve access to health care in ten countries outside the United States. They are on a quest to build the greatest health care community the world has ever seen.

South Mountain Nephrology provides state-of-the-art care tailored to each patient’s needs in Belleville, New Jersey. Their compassionate staff provides patients with educational tools so they can actively participate in improving their health and achieving their goals. For 20 years, these doctors have been encouraging patients to be proactive in their care by providing them with educational resources. Drs. Samsa and Defranco are dedicated to furthering their own knowledge by following all of the new developments in nephrology.

A Croatian native, Dr. Samsa received her medical degree from the University of Zagreb Medical School. She then went on to complete an internship at the Health Care Institute in Zagreb, a Postgraduate Course in Oncology at the University of Zagreb Medical School, and her residency and research fellowship with the Department of Medicine and Nephrology at Holy Spirit Hospital.

After relocating to the United States, she completed her residency in internal medicine, and her fellowship in nephrology and hypertension at Beth Israel Medical Center.

Subsequent to her education, the doctor attained board certification in nephrology and internal medicine 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.

Licensed to practice medicine in New Jersey, Dr. Samsa is an attending physician at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Clara Maass Medical Center, UMC Hackensack/Mountainside Medical Center, Columbus LTACH, and Select Specialty LTACH. In the past, she has been affiliated with Nephrological Associates, PA, from 1998 through 2004.

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 or kidney transplantation when it becomes necessary.

Among her various accolades, Dr. Samsa has been the recipient of the 2021 Top Doctor Award by New Jersey Top Docs.

Additional Information

Ranka Samsa, MD, is a Seasoned Nephrologist with South Mountain Nephrology in Belleville, NJ

Ranka Samsa, MD, is a top nephrologist who lends his skills and expertise to serve patients at South Mountain Nephrology LLC in Belleville, New Jersey, which she joined in 2004. She practices alongside Dr. Penny De Franco. Dr. Samsa additionally can be found on staff at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ, Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, NJ, and Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, NJ. Moreover, she is the Medical Director of DaVita Lyndhurst in Lyndhurst, NJ, a role she embraced in 2017. With more than twenty-five years of experience as a nephrologist, she specializes in transplants, dialysis, hypertension, and general nephrology. Dr. Samsa feels that her success is primarily attributable to her hard work, love of her field and medicine, and compassion. When not working, she enjoys outdoor sports and spending time with her family. For more information about Dr. Ranka Samsa, please visit https://www.rwjbh.org/doctors/ranka-samsa-md/.

Ranka Samsa, MD, is a 1986-graduate of The University of Zagreb/Sveučilište u Zagrebu Medicinski Fakultet. His postgraduate training includes his internship at the Healthcare Institute in Zagreb, Croatia, and residency served at the Holy Spirit Hospital in Croatia. She then relocated to the United States, where she completed a residency in internal medicine and fellowship in nephrology at Mount Sinai Beth Israel/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City, New York. Dr. Samsa attained board certification in internal medicine and nephrology with the American Board of Internal Medicine. She is a member of the American Medical Association and the American College of Physicians. For more information about Dr. Ranka Samsa, please visit https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/8136819-Ranka-Samsa-Nephrologist-%28Kidney-Specialist%29-Bellevil....

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