Dr. Nicolaos V. Athienites, MD, is a board-certified nephrologist currently serving his patients at Renal Medical Care in Brockton, Massachusetts. To ensure his patients receive the best care, he specializes in general nephrology, amyloidosis, acute kidney failure, and acidosis. To begin his career, Dr. Athienites earned his medical degree from the National & Kapodistrian Univeristy of Athens in 1986. From there, he completed his residency at Newton-Wellesley Hospital followed by his fellowship at Tufts Medical Center. With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Athienites remains up to date with the latest medical advancements in his field with professional memberships with the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Nephrology, and the Massachusetts Medical Society. In addition to serving his patients at Renal Medical Care, Dr. Athienites also serves as an Assistant Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. On a more personal note, he is fluent in English and Greek.
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Education and Training
MD at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
University of Athens School of Health Sciences 1986
American Board of Internal Medicine- Nephrology
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Assistant Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine -
- Received Scholarships Through All 6 Years of Medical School
- Tufts Medical Center
Professional Society Memberships
- American College of Physicians, American Society of Nephrology, Massachusetts Medical Society
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Nicolaos Athienites received his medical degree in 1986 from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Thereafter, he trained at Newton-Wellesley Hospital and underwent a nephrology fellowship at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Athienites is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He remains as a distinguished member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Nephrology, and the Massachusetts Medical Society. Dr. Athienites is an established Nephrologist who has been practicing for over 23 years and is currently serving patients at Renal Medical Care in Brockton, Massachusetts. He is also is affiliated with Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital and South Shore Hospital. Furthermore, he is an Assistant Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the kidneys: 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. As a Nephrologist, Dr. Athienites continues to provides exceptional services in general nephrology, amyloidosis, acute kidney failure, and acidosis. He attributes his success to Herculean perseverance and in his spare time, he enjoys ancient Greek exercises and Calisthenics.
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