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Improving lives with specialized expertise
The Division of Nephrology works at the forefront of kidney disease management with a faculty devoted to dynamic patient care.
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Delivering expert care with compassion and respect

The goal of the Division of Nephrology is to better the lives of patients with kidney disease and hypertension through sensitive, patient-focused medical care. All of our faculty members are exceptionally trained authorities in general nephrology, and together they provide the highest level of expertise in all areas of kidney disease and hypertension. We offer state-of-the-art treatments and maintain award-winning ratings for patient satisfaction.

Our philosophy is that we can best serve people with kidney disease through outstanding clinical care, with an added emphasis on continuous research into mechanisms and treatment of kidney disease, and by training the next generation of compassionate and highly skilled nephrologists. We are proud of the national recognition we've received for innovative clinical programs and novel approaches to education.


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We're on a mission to maximize transplantation services in the communities we serve. We're proud that several of our facilities have been recognized for their organ donation efforts by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, and LiveOnNY.

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Our leadership

Steven N. Fishbane, MD

Chief of Division - Kidney Diseases and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Chief of Division - Kidney Diseases and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, North Shore University Hospital

Specialties: Nephrology
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