Excellence in Nephrology, Hypertension, and Pathology of the Kidney
Dr. Nayer is an academic nephrologist, internist, pathologist, educator, and investigator. He received his medical degree from Cologne University in Germany. After his residency in pathology and internal medicine at Brown University in Rhode Island, he completed his clinical and research fellowship in nephrology, pathology of the kidney, and kidney transplantation at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital affiliated with Harvard University. Later, he studied diabetes mellitus and diabetic kidney disease at Harvard-affiliated Joslin Diabetes Center, the world's preeminent diabetes research and clinical care organization. Dr. Nayer held faculty positions at the Harvard Medical School (Lecturer), Alpert Medical School at Brown University (Assistant Professor of Medicine), and Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami (Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine). During an academic career spanning over nearly two decades, Dr. Nayer practiced consultative nephrology at some of the most prestigious tertiary medical centers in the country. While a faculty at Brown University, he served as consultant nephrologist at the Hallett Center for Diabetes. At the University of Miami Hospital, he served as the Medical Director of the Dialysis and Apheresis Services. Dr. Nayer served as a Medical Director at several dialysis centers including Fresenius and DaVita. Dr. Nayer is considered an expert in inflammatory, glomerular, and metabolic kidney diseases as well as thrombotic microangiopathies. He has published over 60 scientific reports and book chapters on the kidney disease. Dr. Nayer was the principal investigator or co-investigator of several NIH-sponsored clinical trials and has presented his research findings at national and international meetings. He serves on the editorial board of several medical journals and is frequently invited to give a lecture on the kidney disease.