Dr. Robert Black, MD

NephrologyMaleAge 75


Dr. Robert Black, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Worcester, MA and has over 48 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Wash U, School of Medicine in 1975. He is affiliated with Saint Vincent Hospital. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Robert Black, MD

Fallon Clinic @ Wmc

123 Summer St Ste 380 Worcester, MA 01608
Accepting new patients

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(508) 363-6126

Accepting new patients

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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Black's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Renal Scan

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Black performs Renal Scan more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Black performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Kidney Transplant Evaluation

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Dr. Black performs Kidney Transplant Evaluation more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Black performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Living Kidney Donor Evaluation

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Dr. Black performs Living Kidney Donor Evaluation more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Black performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Black's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Amyloidosis
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Transplant Evaluation
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Potassium Deficiency
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Scan
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Ultrasound, Kidney
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Dr. Black accepts the following insurance:

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Unfortunately Dr. Black is now retired, but he was a terrific doctor for my renal needs and pre and post kidney transplant. He has a great personality and bedside manner, and weird but good sense of humor. He was my Nephrologist for 39 years. He was also interested in research which made him extremely knowledgeable. I will miss him very much.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
1 person found this helpful
Cathy Mallette – Jul 29, 2020
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About Me


Dr. Robert Black is the Chief of the Nephrology Division at Reliant Medical Group. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Yale University Medical...Read more


  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology


Brigham and Womens Hospital|Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Yale-New Haven Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
Yale-New Haven Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
Wash U, School of Medicine
Medical School


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Does Dr. Robert Black, MD accept any insurance plans?

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Does Dr. Robert Black, MD accept new patients?

New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Robert Black, MD on Healthgrades. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Black's profile.

What conditions does Dr. Robert Black, MD treat?

Dr. Black frequently treats the following conditions: Acidosis, Acute Glomerulonephritis, and Acute Kidney Failure. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Robert Black, MD's office address?

Dr. Black's office is located at 123 Summer St Ste 380, Worcester, MA 01608. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Is Dr. Robert Black, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. Robert Black, MD is affiliated with Saint Vincent Hospital.

Is Dr. Robert Black, MD a board-certified professional?

Yes, Dr. Robert Black, MD holds board certifications in Internal Medicine and Nephrology.

How much experience does Dr. Robert Black, MD have?

Dr. Black has over 47 years of healthcare experience.


Fallon Clinic @ Wmc

Fallon Clinic @ Wmc123 Summer St Ste 380 Worcester, MA 01608

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Black is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Saint Vincent Hospital

Worcester, MA

71% Patients that would definitely recommend, 1% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: State Ranking Award - Stroke Care™ (2023)