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Nephrology | Male

200 TRENT DR #7-8 Durham, NC 27710 Get Directions

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I came to Duke for medical school in 1981 remained here for all of my training and joined the faculty in 1991. I enjoy participating in the care of patients in all phases of kidney disease. I have a special interest in kidney transplantation and I particularly value the opportunity to see the same patient over time.

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Dr. Stephen Smith, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Durham, NC. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Smith is affiliated with Duke University Hospital and Duke Regional Hospital.

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Dr. Smith's Care Philosophy

I came to Duke for medical school in 1981 remained here for all of my training and joined the faculty in 1991. I enjoy participating in the care of patients in all phases of kidney disease. I have a special interest in kidney transplantation and I particularly value the opportunity to see the same patient over time.

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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Nephrology
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
  •  Malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Settlement (5/30/2013)
    • Nature of Complaint: INCIDENT LOCATION: DURHAM, NC /// PRACTITIONER COMMENTS: 40% of award attributed to my care
    • State: North Carolina
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  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Education

  • Medical School
    Duke University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Duke University Hospital

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    Duke University Medical Center

    Completed in 1988

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Duke University Medical Center

    Completed in 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Nephrology

Procedures Performed

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis