PROVO, UT – September 18, 2017 – Nestor Almeida, MD recently joined Revere Health as its newest nephrologist in Provo.
Almeida grew up in Columbia and received his medical degree from the Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga, Columbia in 1993. He completed his first training in Internal Medicine and Nephrology at the Universidad de Antioquia, in Medellin, Colombia, and moved to the U.S. shortly after. He worked on basic research nephrology in Osmo-regulation at the University of Colorado–Denver, and was awarded a Supplemental Minority Grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH) to study COX-2 inhibitors and Osmo-regulation. Almeida has since worked as a nephrologist in Saint George, Utah for nearly three years.
“Dr. Almeida brings a wealth of diverse and valuable experience in nephrology,” said Revere Health administrator Tyler Colton. “His presence will greatly improve the access to care for our patients.”
Almeida speaks both Spanish and English, and has experience in hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, home dialysis and critical care nephrology. He started and managed the in-patient Plasmapheresis/Therapeutic Plasma Exchange Program at Dixie Regional Medical Center and also aids ins outpatient kidney diseases management, including: primary and secondary glomerulo-nephritides, resistant and secondary hypertension, all stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD), anemia and CDK, CKD-related bone-metabolic diseases and lupus. Almeida has experience in management of kidney transplant patients and also enjoys working with patients who have electrolyte and acid-based disorders, and genetic kidney diseases.
Almeida will offer services in Revere Health’s Provo campus, but will also provide outreach to patients in Richfield, Utah. His personal experiences, research and clinical training continuously renew his interest in this ever-evolving field of the medicine, and Almeida considers his patients to be his greatest successes.
“Kidney diseases can be very challenging to manage,” Almeida said. “I love to make a difference in the lives of my patients by helping them maintain their wellbeing.”
Revere Health Provo Nephrology and Chronic Kidney Disease Center helps patients suffering from diseases and ailments specific to the kidney find the medical care they need. The team stays up to date on the latest in chronic kidney diseases and has the resources to help patients through all stages of treatment and disease.
About Revere Health
Revere Health is the largest independent multispecialty physician group in Utah and employs over 180 physicians and 150 advanced practitioners. Founded in 1969, Revere Health has grown to include more than 100 clinics in both urban and rural areas throughout Utah and Nevada. Revere Health providers offer complete healthcare at every stage of life with multiple family practice locations and 30 medical specialties. As the first Accountable Care Organization accredited by Medicare in Utah, Revere Health is a leader in value-based care and offers a unique, patient-oriented approach to healthcare.