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Patrick Henry Nachman, MD


Health Networks

  • University of Minnesota Physicians

Languages I Speak

  • English
  • French
  • Arabic

Care Philosophy

Comprehensive care for patients with kidney disease.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Autoimmune Diseases of the Kidney
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetic Kidney Disease
  • End Stage Kidney Disease
  • Glomerular Diseases
  • Hypertension
  • Immunosuppressive Treatment for Glomerular Disease and Vasculitis
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Renal Replacement therapy (Dialysis)
  • Systemic Vasculitis

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA


  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC


  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC (Nephrology)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Nephrology

Recognition and Leadership


  • University of North Carolina; Marion Steadman Covington Distinguished Professor 2016-2018
  • Best Doctors in America 2008-present
  • University of North Carolina Health Care and Faculty Physicians Award for Carolina Care Excellence, 2015
  • University of North Carolina Internal Medicine Housestaff Faculty Award, 2007


  • American Society of Nephrology; Chair, Post Graduate Education Committee
  • American Society of Nephrology; Member, Continuous Professional Development Committee
  • Kidney Health Initiative
  • Food and Drug Administration, Member, Cardiovascular and Renal Drug Advisory Committee
  • Director, Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension

Academic Information

Professor of Medicine. Director, Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension

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