Skagit Regional Health’s Nephrology
to grow with three board certified physicians serving patients in Skagit, Island and north Snohomish counties.
In addition, the physicians see patients in the outpatient clinic in Mount Vernon and provide oversight for care to those who receive inpatient dialysis at Skagit Valley Hospital, which is the only acute care facility in Skagit and Island counties where the service is available.
Nephrology is a specialty focused on the physiology and diseases of the kidneys. Skagit Regional Health’s providers are part of a full continuum of care available for patients with mid- to late-stage Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), End Stage Renal
Disease (ESRD), hypertension or other kidney diseases, with a goal of halting the progression of chronic illness.
With proper management, support and continuity of care, patients can stabilize and avoid unnecessary hospitalizations. Skagit Regional Health offers one-on-one education, management of high blood pressure or CKD, nutrition classes and personalized diet
planning to meet a patient’s individual needs.