Welcome to
Balboa Nephrology

Our Vision

We deliver superior and consistent care in support of every patient with kidney disease.

Our Mission

We are the model of exceptional care for people with kidney disease and their families and communities.

We’re changing the dynamics of kidney care.

Learn how we’re taking Patient-Centered Care to the next level by collaborating with Evergreen Nephrology.

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From Dialysis to Advanced Kidney Care and Transplants

Consultation experts for chronic kidney disease (CKD), hypertension treatment, dialysis technology, and transplantation

Interventional Nephrology

Medical Director leadership at dialysis clinics

Vascular Access Center for fistula, graft, and catheter insertion and maintenance

Balboa Institute of Transplantation

Leaders in kidney research through our partnership with California Institute of Renal Research offering clinical trial opportunities for patients.

Consultation experts for chronic kidney disease (CKD), hypertension treatment, dialysis technology, and transplantation

Vascular Access Center for fistula, graft, and catheter insertion and maintenance

Interventional Nephrology

Balboa Institute of Transplantation

Medical Director leadership at dialysis clinics

Leaders in kidney research through our partnership with California Institute of Renal Research offering clinical trial opportunities for patients.

Learn more about the multitude of services we offer.

Your Kidney Connection

blog, Foodie Friday, Recipes
Foodie Friday: Pizza Night

In some households, pizza is a family occasion and planned as a weekly treat.  This doesn't have to change if you have CKD or ESRD!  Its all about portion control and of course...the right recipe.  Here's a fantastic,...

Sep 16, 2022

National Days
Nephrology Nurses Week

The American Nephrology Nurses Association has declared the second week of September Nephrology Nurses Week.   Nephrology Nurses oversee dialysis treatments required by patients suffering from acute or chronic kidney failure....

Sep 16, 2022

Foodie Friday
Foodie Friday: Cool It Now

Happy Foodie Friday! Whew! Its been hot. How have you been keeping cool? We found some delicious frozen recipes from our friends at DaVita that might help you cool down. Not only is there a summery watermelon cooler recipe,...

Aug 26, 2022

Community
What’s Your Story?

We had such an amazing experience partnering with Evergreen Nephrology at the Transplant Games earlier this month. It was incredible to hear so many stories about transplantation and donation. We'll continue to share these...

Aug 15, 2022

#ISharedMyStory

My Story: Debbie Labud

My Name is: Debbie Labud I am a: Transplant Recipient My Story: I have a genetic disease called alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency.  Found out when I was 36 years old, by the time...

My Story: Judy Gradisek

My Name is: Judy Gradisek I am a: Kidney/Pancreas Recipient My Story: "I was a diabetic since the age of 15; at the age of 40, I needed a kidney. November 2000 I received a...

My Story: Shelii Spana

My Name Is: Shelii Spana I am a: Transplant Recipient My Story: "My name is Sheli Spana, a pharmacist and Diabetes Educator for Madison, MS.  I lost both of my kidneys to...

My Story: Tammy

My Name Is: Tammy I am a: Kidney Recipient My Story: In 1997, I got a perfect match kidney from the waiting list.  It has made so much possible.  "25 years"...

Stories Are Powerful Tools

This 5-minute video is based on testimonials Balboa Nephrology and our partner, Evergreen Nephrology collected at the recent Transplant Games of America . The video's...

My Story: Stacie Becker

My Name Is: Stacie Becker I am a: Heart Transplant Recipient My Story: Diagnosed with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy at age 14.  20 first ICD. 21-17 hour major open heart...

My Story: Jameka

My Name Is: Jameka I am a: Kidney Recipient My Story: 2 time Kidney Transplant Recipient who is honored to be given the gift of...

My Story: Anonymous

I am a: 2 Time Kidney Transplant Recipient My Story: My story started when I was a kid at 13 knowing I had kidney disease.  Months later, my mom wanted to make sure she gave...

My Story: Rick Gadisek

My Name Is:  Rick Gradisek I am a: Kidney Donor My Story: Over 20 years ago my sister received a kidney + pancreas in summer of 2019.  Her original kidney began to fail. ...

Superior Care for Every Patient

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•  Patient-centered care for people with kidney disease
•  Top Nephrologists in Imperial Valley, Orange County and San Diego
•  Telehealth & phone appointments available
•  Please call (858) 810-8000 if you do not have access to the MyChart Patient Portal
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