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.

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

Holiday, Recipes
Thanksgiving Leftover Tips

And just like that...we're onto Christmas!  But how about the refrigerator full of your Thanksgiving feast? A really popular and comforting dish after the holiday is Turkey Potpie!  And yes, it is kidney-friendly!  Click this...

Nov 27, 2022

Holiday, Recipes
Thanksgiving 2022: No Mash Potatoes

Thanksgiving is THIS Thursday! Yep. If you haven't planned your kidney-friendly meal, we have a few suggestions we'll share. Mashed potatoes are typically a Thanksgiving dinner staple - but not the best choice for a renal...

Nov 21, 2022

Holiday
Veterans Day Gratitude

Veterans Day is observed annually on November 11. It’s a holiday honoring men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces, on the anniversary of the end of World War I. Today we honor all of the Veterans in the United...

Nov 11, 2022

Foodie Friday
Foodie Friday: Grocery Shopping

Being diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) doesn’t mean you have to stop eating the foods you love. Its important to work with your dietician to go over not only the foods you love but also grocery shopping. It is...

Nov 4, 2022

Community, I Shared My Story
Walking the Walk

  Sunday, October 30th was a beautiful day for the 2022 Southern CA Kidney Walk in Long Beach in support of the National Kidney Foundation! Balboa Nephrology and Evergreen Nephrology were honored to have attendees share...

Oct 31, 2022

#ISharedMyStory

My Story: Somone Washington

Somone's story begins as a healthy and vibrant 25 year old young lady. She had just finished graduate school and was on her way to starting a new career. Out of no where, she...

Walking the Walk

  Sunday, October 30th was a beautiful day for the 2022 Southern CA Kidney Walk in Long Beach in support of the National Kidney Foundation! Balboa Nephrology and...

My Story: Sherrell Gay

My Name Is: Sherrell Gay I am a: DONOR FAMILY - 2017/2018 Heart Recipient (2002) Heart/Kidney Recipient (2012) My Story:  Diagnosed Dilated Cardiomyopathy 1994.  Experienced...

My Story: Mary Ann Shoch

My Name is: Mary Ann Shoch I am a: Living Kidney Donor My Story: 10 years ago my brother needed a kidney - never doubted me doing it.  3 years later, my son needed a kidney. ...

My Story: Annette Johnson

My Name Is: Annette Johnson I am a: Kidney Donor My Story: My sister needed a kidney as her only kidney was only functioning at 18%.  We lost our middle sister to MS in 2008...

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"...

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
•  Our team will be able to help you set up your account and activation.

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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