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

Community, Holiday
Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Today we reflect on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a thought from Balboa Nephrology President, Bijal Patel, MD. We at Balboa must follow the lead of Martin Luther King, Jr. emphasizing integrity, service to...

Jan 16, 2023

Kidney Care, Patient Education
Share Your Story

When you've been diagnosed with kidney disease or any challenging situation, it can help to know you're not alone.  There have been people who have walked in your shoes and it can be helpful to hear about their experiences. ...

Jan 12, 2023

Balboa Announcement, blog, News
Welcome Aboard!

Dr. Leininger Joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group in August 2022 and practices in the East County La Mesa area as well as at Sharp Rees-Stealy Clinics. He attended medical school at Western University, College of...

Dec 28, 2022

Holiday
You Say You Want a “Resolution”?

Deciding and committing to a resolution is a time to reflect on your behavior—both what you've achieved and how you can improve. It's also a time to frame the upcoming year positively. If you are racking your brain coming up...

Dec 28, 2022

Balboa Announcement, News
Welcome to the Team!

Join us in welcoming Dr. Zaid Al-Dahhan to the Balboa Nephrology Team!  Dr. Al Dahhan practices in the Balboa Nephrology Escondido office.  He attended medical school at Ross University School of Medicine and completed his...

Dec 17, 2022

#ISharedMyStory

My Story: Karla

My Name is Karla I am a 2x recipient. My Story:  I am a mother, daughter, sister, attorney and friend!  I get to be all those things because when I needed a kidney, I had...

My Story: Hayden Shock

My Name Is: Hayden Shock I am a Kidney Transplant Recipient. My Story: "I was in San Diego in 2016 when I didn't feel too well.  Had the worst flight back to DC.  Went to an...

My Story: Kate Culhane

My name is Kate Culhane I am a Living Donor. My Story: "When I was not a match for my sister, I donated to the woman who sat next to her in...

My Story: Larry Saks

My Name: Larry Saks I am a recipient. My Story: "I had a liver and kidney transplant 4 years ago.  Doing fantastic and anything ele I can do to tell others, please feel free...

My Story: Lieuko Nguyen

My Name Is: Lieuko Nguyen I am a physician. My Story: I love taking care of children pre-transplant, during and post-transplant as a pediatric nephrologist.  Kidney transplant...

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...

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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