Dr. Hays Named TXACP Advocate of the Year

Dallas Nephrology Associates is proud to announce that Steven R. Hays, MD, FACP, is the recipient of the TXACP Services Snyder/Chumley Advocate of the Year award. Dr. Hays was presented the award in a virtual reception on Friday, April 30. TXACP is the advocacy arm of the Texas Chapter of the American College of Physicians.  … Continued

DNA President and CEO Dr. Liang Elected to RPA Board

Effective March 17, 2021, Dallas Nephrology Associates President and CEO Alexander Liang, M.D. will be elected to the Board of Directors of the Renal Physicians Association.  Dr. Liang has been involved with the RPA for several years, including his contribution of several papers and lectures at annual meetings. “It is such an honor to have … Continued

Let’s Celebrate Kidneys in March

National Kidney Month is celebrated the entire month of March and is a time when communities across the U.S. increase awareness about kidney disease. World Kidney Day is a global campaign aimed at raising awareness of the importance of our kidneys and is celebrated every year on the second Thursday of March. In 2021, we … Continued

16 Dallas Nephrology Associates’ physicians voted 2020 D Magazine’s Best Doctors in Dallas

Dallas Nephrology Associates (DNA) would like to congratulate our 16 physicians who were voted to the D Magazine Best Doctors in Dallas and Collin County in 2020. Our physicians continue to take the lead in fighting Chronic Kidney Disease, Diabetes and Hypertension through leadership roles in education and research. View the D Magazine Feature. Look … Continued

Congratulations to our ASN Kidney Week Doctors

Congratulations to Dr. Roberto Collazo-Maldonado and Dr. Hassan Alhalabi of Dallas Nephrology Associates for their contributions to the American Society of Nephrology ASN Kidney Week 2020!  Three of Dr. Collazo-Maldonado’s abstracts were accepted for the virtual event: Severe Rhabdomyolysis in the Time of Coronavirus Diagnosing Vasculitis in the Era of COVID-19: A Diagnostic Dilemma for House … Continued

Advance Directives

What is an Advance Directive? A gift to your support person (people) letting them know what matters most to you. Usually, the first step is to choose a Healthcare Agent. This person would be the one you trust to make decisions for you IF you cannot do so yourself. A written plan for loved ones and health care providers … Continued

Fistula Arm Exercises

Improve your access outcome by exercising your fistula arm before and after placement. Prior to dialysis, the exercises will increase vein size and will build up the vein after to provide muscle tone for vein stability and easier needle placement. Ask your doctor which arm will be used for your access. This is your “Access … Continued