Vaccines for CKD Patients: Influenza (Flu) and Pneumonia

Vaccinations are not just for kids! Vaccines have greatly reduced many infections that previously killed or seriously hurt people and are especially important if you have certain health conditions such as kidney disease. By getting vaccinated you will reduce your chance of becoming seriously ill or dying from these diseases and also protect the people … Continued

Congratulations to the 17 Dallas Nephrology Associates’ physicians voted to the D Magazine Best Doctors in Dallas 2018!

Congratulations to the 17 Dallas Nephrology Associates’ physicians voted to the D Magazine Best Doctors in Dallas 2018! For more than 45 years, DNA has been caring for patients with kidney disease, hypertension, transplants, and complicated electrolyte disorders. DNA maintains an unparalleled commitment to providing personalized patient care using the latest state-of-the-art technologies.  The top … Continued

A Kidney-Friendly Tailgate Party

Autumn is here, and for many people, that means sports! Friends may huddle around the big screen, or maybe you pack the car to head to the school game. Either way, meals and snacks can still meet your nutrition goals. Feel confident that cooking without added salt will always put YOU on the winning team! … Continued

DNA Welcomes Dr. Asa Deep Koganti

Dallas Nephrology Associates (DNA) welcomes, who joined our group practice in February 2018. Dr. Koganti sees patients at our Fort Worth offices. In 2002, Dr. Koganti received his medical degree while attending the Osmania Medical College in Hyderabad, India.  He completed his internal medicine residency in 2013 at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook … Continued

DNA Welcomes Dr. Kyle Smith

Dallas Nephrology Associates (DNA) welcomes Dr. Kyle Smith, who joined our group practice in February 2018.  Dr. Smith is an Interventional Nephrologist and sees patients at our Dallas and Plano Vascular Centers. Dr. Smith attained his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center – Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, … Continued

DNA Welcomes Dr. Faryal Niazi

Dallas Nephrology Associates (DNA) welcomes Dr. Faryal Niazi, who joined our group practice in February 2018. Dr. Niazi sees patients at our Fort Worth Mistletoe office. In 1997, Dr. Niazi received her medical degree while attending Fatima Jinnah Medical College in Lahore, Pakistan.  She completed her internal medicine residency in 2009 at St. Luke’s Hospital … Continued

DNA Welcomes Dr. Naqi Idris

Dallas Nephrology Associates (DNA) welcomes Dr. Naqi Idris, who joined our group practice in January 2018.  Dr. Idris sees see patients at our Mesquite office. In 1995, Dr. Idris received his medical degree while attending Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan.  He completed his internal medicine residency in 2000 and his fellowship in 2007 at … Continued

Congratulations to Fifteen DNA Physicians Honored as “Best Docs” by D Magazine in 2017

Dallas Nephrology Associates (DNA) would like to congratulate 15 of our physicians who were voted to the D Magazine Best Doctors in Dallas 2017.  For over 45 years, DNA has been caring for patients with kidney disease, hypertension, transplants and complicated electrolyte disorders.  DNA maintains an unparalleled commitment to providing personalized patient care using the … Continued

DNA Welcomes Dr. Afia Umber

Afia Umber, MD Dallas Nephrology Associates (DNA) welcomes Dr. Afia Umber, who joined our group practice in September 2017.  Dr. Umber will see patients at our Bishop and Dallas Transplant Institute offices. In 1998, Dr. Umber received her medical degree while attending Dow Medical University in Pakistan. She completed her internal medicine residency in 2008 … Continued