Mary Beth Callahan Receives Medal of Excellence Award

Congratulations to Mary Beth Callahan, ACSW, LCSW on her receipt of the 2017 Medal of Excellence Social Work Honoree Award by the American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP). The award is the association’s highest honor for kidney health professionals who are recognized for being in the forefront of scientific advances in kidney care and who … Continued

2016 DNA Texas Monthly Super Doctors®

Recently, eight Dallas Nephrology Associates physicians were recognized as Super Doctors®  by Texas Monthly.  The list was published in the December 2016 issue of Texas Monthly Magazine.  The selection process for Super Doctors®  is a rigorous multi-step process designed to identify physicians who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  The honorees … Continued

Congratulations to DNA Physicians Honored as “Best Docs” by D Magazine in 2016

Dallas Nephrology Associates would like to congratulate 14 of our physicians whom were voted to the D Magazine Best Doctors in Dallas 2016.  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 provide personalized patient care using the latest … Continued

Dr. Castillo-Lugo given Methodist Dallas Hospital Fellowship Award

Congratulations to Jose A. Castillo-Lugo, MD as the recipient of the Teaching Award of the Year presented by Methodist Dallas Hospital Fellowship.  Dr. Castillo was honored with this distinguished award for his outstanding contribution to Methodist Dallas Nephrology fellowship teaching program during their 80th Methodist Dallas Graduate Medical Education (GME) graduation ceremony which was held … Continued

Dr. Roberto L. Collazo-Maldonado Honored with 2016 Internal Medicine Most Valuable Volunteer Faculty Member Award by Methodist Dallas Hospital

Congratulations to Roberto L. Collazo-Maldonado, MD, FACP as the recipient of the 2016 Internal Medicine Most Valuable Volunteer Faculty Member Award presented by Methodist Dallas Hospital.  Dr. Collazo currently serves as the Chief of Nephrology at Methodist Dallas Hospital.  Dr. Collazo was presented with this distinguished award during the 80th Methodist Dallas Graduate Medical Education (GME) … Continued

Dr. Charles T. Owens Honored with Second Outstanding Teacher Award by Baylor University Medical Center

Congratulations to Charles T. Owens, II, MD as the recipient of his second Outstanding Teacher Award  presented by Baylor University Medical Center (BUMC) at Dallas.  Each year, the BUMC internal medicine residents vote to select an internal medicine sub-specialist whom they believe has contributed the most to their education and professional growth during their preceding … Continued

NKF Recognized Regional Renal Dietitian – Region 4: Nadiya Lakhani, RDN, CSR, LD

Congratulations to Nadiya Lakhani, RDN, CSR, LD for receiving the Council on Renal Nutrition (CRN) Recognized Regional Renal Dietitian Award for Region 4 during the National Kidney Foundation 2016 Spring Clinical Meeting which was recently held at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts from April 27-May 1.  The Regional Recognized Renal Dietitian of the Year … Continued

OPTN/UNOS Patient Affairs Committee Appoints Mary Beth Callahan as Regional 4 Representative

Congratulations to Mary Beth Callahan, ACSW, LCSW on her appointment as the Regional 4 representative to the OPTN/UNOS Patient Affairs Committee.  OPTN/UNOS committees work together to achieve key strategic plan goals and make crucial decisions that help shape organ donation and transplantation policy. The Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) is operated under contract with … Continued

DNA Presents to Local Medical Community

Several Dallas Nephrology Associates (DNA) physicians recently presented at the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) primary care physician education program, CKDinform:  Early Detection and Prevention, on April 2, 2016 at the Omni Hotel in Las Colinas, TX.  The symposium was well attended by members of the local medical community. CKDinform is an accredited CME program with … Continued

2016 NKF Presentation

Sandra M. Lauriat, MD, FACP and Freda L. Levy, MD, FACP of Dallas Nephrology Associates recently presented “Everyday Heroes Living with Kidney Disease” at the National Kidney Foundation’s Patient & Communication Education Seminar & Luncheon. The event was held at the Doubletree Hotel Dallas in Dallas, TX on March 13, 2016 and was attended by … Continued