Hospitals and Facilities
The Training Programs in Nephrology takes advantage of 3 major teaching hospitals. This provides outstanding opportunities to participate in the care of a diverse patient population.
Methodist University Hospital
1265 Union Avenue
Methodist University Hospital (MUH) is a partnership of two healthcare leaders, Methodist Healthcare and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Located in the medical center and formerly known as Methodist Central, MUH is a 617-bed facility and the principal adult private teaching hospital for UTHSC. Methodist University Hospital will provide real-world experiences of managing medical problems in an efficient and effective institution.
MUH and UTHSC bring together research, medicine and innovation. This partnership supports multidisciplinary collaboration among doctors and clinical team members, leading to more advanced medical care for patients.
Nationally recognized for its success with kidney, liver, kidney-pancreas and pancreas
transplants, Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute has been a leader in the field for more than 30 years. The program offers hope to
patients with conditions such as kidney failure, end-stage liver diseases such as
cirrhosis, Hepatitis C and diabetes.
Partnering with the University of Tennessee, the program is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the life expectancy for its organ transplant patients through research breakthroughs, excellence in surgical techniques and meticulous post-operative care.
Regional One Health
877 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
In addition to being the home of the Regional Trauma Center, Regional One Health (ROH), formerly The MED, also includes several other Centers of Excellence in Burn, High-Risk Obstetrics, and Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU).
ROH is the largest medical and surgical teaching site for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and through this affiliation, more than half of Tennessee's doctors will receive some, if not all, training here.
Memphis VA Medical Center
1030 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104
Founded in 1922, the Memphis VA Medical Center (VAMC) is an affiliate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and one of it's primary adult teaching hospitals. It offers quality healthcare for the changing medical, surgical, and quality of life needs of the Mid-South men and women who so proudly served our nation.
Over 196,000 veterans from 53 counties in western Tennessee, northern Mississippi, and northwest Arkansas visit the VAMC for a variety of physical and mental health needs. New programs include those for traumatic brain injuries, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), suicide prevention, and more.
The Memphis VA is a center of excellence for cardiology and nephrology. The VA is also the principle site where residents learn geriatric medicine. In addition, many of the VA faculty are actively engaged in clinical and basic research.
University Vascular Access Center (Fresenius Vascular Care)
The University Vascular Access Center extrnal is a freestanding interventional outpatient center. Physicians are specialists in dialysis access management and innovators in the field of minimally invasive therapies for a number of medical conditions. They are committed to improving quality of life for our patients with high quality healthcare that is readily accessible, utilizes the latest technology, reduces avoidable hospitalizations, and meets the needs of the communities we serve. Nephrology trainees participate in elective rotation through the access center.
Nephrology trainees rotate through the out-patient Satellite Healthcare dialysis facilities to gain experience in long term care of patients receiving renal replacement therapy. Satellite Healthcare is among the nation's leading not-for-profit providers of kidney dialysis and related services, with a strong interest in home dialysis.