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Established in 2002, Kidney Clinic is recognized as a leader in kidney care for the south metro Atlanta area. Our offices are conveniently located in Coweta and Fayette counties and offer expert care in the area of chronic kidney disease, hypertension, electrolyte disorders, and acute renal disease. In addition, we have partnered with Fresenius Medical Care and DaVita Kidney Care to treat dialysis patients at 10 area dialysis centers.
Every specialty has been affected by Covid-19. We talked with six of our Top Doctors about how the healthcare system should or will change as the world starts back up.
"As an MD, my objective is to take care of each patient individually and cater to their needs. With my MPH, however, I see the community as my patient."
“The way I was describing it to a friend is that it feels like we’re at summer camp getting ready to go off the diving board. But as you get close to the front of the line, someone puts a big X over the normal diving board and they point you to the Olympic-sized board instead.”
Sometimes in a medical emergency, the nearest hospital is miles away. That’s when you pray for physicians like these Atlanta top doctors to step up until the EMTs arrive. They tell us about seven times they unexpectedly had to come to the rescue.
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"Early on in my career, when I saw my friends out in the business world having weekends off and making good salaries, while I was wrapped up in debt, that was a little more disheartening. I didn’t really feel the tangible benefits of it. Now that I’ve been doing it for 25 years, the rewards of helping people every day, it’s really a tangible thing."
Like so many patients who find their way to the HEALing Community Center in Southwest Atlanta, Robin Swinks came with a sense of desperation. She needed a doctor who would listen to her story—someone to help her forge a way through the healthcare labyrinth. So on a Wednesday evening, she sat on an exam table while clinic founder Dr. Charles Moore gently felt her nose and peered inside her nostrils.
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