Dr. Kevin Griffiths

Nephrology and Dialysis
Washington, DC
male

Locations

Office

Washington, DC

Address

101 Irving Street, Suite 2500, Washington, DC
Directions

About

Bio

Dr. Kevin Orlando Griffiths is Board Certified in Nephrology and Internal medicine. He received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University and earned his medical degree and masters in public health in health policy and administration at the University of Medicine and Dentistry – New Jersey Medical School in Newark, New Jersey. Dr. Griffiths completed his internal medicine residency and nephrology fellowship training at the same institution. Dr. Griffiths is a Fellow with the American Society of Nephrology, an honorship for those who have distinguished themselves through excellence in practice or research. Additionally, he was selected to serve on the council of Practicing Nephrology Group for the American Society of Nephrology to provide recommendations for clinical care to nephrologists throughout the United States. Dr. Griffiths has been recognized as one of “America’s Top Physicians” for 2009, 2010, 2011 in nephrology by the Consumer Research Council of America. Currently, Dr. Griffiths is a partner in the nephrology practice of Metro Renal Associates. He has been practicing at hospitals in the District of Columbia and Maryland area since 2008. He specializes in treating patients inflicted with chronic kidney disease, difficult to control hypertension, lupus nephritis and renal stones. Additionally, Dr. Griffiths provides clinical instruction to medical students and internal medicine residents at Providence Hospital in the District of Columbia.

Specialties
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Nephrology and Dialysis

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

194 Answers
44 Agrees
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Normal if controlled: Ckd stage 3 is usually caused by underlying medical disease such as diabetes, HTN and/or renal tones. If your medical diseases are well controlled, th ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Absolutely: Dehydration is a leading cause of abnormal lab work in an elderly patient. Dehydration can cause an elevation in a person's BUN and creatinine. Thes ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Diabetes,HTN: Uncontrolled diabetes is by and far the number one reason why someone develops renal failure. Uncontrolled high blood pressure is the second leading c ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Griffiths is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Griffiths is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I'm 24 years old and CKD stage 4, there's been an impending doom over my shoulders but your comment really gave me hope for a near normal life in the future. Thank you
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks am seeing Dr today but don't have much faith. He took me off atenolol cold turkey. Now bp is 145/98.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – New Jersey Medical School, NJ
MD

Awards

Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology
Member of American Society of Nephrology Practicing Nephrology Group
Selected as one of "America’s Top Physicians" by Consumer Research Council of America 2009, 2010, 2011
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