Nephrologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases, bone metabolism disorders, derangement of body chemisty and diagnosis and therapy of severe or complicated high blood pressure (hypertension).

Clinical services

The Scott & White nephrology clinic offers a wide range of medical services and highly skilled expertise. Scott & White nephrologists are board certified in nephrology by the American Board of Internal Medicine and experienced in Renal Biopsy.

A wide range of disease states can be treated through the Division of Nephrology, including rare conditions, such as:

Alport Syndrome
Medullary cystic kidney disease (MCKD)
Heavy metal nephropathy

Scott & White nephrologists frequently provide expertise, second opinions and referrals to physicians outside the Scott & White healthcare system. Full-service nephrology consultations are provided promptly with complete cooperation and communication with referring physicians. Scott & White’s extensive diagnostic services are conveniently located at the main clinic in Temple.

Common Renal Diseases Diagnosed and Treated

  • Severe or difficult to control hypertension
  • Recurrent kidney stones
  • Recurrent urinary tract infections
  • Diabetic renal disease
  • Potassium disorders
  • Amyloidosis
  • Calcium disorders
  • Phosphorus disorders
  • Water disorders
  • Sodium disorders
  • Renal tubular acidosis
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Bartter syndrome
  • Renal artery stenosis
  • Acute renal failure
  • Chronic renal failure
  • Obstructive/reflux nephropathy
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Interstitial nephritis
  • Protein in the urine
  • Post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis
  • Minimal change disease
  • Focal sclerosis
  • Membranoproliferative nephropathy
  • Membranous nephropathy
  • IgA nephropathy
  • Lupus (SLE)
  • Goodpasture syndrome
  • Hemolytic-Uremic syndrome and TTP

Nephrology Renal Biopsy

  • Biopsies are guided and directed by ultrasound
  • Tissue samples are viewed by a nephrologist and pathologist

Hospital Services

Our hospital service provides care for dialysis and clinic patients who require hospitalization. We offer a full range of hospital consultative nephrology for Scott & White.

  • Acute dialysis units
  • Citrate anti-coagulation for a no-heparin dialysis
  • Dedicated acute dialysis nurses
  • Hemofiltration for drug overdose
  • Continuous arterio-venous Hemofiltration (CAVH) for acute renal failure
  • Continuous veno-venous hemofiltration for kidney dysfunction accompanied by low blood pressure
  • 24-hour availability for consultation and dialysis

Scott & White Transplant Services

Transplant services can aid in returning you to your normal life.



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Mark S. Duke
Roshny George
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John W. Idoux