Nephrology, Hypertension & Renal Transplantation

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Welcome to our division

Amir Kazory, MD

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Amir Kazory, MD

I would like to welcome you to the website of the Division of Nephrology, Hypertension, and Renal Transplantation at the University of Florida.

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UF Health Shands Hospital Ranked Among the Best

UF Health Shands Hospital ranks among the nation’s best in nine medical specialties, including nephrology, according to U.S. News and World Report, which ranks #33 nationally.

About US


Meet our team of highly-skilled clinicians, teachers and researchers.


The University of Florida is the perfect setting for residents and medical students to develop a career in nephrology.


The division has a long history of major contributions to the filed of nephrology.

News & Announcements

First triple-organ transplant of its kind in the…

If surgery were gymnastics, a triple-organ transplant would be a feat worthy of the Olympics. It has everything: Complex and intricate procedure…

The triple-organ transplant was not only the first at UF Health, it was the first of its kind in Florida. The milestone was soon followed by a second triple-organ transplant, and three more multi-organ transplants are already on the wait list.

UF Health launches NIH-sponsored trial to…

Kidney stones can be excruciatingly painful and dangerous, but relief may be on the way. A new University of Florida Health clinical trial will test…

Kidney stones can be excruciatingly painful and dangerous. A UF Health study will test two drugs that may slow the growth of these stones or prevent them from forming.

In recognition of World Kidney Day, UF Health…

March 11 is World Kidney Day, aiming to raise awareness of the importance of kidney health, preventive care & risk factors. Chintan Shah, M.D…

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