Leading Nephrologists in Fayetteville & Lumberton, NC

shutterstock_167757557Carolina Kidney Care is proud to provide our patients with the best nephrologists Eastern North Carolina has to offer. Each provider has had several years of education, training and experience in nephrology, as well as nephrology certifications from American Board of Internal Medicine. Our nephrologists, nurse practitioners and staff are supportive, knowledgeable and comforting, making a point to always be available for patients experiencing renal disease or undergoing kidney treatment.

 

Our Experienced Nephrologists at Carolina Kidney Care

KumiMoses Y. Aboagye-Kumi, M.D.

Accepting new patients: Yes
Undergraduate Education: University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana (B.Sc.), 1987
Medical Education: University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, 1990
Internships: The Miriam Hospital/Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI, 1997
Residency: The Miriam Hospital/Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI, 1999
Fellowship: Rhode Island Hospital/Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI, 2006
Board Certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine – Nephrology; American Board of Internal Medicine
Joined Practice: 2006

Maureen N. Achuko, M.D.

Accepting new patients:Achuko Yes
Undergraduate Education: University of Ife, Ile-Ife, Nigeria (B.Sc.), 1983
Medical Education: Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife-Ife, Nigeria, 1989
Residency: Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, 1998
Fellowship: Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 2002
Board Certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine – Nephrology; American Board of Internal Medicine
Joined Practice: 2002

William E. Buchanan, M.D.

Accepting new patients: YesBuchanan
Undergraduate Education: Haverford College, Haverford, PA (B.A.), 1974
Medical Education: Medical College of Virginia, 1981
Internships: Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, 1982
PreMed Education: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 1977, Post Baccalaureate Studies; Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 1976, Post Baccalaureate Studies
Residency: Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, 1984
Fellowship: Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, 1990
Board Certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine – Nephrology; American Board of Internal Medicine
Joined Practice: 1990

Ananda Gurram, M.D.

Accepting New Patients: Yes
Undergraduate Education: Venus Junior College, Guntur, India
Medical Education: Deccan College of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India, 2005
Internship: Princess Esra Hospital and Owaisi Hospital, Hyderabad, India, 2005
Residency: St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital, Pontiac, Michigan, 2012
Fellowship: East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, 2015
Board Certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine; American Board of Internal Medicine – Nephrology
Joined Practice: 2015

Hilana Hatoum, M.D.

Accepting new patients:Hatoum, MD Yes
Undergraduate Education: Lebanese University/Faculty of Medical Sciences, Beirut, Lebanon
Medical Education: Lebanese University/Faculty of Medical Sciences, Beirut, Lebanon, 2003
Internship: Lebanese University/Faculty of Medical Sciences, Beirut, Lebanon, 2004
Residency: McLaren Regional Medical Center/Michigan State University, Flint, MI, 2011
Fellowship: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 2014
Henry Ford Hospital/Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 2013
Board Certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine – Nephrology; American Board of Internal Medicine
Joined Practice: 2017

Mark A. Kasari, M.D.

Accepting new patients: YesKasari
Undergraduate Education: University of South Carolina Coastal Carolina College, Conway, SC, 1991
Medical Education: Saba University of Medicine, Saba Netherlands-Antilles, 1997
Internships: University of Virginia Roanoke/Salem, Roanoke, VA, 1998
Residency: McLaren Regional Medical Center/Michigan State University, Flint, MI, 2011
Rafik Hariri University Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon, 2008
Lebanese University/Faculty of Medical Sciences, Beirut, Lebanon, 2007
Fellowship: University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, IA, 2002
Board Certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine – Nephrology; American Board of Internal Medicine
Other Certifications: American Society of Diagnostic & Interventional Nephrology
Joined Practice: 2002

Yuan Lu, M.D., Ph.D.

Accepting new patients: YesLu
Medical Education: Shanghai Medical University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China, 1987
Graduate School Education: University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ (Ph.D. Molecular Biology), 1995
Residency: Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 1998
Fellowship: Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 2000
Board Certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine – Nephrology; American Board of Internal Medicine
Other Certifications: American Society of Diagnostic & Interventional Nephrology
Joined Practice: 2000

Ezra Lee McConnell, III, M.D.

Accepting new patients: YesMcConnell
Undergraduate Education: Duke University School of Engineering, Durham, NC (B.S. Engineering), 1983
Medical Education: East Tennessee State University School of Medicine, Johnson City, TN, 1987
Internships: Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, 1988
Residency: Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, 1990
Fellowship: Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, 1992
Board Certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine – Nephrology; American Board of Internal Medicine
Joined Practice: 1992

Kenneth Melton, M.D.

Accepting new patients: YesMelton
Undergraduate Education: Tulane University, New Orleans, LA (B.S.), 1978
Medical Education: Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 1978
Internships: Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, 1979
Residency: Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, 1981
Fellowship: Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., 1986
Board Certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine – Nephrology; American Board of Internal Medicine
Joined Practice: 1986

Sanjay Mittal, M.D.

Accepting new patients: YesMittal
Medical Education: University College of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India, 1987
Internships: University College of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India, 1988
Residency: Maimonides Medical Center, SUNY, Brooklyn, NY, 1997; Maulana Azad Medical College, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India, 1992
Fellowship: New York University Medical Center, New York, NY, 1999
Board Certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine – Nephrology; American Board of Internal Medicine
Joined Practice: 1999

Richmond K. Nuamah, M.D.

Accepting new patients: YesNuamah
Medical Education: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, 1995
Internships: Emory University Affiliated Hospitals, Atlanta, GA, 1996
Residency: University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 1998; Emory University Affiliated Hospitals, Atlanta, GA, 1997
Fellowship: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 2000
Board Certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine – Nephrology; American Board of Internal Medicine
Joined Practice: 2000

Shyamal Kanti Palit, M.D.

Accepting New Patients: Yes
Graduate School Education: Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2004
Medical Education: Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1998
Intern: Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1999
Residency: Montefiore Medical Center, North Division, New York, 2011
Fellowship: University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, Colorado, 2015
Board Certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine; American Board of Internal Medicine – Nephrology
Joined Practice: 2015

Emily X. Sun, M.D.

Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medical Education: Tongji Medical University, China, 1990
Intern: SUNY at Buffalo Graduate Medical-Dental Education Consortium Program/Mercy Hospital, Buffalo, NY, 2000
Residency: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry/Rochester General Hospital and Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY, 2002
Fellowship: Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2004
Board Certifications: Board Certified in Nephrology; Board Certified in Internal Medicine
Joined Practice: 2007

 

Our Mid-Level Providers

Christine A. Plummer, FNP-C

Undergraduate Education: East Carolina University, Greenville, NC (B.S. Nursing), 1996
Graduate School Education: Duke University, Durham, NC (M.S.N. – Family Nurse Practitioner), 2000
Board Certifications: American Nurses Credentialing Center – Nurse Practitioner, 2000
Joined Practice: 2004

Delores Williams, FNP-C

Undergraduate Education: Sampson Community College, ADN, 1981; University of North Carolina at Wilmington, BSN, 1998
Graduate School Education: East Carolina University-Masters of Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, 2003
Board Certifications: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 2003
Joined Practice: 2003

Christina L. Revels, PA-C

Undergraduate Education: Bachelors of Health Science in Physicians Assistant Studies, 2003, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC; Bachelor of Science, 1999, University of NC at Pembroke
Graduate School Education: Masters of Health Science, 2003, Duke University, Durham, NC
Board Certifications: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, 2006
Joined Practice: 2007

Patty K. Cockman, FNP-C

Undergraduate Education: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC (B.S. Nursing), 1987
Graduate School Education: Duke University, Durham, NC (M.S.N. – Family Nurse Practitioner), 2000
Board Certifications: American Nurses Credentialing Center – Nurse Practitioner, 2000
Joined Practice: 2003

Theresa L. Campbell, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Undergraduate Education: University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC (B.S. Nursing), 1992
Graduate School Education: University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC (M.S.N. – Family Nurse Practitioner), 2000; University of South Alabama (Doctor of Nursing), 2012
Board Certifications: American Nurses Credentialing Center – Nurse Practitioner
Joined Practice: 2013 (Nephrology Nurse Practitioner since 2000)

Mary P. Mentzer, FNP-C

Undergraduate Education: University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC (B.S. Nursing), 2008
Graduate School Education: University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC (M.S.N. – Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner), 2015
Board Certifications: Registered Nurse/ Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner-Certified
Joined Practice: 2016

Shannon R. Snyder, FNP-C

Undergraduate Education: Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC (B.S. Nursing), 2008
Graduate School Education: University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, NC (M.S.N. – Family Nurse Practitioner), 2013
Board Certifications: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 2014, Board Certified Medical Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN), 2009
Joined Practice: 2014

Sue High, FNP-C

Undergraduate Education: Graceland University, Lamoni, IA (B.S. Nursing), 1998
Graduate School Education: Graceland University, Lamoni, IA (M.S.N. – Family Nurse Practitioner), 2008
Board Certifications: American Nurses Credentialing Center – Nurse Practitioner, 2009
Joined Practice: 2009