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Welcome to Northern Nephrology

Our focus is the care of North Country patients with all forms of kidney disease and difficult to control hypertension. We provide high quality kidney care to our patients by leveraging the best technology, evidenced based care plans and a caring staff.


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Come to one of our "KidneyGarten" classes to learn about all aspects of chronic kidney disease.

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We are leveraging the best technology with evidence based protocols to provide the highest level of care.

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Why choose Northern Nephrology?


We have been providing high
quality kidney care since 2002
here in the North Country. Our
specialists are board certified
and are committed to ongoing
continuing medical education.

We listen...

We take the time to listen
carefully to our patients.
Most correct diagnoses are
made by obtaining an accurate
and detailed history.


At NNH we follow our patients
whether they are in or out of the

Home team...

Our NNH providers
and care team members
are all North Country residents.
This is our home and being sure
that we provide the best care
to our "neighbors" is a core

Disclosure Of Physician Ownership

In order to allow you to make a fully informed decision about your health care, the physicians of Northern Nephrology & Hypertension would advise you that at some point during the course of your treatment, you may be referred to one of the following outpatient American Renal Associates (ARA) dialysis centers in which certain physicians of the Practice own an indirect financial interest:

(i) HKF Renal Center; (ii) Hastings Hemodialysis; (iii) Elizabethtown Dialysis Center (iv) Massena Dialysis Center;
Please note that you are free to select the outpatient dialysis centers listed above or outpatient dialysis centers other than those set forth above for your treatment. For more information about alternative dialysis providers, please ask your physician or a member of our staff. We will provide you with names and addresses of other providers that are near to your home or place of work.

If you have any questions concerning this notice, please feel free to ask your physician or any representative of our office. We welcome you as a patient and value our relationship with you.

The Hurwitz Lab

THL is where Dr. Hurwitz spends some "off time" creating health related education videos and podcasts. Click below to visit the THL youtube channel.

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** Recent NNH News Stories **

Northern Nephrology Experiences Totality: Solar Eclipse Experience in Plattsburgh

April 8, 2024

In a rare celestial event, the town of Plattsburgh, NY, experienced the wonder of a total solar eclipse today, prompting local business Northern Nephrology to close its doors early, allowing the entire team to witness the phenomenon

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Emily Ashline, RN completes NP nephrology rotation with NNH

March 11, 2024

Emily Ashline, RN, excelled as a nurse practitioner student during her rotation at NNH's nephrology clinic, demonstrating an exceptional capacity for learning and applying new knowledge. Her proactive approach and keen interest in nephrology significantly contributed to her outstanding performance and learning experience.

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Jared McDonald, MD successfully completed his NNH outpatient nephrology elective!

January 31, 2024

Dr. McDonald was immersed in a wide range of nephrology-related cases, providing him with a comprehensive understanding of kidney health, diseases, treatments, and the latest advancements in the field. The staff at NNH were thoroughly impressed by Dr. McDonald's eagerness to learn, his ability to quickly adapt to new challenges, and his commitment to providing high-quality care to patients

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Main Office

Northern Nephrology & Hypertension
52 Tom Miller Road
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Phone: (518) 324-4000
Fax: (518) 324-4001

Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM

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