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Department Kidney Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Nephrology
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acute Renal Failure
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
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About Laura Ferreira Provenzano, MD

Dr. Laura Ferreira Provenzano is a nephrologist at the Department of Kidney Medicine, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute; and the Medical Director of the Ohio Home Dialysis Unit at the Cleveland Clinic. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.

Dr. Ferreira Provenzano completed her medical school training at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. She graduated with honors at the top of her graduating class and was a finalist for the Medical School Gold Medal. During the last year of medical school she spent several months traveling to underserved areas of Argentina to provide primary care to underserved populations. She moved to the United States to continue her medical training, working in basic research at Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA.

She completed Internal Medicine residency at Carita’s St Elizabeth Medical Center, Boston MA. She received the Resident In-Training Examination Award, awarded to the third-year resident with the highest score, as well as the Brian Trainor Memorial Award, awarded to the medical resident who consistently demonstrated the qualities of compassion, empathy, humility and integrity in patient care. She then completed Nephrology Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburg, PA.

She joined Cleveland Clinic as staff nephrologist in 2013, and became the Medical Director of the Ohio Home Dialysis Unit in 2016. Most recently, she joined the combined Rheumatology-Nephrology Lupus Clinic.

She is an author of peer reviewed publications, book chapters, several abstracts and posters that have been presented at National and International Nephrology Meetings. She is also a member of the America Society of Nephrology, the National Kidney Foundation and the International Society of Peritoneal Dialysis. Her clinical interests include home dialysis, glomerulonephritis with a primary focus on lupus nephritis, as well as inpatient nephrology. She is an active member of the nephrology fellowship program. She frequently gives lectures and mentors medical students, residents, and nephrology fellows. She is a member of the Underrepresented Minority Professional Staff (URMPS) group and has participated in meetings with Leadership and the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion team to improve recruitment and retention of URMPS at the Cleveland Clinic.

She mostly enjoys spending time with her two girls, her husband and dog, in company of friends from all over the world. She also loves music, dancing, exercising and the outdoors.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA USA

Residency - Saint Elizabeth's Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Boston, MA USA

Medical Education - University of Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina,

Undergraduate - University of Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina,


  • Internal Medicine - Nephrology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 1/3/2024, Dr. Ferreira Provenzano has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

116 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

29 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2024

Dr. Laura is a kind caring Doctor. I could get someone closer to where I live but she is so amazing that I just stay with her.

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2024

Dr. Provenzano is beyond WONDERFUL. Her care, her concern, her professionalism combined with her vast knowledge is a star in the CCF universe. She is simply THE BEST.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2024

Dr Ferreira Provenzano is an excellent physician. She is knowledgeable, articulate and caring.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2024

She is the best!

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2024

She's very caring and concerned about my overall health

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2024

Dr Provenzano is outstanding. She is compassionate and thoroughly explainsEverything. She Makes you feel very comfortable throughout the visit. I feelVery satisfied In following her medical advise and highly recommend her to anyone needing a nephrologist.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2024

Physician was very knowledgeable and informative.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2024

Little hard to get into see doctor as they book so far out. But I love my doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2024

She is outstanding. Would highly recommended her

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2024

Love Dr.Provenzano, she is Ace's.!

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2023

Dr. Provansano goes above and beyond to be thorough, considerate, and caring. She always has a clear picture of my problems and needs going into a visit. She asks and answers questions so that we are on the same page. She works and talks with me, not at me or down to me.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2023

The doctor and staff were excellent.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

Dr.Provenzano en todo momento desde mi primera visita con ella a hecho un excelente trabajo . Muy profesional al igual que su equipo de trabajo . Trabaja junto conmigo buscando todo lo que pueda estar afectando en mi condici?n .

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2023

I found my physician to be very responsive to my questions and my needs. She listened to me and was kind and courteous at all times. She epitomized professionalism.

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2023

Dr Provenzano is a GEM. Her professionalism is only exceeded by her caring and intelligence

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2023

She always sends me a text message after my test results

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2023

Dr. Provenzano is an excellent and caring physician. The best we ever had and we are old!

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2023

She is excellent, is very good at explaining things and answering all questions.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2023

Dr Provenzano Is a very caring and compassionate physician. I would highly recommend her.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2023

Dr Laura is always so kind and so caring every time I see her. She follows up with me after every appointment with any concerns

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2023

Dr Provenzano was very informative and thorough in the change in meds my local kidney Dr did not reveal. Had her assistant call me with instructions to send me a list of blood pressure monitors and bought one. Very impressed with Dr Provenzano knowledge and how she gets important info out to me. Very good experience with her in every way

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2023

Very thorough about new meds my local Dr changed for me to take.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2023

Great doctor

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2023

Dr. Ferrando is an excellent kind physicisn

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2023

The care I receive from Dr. Provenzano is simply exemplary. Every single visit I've ever had with her has in someway left me questioning how she can possibly provide the level of care that I received to all of her patients? I know she does though, because she is just the most knowledgeable, organized hardworking, caring, warm, kind, and thoughtful individual and I am truly blessed to have her as my doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2023

Dr. Ferreira Provenzano is an outstanding physician. She has helped me so much already by educating me and encouraging me about my kidney condition! Additionally, she is an excellent communicator, and responds to my questions very respectfully and kindly. An excellent doctor!

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2023

I put my trust in Dr. Provenzano completely. She is personable, knowledable, and respectful.

Reviewed on May 26, 2023

Dr Provenzano was wonderful. This was a new patient visit and she took the time to go through my extensive medical history and showed she truly cared about my health

Reviewed on May 10, 2023

Love Dr.Provenzano she is Ace's.!!!

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