Treatment & Services
- Kidney Transplantation
- Kidney with Pancreas Transplantation
- Organ Transplantation
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Acute Kidney Injury
- Electrolyte Abnormalities
- Glomerular Diseases
- Growth Failure in Children with Kidney Disease
- Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
- Interstitial Nephritis
- Iron Metabolism
- Kidney Cysts, Simple
- Kidney Stones
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, MI USA
Residency - Sinai Hospital
Detroit, MI USA
Internship - Sinai Hospital
Detroit, MI USA
Medical Education - Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico
- Mentor Clinical Scientist Development Award (K08)
- 1 K08 DK065670-01A1, NIH/NIDDK
- Gene Expression and Anemia of Chronic Renal Failure 08/16/04 - 07/15/09
- Minority Postdoctoral Supplement RO1 HL67725, NIH/NHLBI
- Role of ceruloplasmin in iron metabolism and overload 02/01/03 - 07/31/04.
- National Kidney Foundation Fellowship Award
- Project: Role of the Cytoskeleton in Glycine Cytoprotection of Kidney Tubules, 7/01/93 – 6/30/94
- Internal Medicine
Acute Renal Failure, anemia of chronic kidney disease, chronic renal disease, Glomerulonephritis, Hemodialysis, iron metabolism in health and disease, renal transplantation, cystic disease
- International Society of Nephrology
- American Society of Nephrology
- International BioIron Society
Research & Publications
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132 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
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|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
17 Patient Comments
Reviewed on May 21, 2020
Dr. Nurrko was very pleasant, helpful, and professional. I appreciate his assistance with my medical needs.
Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020
Dr. Nurko responds quickly to MyChart quesitons as well as phone texts.
Reviewed on Apr 14, 2020
Dr.Nurko is fabulous!
Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020
Dr Nurko has taken care of me for the last 18 years. He is very professional and I enjoy talking to him.
Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020
Dr. Nurko was very caring and listened to all my concerns. He explained everything to me so when I left I had a better understanding of things!
Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020
Dr Nurko was very friendly and professional. He explained everything and answered all our questions.
Reviewed on Dec 3, 2019
Dr nurko seems to care about patients well being. I appreciate that very much.
Reviewed on Nov 25, 2019
my doctor is very kind and patient. he never makes my appointment feel rushed and always listens to me.
Reviewed on Nov 21, 2019
Dr Nurko is absolutely fantastic. I have flown in many times from out of town to see him. He is knowledgeable, practical and listens very very well. yes
Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019
Dr. NURKO was wonderful.
Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019
He was very informative and didn't talk down to me. He explained things in a manner that were very understandable without a lot of doctor talk.
Reviewed on Oct 22, 2019
dr Nurko is a giood listener,easy to talk to, responds to my messages on my chart promptly. was a great find for as my nephrologist!!
Reviewed on Oct 22, 2019
I don't know anymore about what's going on with me then I did before. Very nice Dr. but I guess I went to him for nothing.
Reviewed on Oct 21, 2019
very goodDr Nurkal was very good at explaining my conditin and settin my mind at ease,
Reviewed on Oct 16, 2019
Great doctor and is very helpful in explaining and taking a plan of action.
Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019
excellent doctor and I trust him
Reviewed on Oct 3, 2019
Top knotch doctor who takes his time with his patients and is very thorough
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