UMMC Physician Profile- Matthew Weir MD

Overview:

Dr. Matthew Weir, Head of Nephrology, explains what the practice of nephrology means and describes how UMMC serves patients' best interests through the pre-kidney transplant evaluation all the way through post-transplant care. His goal is for each kidney to serve their new recipient for the rest of their lives.

Dr. Weir discusses his interest in heart disease within patients with kidney disease and tools he is developing to assist patients with medication management. He shares his love for "lifting the veil of illness" on patients throughout his 30-year career and discusses ways he continues to give back for the advancement of medicine.

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This page was last updated: September 9, 2014

         
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