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Northern Nevada's Premier Nephrology Health Specialists

Sierra Nevada Specialty Care is proud to serve Northern Nevadans in Reno, Sparks, Carson City, and the surrounding rural communities.

Our Mission

At Sierra Nevada Specialty Care, we are committed to excellent patient care. With great courage and integrity, we embrace our responsibility to guide patients in making the right choices for their health to ensure the best possible quality of life. We accomplish this by valuing people, creating partnerships, and through high-quality performance.

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Back To Backpacking: Mark Watson’s CKD Journey

At Sierra Nevada Specialty Care, we love our patients. We live to serve each one with compassionate, expert care. One such patients is Mark Watson, who recently shared his personal journey with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and his positive experience as a patient in our nephrology practice.

The surprise diagnosis

The year was 2015.

Dr. Sharma Publishes Professional Paper

Sierra Nevada Nephrology’s Dr. Mukesh Sharma co-authored a paper that was recently published in the Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation. In it, he discusses how he and members of his team were able to treat a case of severe cephalic arch stenosis CAS successfully with endovascular therapy. Click here to read the paper.

What is Dialysis and When is it Necessary?

Our kidneys play a critical role in our bodies, performing many functions to keep our blood clean and chemically balanced.

Kidney functions include:

  • Filtering blood to rid it of metabolic waste products and foreign particles, which helps to regulate blood pressure
  • Balancing body fluid
  • Keeping electrolytes (sodium and potassium being the most important) and water content of the body constant
  • Activating vitamin D,

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