High Blood Pressure or Hypertension is the most common disease on the face of earth. Hypertension and its complications are the most common cause of death worldwide.


Diabetes Mellitus, Type II, is the new plague of our lifetime with no real solution. It is estimated that one out of three Americans, born after the year 2000, will become diabetic in their life time.

Kidney Disease

Reversing Kidney Failure and Dialysis is our dream. Arresting the progression of Kidney Failure is our hope and vision. Controlling and delaying the progression of Kidney Disease is attainable.

Kidney Transplant

Kidney transplant is the ultimate gift of life. There are also many factors involved with kidney transplantation, both donating a kidney and receiving one from a donor...


Hemodialysis, Peritoneal dialysis or any other option?!! It is natural to have fears, questions, concerns and hesitation. Understand your circumstances and options for support…

Congestive Heart Failure

Congestive heart failure is a common disease and is increasing in occurrence. The kidneys play a major role in fluid retention for patients with heart…

The Virtual Nephrologist is your gateway to optimal health.

Think about a routine Doctor's office visit. You get there and wait in a large waiting room. It is a WAITING room. By the time you see the physician after the wait for a few hours, you realize there are a few more questions to ask and you are still thirsty for answers.


From the Desk of Dr. Rifai

October 1, 2021

Early Detection of Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic Kidney Disease, CKD, is well recognized as a new silent risk factor for premature death. Risk Factors For Kidney...
July 27, 2021

Improve Your Immunity for COVID-19

My heart is aching as I hear the news about another wave of COVID.
June 28, 2021

Best Diet for Kidney Disease

What diet is the best for people with kidney disease? Over the past 10-20 years, we have learned that your diet is essential...

Your health is the most valuable asset you have.

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