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Our Practice

Nephrology Specialists physicians have been treating Richmond area patients for over twenty years.
All of our physicians are Board Certified in Nephrology and have completed fellowship training in renal medicine.

Meet Our Physicians

Gerald E. Keightley, III, M.D.

  • The John Hopkins University, BS, Natural Sciences
  • Medical College of Virginia, MD
  • Medical College of Virginia, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Medical College of Virginia, Fellowship in Nephrology

Mary T. McNeer, M.D.

  • Northeast Louisiana University, BSN, Nursing
  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine, MD
  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • The University of Virginia, Fellowship in Nephrology

Walid G. Abou Assi, M.D.

  • Sagesse School, French & Lebanese Baccalaureate
  • St. Joseph University Medical School, MD
  • Cooper University Hospital-UMDNJ, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Cooper University Hospital-UMDNJ, Fellowship in Nephrology

Bhavesh M. Patel, M.D.

  • Pramukh Swami Medical College, MBBS
  • Allegheny General Hospital, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Allegheny General Hospital, Fellowship in Nephrology

Deep V. Patel, M.D.

  • Boston College, BA Economics
  • St. George’s University, MD
  • Stony Brook University Hospital, Residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
  • Stony Brook University Hospital, Fellowship in Nephrology

Dr. Amar Damodar

  • K.J. Somaiya Hospital, Internship
  • Catholic Health System, SUNY Buffalo, Internship and Residency
  • Catholic Health System, SUNY Buffalo,  Chief Resident
  • State University of New York, Buffalo, Fellowship in Nephrology

Hospital Affiliations

Our physicians treat patients at several hospitals in the greater Richmond area:

Henrico Doctors Hospital – Parham Campus

7700 East Parham Road
Richmond, VA 23294

Henrico Doctors Hospital – Forest Campus

1602 Skipwith Road
Richmond, VA 23229

Memorial Regional Medical Center

8260 Atlee Road
Mechanicsville, VA 23116

St. Mary’s Hospital

5801 Bremo Road
Richmond, VA 23226

Dialysis Unit Affiliations

Our physicians proudly serve as Medical Directors for local American Renal Associates (ARA) dialysis centers.

Our centers are at the following locations:

ARA Mechanicsville Dialysis

8400 Northrun Medical Drive Ste 100
Mechanicsville, VA 23116

ARA Forest Park

1603 Santa Rosa Road
Richmond, VA 23229

ARA South Laburnum Dialysis

4817 South Laburnum Avenue
Richmond, VA 23231

ARA Raceway

500 E. Laburnum Ave
Richmond, VA 23222

ARA Westhampton Dialysis

5320 Patterson Avenue
Richmond, VA 23226

East Henrico Dialysis Center

3384 Creighton Rd
Richmond, VA 23223-2618

US Renal Care

4709 Richmond Rd
Warsaw, VA 22572

Multiple Locations Throughout the Richmond, VA Area

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Hanover Office

8400 North Run Medical Dr
Suite 200
Mechanicsville, VA 23116

Fax: 804-559-6982

Westhampton Medical Park

5320 Patterson Avenue
Suite 200
Richmond, VA 23226

Fax: 804-285-3389

Henrico Doctors’ POB

7605 Forest Avenue
Suite 109
Richmond, VA 23229

Fax: 804-285-6393


4709 Richmond Road
Warsaw, VA 22572

Fax: 804-559-6982


1850 Pocahontas Trail
Quinton, VA 23141

Fax: 804-559-6982