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

Trudy L. Rickman, M.D.

  • Mary Baldwin College, BS, Chemistry
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School, MD
  • The Pennsylvania State University, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • The University 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

Heidi McDonough, FNP-C

  • Masters of Science in Nursing, FNP South University. Richmond, VA
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Crystal Mann-Ellis, FNP-BC

  • Masters of Science in Nursing-FNP South University. Richmond, VA
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

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
804-747-5600

Henrico Doctors Hospital – Forest Campus

1602 Skipwith Road
Richmond, VA 23229
804-289-4500

Memorial Regional Medical Center

8260 Atlee Road
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
804-764-6000

St. Mary’s Hospital

5801 Bremo Road
Richmond, VA 23226
804-285-2011

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
804-569-6083

ARA Forest Park
Dialysis

1603 Santa Rosa Road
Richmond, VA 23229
804-288-2751

ARA South Laburnum Dialysis

4817 South Laburnum Avenue
Richmond, VA 23231
804-222-7718

ARA Raceway
Dialysis

500 E. Laburnum Ave
Richmond, VA 23222
804-228-9990

ARA Westhampton Dialysis

5320 Patterson Avenue
Richmond, VA 23226
804-285-3394

East Henrico Dialysis Center

3384 Creighton Rd
Richmond, VA 23223-2618
804-644-0489

US Renal Care

4709 Richmond Rd
Warsaw, VA 22572
804-333-4444

Multiple Locations Throughout the Richmond, VA Area

Schedule Your Appointment Now: (804) 559-6980

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

Warsaw

4709 Richmond Road
Warsaw, VA 22572

Fax: 804-559-6982

Quinton

1850 Pocahontas Trail
Quinton, VA 23141

Fax: 804-559-6982