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Meet Our Physicians

RGHS' nephrologists provide the best in care by combining their knowledge, clinical excellence and attentiveness to patients.



Paul Bernstein, MD

Board Certification: Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Fellowship:  Nephrology, Yale University School of Medicine

Interests: 

  • Treatment of hypertension and kidney disease in pregnant women
  •  Management of patients with chronic kidney disease

  
Jonathan Bress, MD

Board Certification: Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Fellowship:  Nephrology, University of Pennsylvania

Interests: 

  • Teaching
  • Hypertension

Awards:  Renal Fellow Teaching Award, University of Pennsylvania

  
Sree Chennupati, MD

Board Certification:  Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Fellowship: Nephrology, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Interests: 

  • The use of evidence-based research in the treatment of patients with chronic kidney disease
  • Problems relating to the control of potassium in the blood

  
Marvin Grieff, MD

Board Certification:  Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Fellowship:  Nephrology, McGill University

Interests:

  • Prevention of recurrent urinary tract stones
  • Disorders of calcium metabolism
  • Management of patients with chronic kidney disease

Affiliations:  Medical Advisory Board, National Kidney Foundation of Upstate New York

Languages:  English and French

   
John K. Hix, MD

Board Certification:  Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Fellowship:  Nephrology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Interests:

  • Determining the underlying cause of hypertension to define treatment
  • Management of patients with chronic kidney disease


Robert Mayo, MD

Board Certification:  Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Fellowship:  Nephrology, University of Michigan Medical Center

Interests:

  • Dialysis access
  • Management of patients with chronic kidney disease

Awards:  2005 Rochester General Hospital Father George Norton Physician Excellence Award

Shastry_ShubhaShubha Shastry, MD, PhD  

Board Certification:  Internal Medicine

Fellowship: Winthrop-University Hospital

 
Stephen Silver, MD

Board Certification:  Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Fellowship: Nephrology, University of Rochester School of Medicine

Interests:

  • Management of patients with chronic kidney disease
  • Fluid and electrolyte disorders

Affiliations:  Medical Advisory Board, National Kidney Foundation of Upstate New York.