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Welcome to Southeastern Nephrology Associates (SENA). Since 1975, we have been providing high quality nephrology, kidney dialysis, kidney transplant and hypertension care for patients in Southeastern North Carolina. Today, we are a team of nine Board Certified Nephrologists and one Nurse Practitioner with four office locations in Wilmington, Jacksonville, Whiteville, and Supply. We also partner with DaVita and Fresenius Medical dialysis providers to care for our dialysis patients in 13 dialysis centers in New Hanover, Onslow, Columbus, Brunswick, Pender, Bladen, Duplin, and Wayne counties. In addition to our office and dialysis service, we also provide comprehensive consultative hospital care in New Hanover Regional, Cape Fear Memorial, Onslow Memorial, Columbus Regional Healthcare, and Novant Brunswick Hospitals.

 

 

John M. Herion, MDNephrologist
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Joined Practice: 1988

Education:

Undergraduate
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
B.A. [1974-1978]

Medical
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
MD [1978-1984]

Internship & Residency
University of Alabama – Birmingham
Internal Medicine [1984-1987]

Fellowship
University of Alabama – Birmingham
Nephrology Research & Training Center [1987-1988]

Robert A. Moore III, MDNephrologist
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Joined Practice: 1990

Education:

Undergraduate
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
[1976-1980]

Medical
Bowman Gray School of Medicine
MD [1980-1984]

Internship & Residency
North Carolina Baptist Hospital
Department of Medicine [1984-1988]

Fellowship
Bowman Gray School of Medicine
Section of Nephrology [1988-1990]

James C. McCabe, MDNephrologist
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Joined Practice: 1994

Education:

Undergraduate
Washington & Lee University
B.S. [1979-1983]

Medical
Marshall University
MD [1983-1988]

Residency
Bowman Gray School of Medicine
Department of Medicine [1988-1991]

Fellowship
Bowman Gray School of Medicine
Section of Nephrology [1992-1994]

Derrick L. Robinson, MDNephrologist
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Joined Practice: 1997

Education:

Undergraduate
Texas A & M University
B.S. [1984-1988]

Medical
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
MD [1988-1992]

Internship & Residency
Carolina Medical Center
Internal Medicine [1992-1995]

Fellowship
Duke University
Medical Center [1995-1997]

Douglas A. Hamerski, MDNephrologist
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Joined Practice: 2000

Education:

Undergraduate
University of Minnesota
B.S. [1984-1988]

Medical School
University of Minnesota
MD [1989-1993]

Residency
Barnes Hospital
Internal Medicine [1993-1996]

Fellowship
Barnes Hospital
Nephrology [1997-2000]

K.V. George Thomas, MD, MRCP (UK)Nephrologist
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Joined Practice: 2003

Education:

Kottayam Medical College, Kerala, India
[1978-1983]

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India
[1986-1988]

Grimsby Hospitals, UK
[1991-1993]

University of Virginia, Salem-Roanoke
[1993-1996]

Case Western University Hospitals of Cleveland
[2001-2003]

Jonathan B. Woods, MDNephrologist
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Joined Practice: 2005

Education:

Undergraduate
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
B.S. [1989-1993]

Medical
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
[1996-2000]

Internship & Residency
Wake Forest University
Internal Medicine [2000-2003]

Fellowship
Wake Forest University
Nephrology [2003-2005]

Brian L. Donner, DONephrologist
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Joined Practice: 2006

Education:

Undergraduate
Hofstra University
B.S. [1991-1994]

Graduate
SUNY – Stony Brook
New York State Advanced Certificate in Health Care Management [1996-1997]

Medical
New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine [1997-2001]

Internship & Residency
UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Department of Medicine [2001-2004]

Fellowship
University of Massachusetts Memorial Hospital
[2004-2006]

Eric Pierson, MDNephrologist
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Joined Practice: 2007

Education:

Undergraduate
James Madison University
B.B.A [1990-1994]

Pre-Med
George Mason University
[1996-1998]

Medical
Eastern Virginia Medical School
[1998-2002]

Residency
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
[2002-2005]

Fellowship
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Nephrology [2005-2007]

Eric Kirk, MDNephrologist
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Education:

Undergraduate
Indiana University Bloomington
Bachelor of Science, Biology
[1996-2000]

Medical
Indiana University School of Medicine
MD [2001-2005]

Graduate Medical Education
Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center
[2005-2009]

Medical University of South Carolina
[2010 - 2011]

Fellowship
Medical University of South Carolina
[2013 - 2015]

Patti H. Lee, RN MSN, ANPNurse Practitioner
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Education:

Patti Lee, ANP attended The University of North Carolina at Wilmington where she earned a Bachelor Of Science Degree in Nursing and became licensed as a Registered Nurse. She had two years’ experience as a Charge Nurse in the Wilmington Outpatient Dialysis Unit before she went on to attend Duke University, Durham, NC earning a Master of Science in Nursing and becoming an Adult Nurse Practitioner.

Membership:

AANP

Special Interest Areas in Nephrology:

Patient Education, Access Management, Peritoneal Dialysis, and Acute Care