John D. Richmond, MD, a Nephrologist with Hamilton Medical Center - Wellstar Kennestone Hospital

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Get to know Nephrologist Dr. John D. Richmond, who serves patients in Georgia.

New York City, Jan 14, 2021 ( - A kidney specialist, Dr. Richmond has over five decades of experience in the field of nephrology. At present, he is affiliated with Hamilton Medical Center & Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.

A part of Hamilton Health Care System, Hamilton Medical Center is a 282-bed regional acute-care hospital that offers major medical, surgical, and diagnostic services, including accredited stroke and chest pain centers. It is conveniently located in Dalton, Georgia with a mission to provide leadership, partnerships, and seamless resource coordination to meet healthcare needs that advance the quality and dignity of life.

Wellstar Kennestone Hospital is a 633-bed community hospital located in Marietta, Georgia, serving most of northern and central Cobb County, Georgia. It continually earns its distinction as a Top 100 hospital with ongoing investment in new technologies like Georgia's first CyberKnife®, TomoTherapy®, and da Vinci® robotic surgical systems. A part of 

WellStar Health System, its mission is "to create and deliver high-quality hospital, physician, and other healthcare-related services that improve the health and well-being of the individuals and communities we serve."

A 1974 graduate of West Virginia University School of Medicine, Dr. Richmond went on to perform his internship at AMI Presbyterian Denver Hospital in 1975. This was followed by a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in nephrology at the University of Virginia Medical Center in 1980 and 1982, respectively. 

With a commitment to his specialty, the doctor is board-certified in internal medicine and nephrology by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world. 

Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the kidneys. It is the study of normal kidney function and kidney disease, the preservation of kidney health, and the treatment of kidney disease, from diet and medication to renal replacement therapy. Nephrologists have advanced training in treating kidney disease. They diagnose and treat kidney failure, as well as help patients by prescribing medications, offering special diet advice, and coordinating dialysis care when the time comes. 

Among Dr. Richmond's most notable achievements include the Patients' Choice Award (2018) and the On-Time Doctor Award (2018).

On a more personal note, he speaks both English and Spanish.

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