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John M. Carson, MD

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About Me

As an endurance athlete growing up, I was always fascinated by how the human body works. A career in medicine has enabled me to use my knowledge of human physiology to impact the lives of other people in a positive way. As a physician, I also relish the opportunity to meet and connect with a diverse group of patients and fellow healthcare providers. My interest in nephrology comes from a deeply rooted belief in the importance of balance in one’s life. Of all the body’s organs, it is the kidneys that are most important in maintaining our physiologic balance.

With many years of successful experience in nephrology, I care for and treat patients with chronic kidney disease, acute kidney injury, high blood pressure, electrolyte abnormalities, kidney stones, and glomerular disease.

Winthrop Nephrology Associates, part of NYU Winthrop Hospital, is a comprehensive center for kidney care. Our staff and nurses treat all patients with dignity, respect, and a friendly smile. I personally strive to treat each patient as an individual, not a disease. I take a holistic approach that considers both the mind and body. When I don’t fully understand a patient’s symptoms, I dig further and think outside the box until I find the answer.

As a former high school teacher and current medical educator, I strive to teach my patients about their kidney disease in a way they can easily understand. Often, patients with kidney disease need to make complex decisions regarding their care. Informed patients are able to fully participate in the shared decision-making process. With this approach, I can achieve the best and most satisfying outcome for people’s wellbeing.

I am a member of the American Society of Nephrology.


Credentials

Positions
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Nephrology), 2013
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine, 2012
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Nephrology, 2014
  • Residency, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Internal Medicine, 2011
  • MD from Jefferson Medical College, 2008
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Mineola, NY 11501

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