Provider Resources

Helpful information for physicians of Nephrology Associates of Northern Illinois/Indiana.

Referring providers: DIRECT IP ADDRESSES for referrals to NANI physicians are listed in the profiles.  Go to Find a Doctor


  • Interventional Nephrology Training is now available to Nephrologists in the Vascular Access Center of Rolling Meadows with Drs. Rahman, Kumar, Lee and DeJesus of NANI.  NANI is the first organization in Illinois to be accredited as a specialty training location for Hemodialysis Vascular Access by the American Society for Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology (ASDIN).  For more information on training, contact Debbie Kiolbasa at (847) 952-9332.
  • Multidisciplinary Hypertension Clinic now offered as a coordinated effort between cardiovascular and nephrology specialists.  Dr. Mohammed Rahman is c0-director of this multidisciplinary clinic at Alexian Brothers hospital and works with Dr. Raju Ray.  Patients are seen for only 2-3 visits and then returned to their referring provider.  Call for an appointment: 847.427.7262

Clinical research opportunities:

  • Lead Clinical Researcher, Debbie Thompson

Clinical research is another way NANI physicians help improve future patient care and make advances in the field of nephrology. We are actively seeking new research opportunities and study participation for new, innovative medications and treatments. NANI Research is looking for medical doctors who are interested in participating as investigators. Please contact Debbie Thompson to find out about current studies.

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