Franciscan Nephrology Associates at St. Joseph

1708 S. Yakima Ave. Suite 107
Tacoma, WA 98405

Phone: 253-207-4850
Fax: 253-207-4879

Franciscan Nephrology Associates at St. Francis

34509 Ninth Ave. S. Suite 205
Federal Way, WA 98003

Phone: 253-207-4850
Fax: 253-207-4879

Melissa Kaptik, MD

Melissa Y. Kaptik, MD, is a board-certified nephrologist specializing in chronic kidney disease, hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, and kidney transplantation. She became interested in nephrology after watching her grandparents suffer from kidney failure. Dr. Kaptik believes open communication with her patients and colleagues is the key to providing excellent medical care.

Dr. Kaptik is a member of the National Kidney Foundation, American Society of Nephrology and the Renal Physicians Association.

Name with degree:Melissa Kaptik, MD
Board certified:Yes
Hospital affiliation: • St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma
Interests: • Calcium Disorders
• Hemodialysis
• Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
• Kidney Disease
• Kidney Failure Prevention
• Kidney Stones
• Kidney Transplant
• Nephrology
• Peritoneal Dialysis
• Phosphorus Disorders
• Proteinuria
• Renal Transplant
• Renal Vascular Disease
Medical School:Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
Residencies:University of Colorado Health Sciences, Denver, CO
Fellowships:Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN


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