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Charles W. Heilig, M.D.
Chief

Welcome to the site for the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension located on the metropolitan campus of the UF College of Medicine.

The division provides professional services to Northeast Florida at UF Health Jacksonville, a 695-bed tertiary care teaching hospital. Our professional activities include:

  • The provision of hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis
  • An outpatient clinic for the diagnosis and therapy of all forms of kidney disease and hypertension
  • Medical education for residents, fellows, UF medical students and practicing physicians
  • Clinical and basic research programs in the field of nephrology and hypertension
  • The information contained on the subsequent pages is designed to provide a view of our division and contact information to answer any additional questions you may have.

    Charles W. Heilig, M.D.
    Chief, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension; Program Director, Nephrology Fellowship

    News & Announcements

    Nine College of Medicine – Jacksonville faculty members promoted

    6/19/2014

    Nine faculty members at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville have received promotions that will take effe... [full story]

    Bass’ passions extend beyond cardiology

    2/7/2014

    Though he’s lived in the South for decades, Ted Bass’ love for New York has never waned. The Long Island native visits his... [full story]

    UF endocrinologist co-authors article exploring connection between osteoporosis drugs and heart attacks

    1/31/2014

    Might there be a strong link between heart attacks and medications used to fight osteoporosis? Kent Wehmeier, MD, has co-authored a r... [full story]

    University of Florida Promotion Results for Academic Year 2012-13

    8/9/2013

    The University of Florida College of Medicine–Jacksonville is pleased to announce the promotion of eight members of its faculty, effect... [full story]

    Upcoming Events

    Aug 27

    The Great Esophageal Imitator

    From 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM

    Aug 29

    Clinical Case Conference - Nephrology

    From 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM