Dr. VonVisger was appointed Primary Nephrologist and Medical Director. He completed combined MD and PhD degrees at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD (1996) with doctoral work on central nervous system regeneration and nerve growth factors. He went on to complete an Internal Medicine residency in the University of Maryland Medical System. He is specialty trained in Nephrology and Transplant Medicine through Harvard, Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women’s Hospitals (2005).
Dr. VonVisger practiced Transplant Nephrology at The Ohio State University (OSU) Comprehensive Transplant Center in Columbus, OH (2005-2018): one of the ten largest transplant centers in the United States. While at OSU, he directed and participated in multi-center clinical trials for renal and transplant-related conditions including new device and drug applications.
Dr. VonVisger’s goals for ECMC are to provide state-of-the-art transplant care, while continuing to develop novel therapies to improve renal and transplant outcomes. In addition, he hopes to help lead efforts to encourage participation and awareness of renal and transplant needs in our communities.