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Chief Clinical Consultant for
Nephrology (Kidneys)

Andrew S. Narva, MD, FACP, FASN

Director, National Kidney Disease Education Program

NIDDK, National Institues of Health Bldg 31 Rm 9A27 MSC 2560

31 Center Drive

Bethesda, MD 20892-2560
Phone (301) 594-8864
Fax (301) 480-0243

narvaa@niddk.nih.gov
@NarvaNKDEP Twitter

Dr. Andrew Narva worked as a physician in Indian Health Service from 1981 through 2006. In 2006 he became Director of the National Kidney Disease Education Program and Senior Scientific Advisor at the National Institutes of Health.  Dr. Narva continues to provide clinical care to IHS patients through telemedicine.

Dr. Narva served for six years as a general internist at the Keams Canyon (Arizona) and Albuquerque Service Units. Following completion of a nephrology fellowship in 1989 he provided care to patients with kidney disease throughout New Mexico as the Albuquerque Area Nephrologist and provided technical consultation and support to all IHS Areas and to tribes as the Chief Clinical Consultant for Nephrology for IHS.

Dr. Narva is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology. During 2002 Dr. Narva was recognized by the IHS National Council of Clinical Directors as Physician Leader of the Year and by the US Public Health Service as the Clinical Physician of the Year. In 2003 he received the USPHS Distinguished Service Medal, the highest recognition awarded to commissioned officers.

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