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Enjoy a better life and brighter future through kidney disease treatment and research in San Antonio and South Texas

MELISSA R. ISBELL, M.D., FACP

Dr. Isbell has been with Renal Associates, PA since October, 1995 when she was the first female to join the group. She grew up in San Antonio and, although not born here, considers San Antonio her “home.” She is married to an Emergency Room Physician and has 4 children ranging in age from 12 to 22. She is interested in General Nephrology but also focuses on renal transplant patients, hypertension and home dialysis modalities including peritoneal dialysis & home hemodialysis.

Education

MD, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 1990

Postgraduate Training

Internship, Internal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 1991
Residency, Internal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 1993
Fellowship, Nephrology, UT Health Science Center San Antonio, 1993

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine -  Nephrology

Professional Organizations, Societies

American Society of Nephrology
State of Texas Kidney Foundation
Renal Physicians Association
American College of Physicians, Fellow
Texas Medical Association
Bexar County Medical Society
Phi Chi Medical Fraternity, Univ. of Texas Medical Branch

Awards and Honors

State of Texas Kidney Foundation, Board of Directors, 2010-present
Gift of Life Award, National Kidney Foundation of South Central TX, 2004
Volunteer Leadership Award, National Kidney Foundation, 2003
Above & Beyond Award, National Kidney Foundation, 2001
Volunteer of the Year, National Kidney Foundation of South Central TX, 2000
President, Medical Advisory Board, NKF of South Central TX, 1999-2001
Chief of Staff, Methodist Specialty & Transplant Hospital, 2001

Medical Directorships

BMA of New Braunfels - New Braunfels Kidney Disease Clinic
BMA of NW Bexar County - NW Bexar County Kidney Disease Center

Clinic Locations

Medical Center

5131 Medical Drive, Suite 120
San Antonio, Texas 78229
210.614.1515

Affiliated Hospitals

Methodist Hospital

7700 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229

Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital

8026 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229

St. Luke's Baptist Hospital

7930 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229

Christus Santa Rosa - Medical Center

2827 Babcock Road
San Antonio, Texas 78229

LifeCare Hospital

8902 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78240

Languages

English