Albert M. Defabritus, MD, FACP, FASN, a Nephrologist in Private Practice


Get to know Nephrologist Dr. Albert M. Defabritus, who serves patients in New York City, New York.

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(YorkPedia Editorial):- New York City, New York Jan 3, 2022 ( – A highly trained nephrologist, Dr. Defabritus has served the community of New York City at his private practice for over 40 years. Specializing in clinical hypertension, he also offers hemodialysis services at South Manhattan Kidney Center and Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center.

Throughout his academic career, he graduated with his medical degree from the New York Medical College in 1973 and completed his residency in internal medicine at the same educational venue in 1976. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Fordham University.

An authority in his field, the doctor is board-certified in nephrology internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Maintaining fellowship status, Dr. Defabritus is a Fellow of both the American College of Physicians (FACP) and the American Society of Nephrology (FASN).

When he is not practicing clinically, he can be found teaching medicine at New York Medical College.

Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the kidneys. It is the study of normal kidney function and kidney disease, the preservation of kidney health, and the treatment of kidney disease, from diet and medication to renal replacement therapy. Nephrologists have advanced training in treating kidney disease. They diagnose and treat kidney failure, as well as help patients by prescribing medications, offering special diet advice, and coordinating dialysis care or kidney transplantation when it becomes necessary.

Recognized as a Top Doctor in the New York Metro Area by Castle Connolly Magazine, Dr. Defabritus has been a recipient of the On-Time Doctor Award in 2014.

On a more personal note, he is fluent in both English and Spanish.

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