Richard Spong, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension

Richard Spong

Contact Info

Mailing Address:
Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension
717 Delaware Street SE
Suite 353, MMC 1932
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Administrative Assistant Name
Renal

Administrative Phone
612-624-9444

Administrative Email
renaldiv@umn.edu

Administrative Fax Number
612-626-3840

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension


Nephrologist and Transplant Physician


Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Residency, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN

Nephrology Fellowship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Transplant Fellowship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Summary

Dr. Richard Spong received his MD degree from the University of Minnesota in 1994. He was in general practice serving as a General Medical Officer in the U.S. Navy from 1995 to 1998. He returned to Minnesota to complete a residency in Internal Medicine at Hennepin County Medical Center followed by renal and transplant fellowships at the University of Minnesota. He joined the faculty in July 2004 and specializes in transplantation.

Clinical

Specialties

  • Kidney transplantation
  • Chronic kidney disease in non-kidney transplant recipients
  • Kidney transplant biopsies
  • Kidney disease (Nephrology)

Clinics

Kidney (Nephrology) Clinic;Specialty Infusion and Procedure Center;Transplant Center

Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
  • Transplant
  • Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

Kidney transplantation; Chronic kidney disease in non-kidney transplant recipients; Kidney transplant biopsies; Kidney disease (Nephrology)