Robert Provenzano, MD, FACP, FASN has been named to the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) volunteer Board of Directors. Dr. Provenzano is the chief medical officer, Nephrology Practice Solutions, a national kidney care management company; and vice president of medical affairs at DaVita Kidney Care. Provenzano is also a clinical professor of medicine at Wayne State University in Detroit, where he earned his medical degree.
Dr. Provenzano completed his Nephrology fellowship at Henry Ford Health System and served as the chief of the nephrology, hypertension, and transplantation at St. John Hospital & Medical Center in Detroit, MI.
His former leadership positions include president of the Renal Physicians Association, Board Chair of the NKFM, and CEO of St. Clair Specialty Physicians, PC, a multistate nephrology practice. In 2018, the Renal Physicians Association awarded Provenzano the Distinguished Nephrology Service Award. He has been an RPA member for more than 25 years and has served in multiple leadership roles.
“Dr. Provenzano was on our Board previously and is an excellent resource for all things related to nephrology and kidneys. His years of experience will prove very valuable once more on our Board,” said NKFM President & CEO, Linda Smith-Wheelock.
The mission of the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan is to prevent kidney disease and improve the quality of life for those living with it. The NKFM provides more programs and services to more people in Michigan than any other region or state. For the past 11 years, Charity Navigator—the nation’s leading nonprofit evaluator—has recognized the NKFM with its highest rating of 4 stars for success in sound fiscal management. nkfm.org