Patricia Carmel, NP-C, has been with Capital District Renal Physicians since 1997. She began as a registered nurse in Nephrology in 1985. She became nationally certified as a nephrology nurse in 1988. She has extensive experience with dialysis patients and worked as the Director of Nursing of three large dialysis facilities in the Capital District. She is a nationally certified nurse practitioner and a graduate of Community General Hospital in Syracuse, New York. She works extensively with patients at St. Peters Hospital and as a coordinator of our Chronic Kidney Disease Program.