Sriraj Kanungo, MD, a Nephrologist with Mercy

Get to know Nephrologist Dr. Sriraj Kanungo, who serves patients throughout the State of Missouri.

Licensed to practice medicine in Missouri and Illinois, Dr. Kanungo is a practicing nephrologist who is affiliated with the Mercy health system, more specifically: Mercy Hospital St. Louis, Mercy Hospital Jefferson, and Mercy Hospital South.

The Mercy health system includes more than 40 acute care, managed and specialty (heart, children’s, orthopedic and rehab) hospitals, 900 physician practices and outpatient facilities, 45,000 co-workers, and 2,400 Mercy Clinic physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. It also has clinics, outpatient services, and outreach ministries in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. “As the Sisters of Mercy before us, we bring to life the healing ministry of Jesus through our compassionate care and exceptional service” according to their mission statement. 

A 2002 graduate of the Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Dr. Kanungo went on to complete his residency in internal medicine and his fellowship in nephrology at Saint Louis University.

With an unwavering commitment to his profession, the doctor is board-certified in nephrology by the American Board of Internal Medicine, which 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. 

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 when the time comes. 

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