Carolina Nephrology | New Patient
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New Patient

What to Expect at Your First Visit

Your first visit with Carolina Nephrology will consist of a complete physical examination and comprehensive evaluation including:

  • History of your current problem
  • Medical and social history
  • Family medical history
  • Laboratory and radiology test results
  • Current medications

To determine how your kidneys are functioning or to assist in determining a diagnosis; additional testing may be required. These tests may include:

  • Blood testing
  • Renal ultrasound or CT scan
  • Renal biopsy
  • Urinalysis

Please bring a complete list of all medications and the dosage currently prescribed. Be sure to include any over-the-counter medications, vitamins, or herbal supplements you may be taking. If you have copies of old laboratory values, please bring them as well.

We encourage you to bring a supportive family member or friend to the first visit.

Patient Forms

Please fill out all patient forms prior to your first visit.

Approved Insurance Carriers

Below are the types of insurance we accept. Please call us at (864) 527-3703 for questions about your insurance provider.

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Private
  • Commercial