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Healthcare Directory—Richard A. Demme MD

Last directory upload February-17-2021

Richard A. Demme MD

Richard A. Demme MD

Internal Medicine, Nephrology
Internal Medicine

Medical School / Professional School:
State University of New York Health Science Center

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine-Nephrology

Dr. Richard Demme received BA degrees in Biology, and Greek and Roman Civilization at SUNY at Buffalo. He attended medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse on a scholarship from the US Air Force. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency training at Wilford Hall US Air Force Medical Center, followed by Nephrology training at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, in the Harvard program. Dr. Demme has been a board certified nephrologist for over 20 years. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine, Humanities and Bioethics at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC). His outpatient care focuses on treatments for kidney transplant and dialysis patients. Dr. Demme recently completed 6 years on the national UNOS transplant ethics committee. Areas of interest include ethical issues in transplantation, decision-making at the end of life, forensic Nephrology, medical history, and the use of movies in education.Over the past several years, he has collected over 350 movies that mention or demonstrate issues about organ retrieval and transplantation. He uses clips from these movies to introduce transplant topics for conversation and education.


Internal Medicine Group of the University of Rochester

601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester New York 14642
Monroe County
Phone: 585-275-7424
Fax:      585-273-1041

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Strong Clinical Renal Group

601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester New York 14642
Monroe County
Phone: 585-275-4517
Fax:      585-442-9328

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