Surviving Kidney Disease: Where there is hope, anything is possible!


Michael Fisher, MD, is a nephrologist, former Peace Corps physician and cancer survivor. Dr. Fisher shares with Lori what he has learned in his 40+ year career, from his patients, and from his own experience with a life-threatening illness.

We hear what inspired Dr. Fisher to write “Surviving Kidney Disease,” his book that honors his patients and their families by featuring their stories of courage and resilience. The book includes a road map for prevention and discusses current innovations in the treatment of kidney disease.

Listen in to hear more in this insightful show.

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Dr. Fisher received his medical degree from SUNY in 1968 and did his nephrology fellowship at UCLA in 1972. He has been the Medical Director of Acute Dialysis at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital from 1984 to present.

Get the book, Surviving Kidney Disease 


Hosted By Lori Hartwell

Lori Hartwell is the Founder & President of Renal Support Network (RSN) and the host of KidneyTalk®, a radio podcast show. Lori was diagnosed with kidney disease at the age of two. In 1993 she founded RSN to instill “health, happiness and hope” into the lives of those affected by chronic kidney disease. Lori is also the author of the inspirational bookChronically Happy: Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness and is a four-time kidney transplant recipient.


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