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Eric Wallace, M.D.

Telehealth • Nephrology • Chronic kidney disease • Rural health • Diabetes • Fabry disease

Media contact: Holly Gainer, hgainer@uab.edu 

eric wallace experts2017Eric Wallace, M.D.

Department of Nephrology

 

Areas of expertise:

  • Telehealth
  • Nephrology
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Fabry disease
  • Rural Health
  • Diabetes

 

Wallace, nephrologist, is the medical director for Telehealth at UAB, where he is working on creating a statewide telehealth network in Alabama. He is the first physician in the United States to replace a comprehensive face-to-face visit with a telehealth visit for a home dialysis patient.

He is passionate about eliminating geographic and socioeconomic barriers that often prevent patients from accessing specialized care. His recent work has concentrated on using telehealth to provide care for patients on home dialysis and with Fabry disease, a rare genetic disorder.

 

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