Please note that this website should not be used for emergency medical needs. In the event of a medical emergency, please contact your local emergency medical services immediately by dialing 911 or visiting the nearest hospital or emergency room.
We do not offer or provide medical prescriptions.
This website is not a substitute for conventional medical care.
Please be aware that this is not a telemedicine website. It is intended to provide additional understanding of hypertension, kidney disease, dialysis, and congestive heart failure, serving as a platform for second opinions.
Need Virtual Advice? How does it work?
With our service, you can get all your questions answered without leaving your home or waiting at a doctor’s office. Dr. Rifai, also known as “The Virtual Nephrologist,” will provide real-time answers to your questions. You won’t receive an automated phone response or a search result. To reach The Virtual Nephrologist, please contact us via email or the contact form. We aim to respond within 2 business days.
Before proceeding, please make sure to read our consultation rates. This service is not provided as a courtesy, nor is it free.
To ask your medical question, send us a detailed email explaining your needs, by completeing the “New Patient Form”.
Once you have done that, you can schedule an appointment that works for you and Dr. Rifai. Please, pay the fees in advance. We offer a 100% money-back guarantee and ensure your satisfaction.
To get started, download the New Patient Packet, which includes the Complete Comprehensive Medical History Form, Privacy Practices, and receipt form. Fill it out and send it back to us via fax.