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Dana Mitchell MD, FACP, FASN is the CEO of Global Kidney Center, PLLC and Medical Director at DaVita Woodforest in Houston, Texas, with extensive experience in care and treatment of kidney diseases as well as a background in emergency care. In addition to practicing clinical medicine, she currently serves as an adviser to nephrology groups given her experience with managing small and large nephrology practices.


She chairs the Nephrology Clinical Performance Committee for the Memorial Hermann Physician Network. She previously chaired the Physician Advisory and Medical Ethics Committees at Memorial Hermann Hospital and was a member of the Medical Executive Committee there. She has chaired and served on a variety of professional panels focused on clinical performance, quality and medical ethics.


Dr. Mitchell received the Exemplary Nephrology Practice Award from the Renal Physicians Association, is listed as one of Houston’s top doctors, was selected by the International Association of Healthcare Professionals as a Top Nephrologist in Texas, and has received numerous other awards for her contributions to advancing treatment and care of people with kidney diseases. She is a highly sought after speaker addressing a wide range of complex issues in nephrology care, including medication management, patient safety, and quality assessment.


Dr. Mitchell received her medical degree from Louisiana State University. She completed her internship and residency at Louisiana State University and her fellowship at the University of Alabama, Birmingham.

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