Welcome to Eugene Springfield Nephrology's website. Nephrology is a subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with disorders of the kidney and blood pressure. A nephrologist is a physician who has been trained in the general specialty of internal medicine and then sub-specialized in the field of nephrology. We are committed to quality medical care and hope this site will help you with any questions you have.
Eugene Springfield Nephrology was first established in 1973 by Dr. Emily B Fergus and Dr. Mattox Purvis. They were joined by Dr. James Walker in 1977. The first dialysis outside of Portland was at Sacred Heart Hospital in 1974. Eugene Springfield Nephrology now has five board certified nephrologists, and manages dialysis units in Eugene, Springfield and Coos Bay.