Welcome to Southern Kidney Care of Birmingham

Thank you for your interest in Southern Kidney Care. Our nephrologists are committed to providing personalized and comprehensive kidney care to our patients in the Birmingham area. Our team of dedicated professionals are specialists in the care of kidneys, kidney diseases and renal transplantation.

Our Mission Statement

At Southern Kidney Care it is our mission to improve the health and well-being of our patients by providing high-quality, individualized and patient centered service.

Our Patients Are Our Priority.

Our Values

  • Individualized Kidney Care: Southern Kidney Care recognizes that each patient is unique and their concerns are different. We strive to understand our patients’ needs and provide individualized care to help our patients have the best possible outcomes.
  • Quality: We provide evidence-based medical care and we ensure our patients receive appropriate information and education. Making sure patients are well-informed is the first step to improved health and well-being.
  • Compassion: We treat all patients, family members and teammates with empathy and understanding.
  • Integrity: We believe that integrity is the most important link in our chain. We are committed to honest communication and consistency. We mean what we say and we will deliver on it.
  • Accountability: We are committed to providing high quality medical care and service excellence. Each team member is responsible and accountable to ensure you have the best possible patient experience.
  • Availability: We strive to always be available to our patients. We are committed to addressing concerns and questions appropriately and in a timely manner. We extend this availability to our medical community to ensure a smooth transition for our patients.
  • Professionalism: We believe our behaviors are reflective of our beliefs. We encourage respectful, open and empathetic communication from patients, family members and teammates.
  • Teamwork: We recognize that our strength is in the people we work with. Here at Southern Kidney Care we value our teammates and our patients. We treat each teammate and patient with respect and appreciation. Welcome to our team.

Expert Care Where You Are

Our practice accepts many insurance health plans and has admitting privileges with local hospitals in the area.

View the list of Health Plans we accept on the New Patients Section.

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Practice Staff

Anita Frederick
Anita FrederickPractice Manager
Anita Frederick is the Practice Operations Supervisor at Southern Kidney Care in Birmingham, Alabama. Anita has a background in practice management and is a certified perioperative blood management technician. She worked to support perfusion services in open heart surgery before changing her focus to a career in practice management.

She will complete her certified physician practice manager certification by the end of 2019 and looks forward to continuing to learn and grow in her field. In her free time, she loves spending time with her husband, Jeff, and two rescue bulldogs. When she isn’t working, she loves working out and spending time with family and friends.

Shari Gilbert
Shari GilbertPractice Coordinator
Shari Gilbert is the Practice Coordinator at Southern Kidney Care. She has worked in the medical field for over 10 years and have been with DaVita since 2016. Ms. Gilbert enjoys helping patients and working with our physicians. Providing excellent patient care to patients is what she does best.

Ms. Gilbert recently married a wonderful husband. She has two beautiful daughters and one grandson. She is originally from Virginia, but she has been in Alabama since 2006. Ms. Gilbert enjoys spending time with my family and friends. During the summer, she likes to go to the beach and eat seafood. In her spare time, she likes to go dancing, shopping and traveling.

Stacy Shepherd
Stacy ShepherdMedical Assistant
Stacy Shepherd is a certified Clinical Medical Assistant. She joined Southern Kidney Care in June 2018. With over 25 years of experience in healthcare, Ms. Shepherd has worked in a variety of fields within the industry from blood donor services, polysomnography technician services, OB/GYN, pain management and urgent family care.