About Us 2017-08-25T12:01:05+00:00

Welcome to Southern Kidney Care of Birmingham

Thank you for your interest in Southern Kidney Care. We are committed to providing personalized and comprehensive kidney care to our patients. 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

Megan Kaiyala
Megan KaiyalaPractice Manager
My name is Megan Kaiyala, Practice Manager with Southern Kidney Care. I have 9+ years of experience in Health Care Management, specializing in Special Projects and am certified in several healthcare systems. I am very lucky to be a part of this team that has such a positive impact on our patients’ lives.

In my spare time, you will find me with my husband and daughter. We like to be outdoors, hiking, biking, kayaking and finding new adventurous things to do as a family. I was born and raised in Portland, OR and relocated to Gadsden, AL in 2014. I instantly fell in love with all the beauty Alabama has to offer.

Sabrina Ellis
Sabrina EllisPractice Coordinator
My name is Sabrina Ellis. I am the Practice Coordinator at Southern Kidney Care. I’ve worked in the PC role for 3 years providing excellent Patient Care to everyone that walks through our doors. My career in Kidney Care began with DaVita Dialysis as an Administrative Assistant in May 2005 in Miami, Fl. I later decided to relocate to Alabama and continue my career with the company. Not only do I enjoy working with patients, I equally enjoy working as a team with the physicians. In 2014 I decided to join the NPS team as a Practice Coordinator, giving me the opportunity to do what I love: teaming with physicians to provide excellent patient care.

I am a wife of 20 years to my husband Roger and we have 2 sons, Richard and Rakim. They are my pride and joy. Richard has blessed me with 2 beautiful grandchildren who I love wholeheartedly. Rakim is a student athlete who is currently playing collegiate basketball in California. I am very family-oriented as I believe family is everything. When I am not traveling to support Rakim playing basketball, you can find me spending time with my grandkids.

My motto: Treat others as you would want to be treated.

Please help us congratulate Sabrina on receiving our Core Value award for Service Excellence.

Shari Silmon
Shari SilmonMedical Assistant
My name is Shari Silmon. I am originally from Virginia but I have been living in Alabama for 10 years now. I have an identical twin sister who lives here also . I have two daughters. I have been in the medical field for a little over 10 years. I enjoy helping people and spending time with my family. I like to go dancing, reading and shopping.