DALTON, Ga., May 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — John D. Richmond, MD, FACP, is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Top Doctor for his outstanding achievements in the medical field.
Dr. John D. Richmond is a now semi-retired, board-certified Nephrologist & Internal medicine physician and Fellow in the American College of Physicians. He lives in Dalton, GA, where he was/is Dalton’s 1st full-time Nephrologist. He was the founding physician and President & CEO of Nephrology & Hypertension Specialists, PC, a single-specialty physician group founded in 1984 until he retired from full-time practice in 2014. Despite his retirement and the retirement of another senior physician, the thriving practice operates with four nephrologists and three nurse practitioners. Dr. Richmond supervises three dialysis facilities in Northwest Georgia.
Before re-locating to Dalton, he practiced nephrology for nearly two years (1982-1984) in his hometown of Beckley, WV, as its first full-time Nephrologist. He was at that time an associate physician with the Charleston Renal Group and Dr. Mary Lou Lewis, the state’s first Nephrologist. He is now working part-time as a general internist at an urgent care and family practice center in Dalton while traveling as much as he and his wife Agnes can afford.
Dr. Richmond completed his bachelor’s degree at WVU in 1970, before earning his MD degree at WVU in 1974. While on the Morgantown campus, he served in the…