All patients who are Covid 19 positive must complete the CDC recommended 5-day isolation period before being scheduled to come into the office for lab or office services and wear a mask in the office if they have recently had Covid or are suffering from other respiratory symptoms. Masking is voluntary currently, however highly recommended for those vulnerable to respiratory illness, and those in high-risk populations such as immunosuppressed and dialysis patients.

Most Recognized &
Nephrology Group

We provide consultative services and have admitting privileges at Crouse Hospital and St. Joseph’s Hospital. We work together with local dialysis centers to manage the changing healthcare needs of our patients.

Expert care in the treatment and management of kidney disease

We promise is to deliver patient-centered care with compassion and excellence, utilizing the best technology and innovation available.

About us

Welcome To Nephrology Associates

Nephrology Associates of Syracuse, PC began as a two physician practice in 1978 and has continued to grow. Our practice includes 6 American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) certified Nephrologists, 2 nurse practitioners, and 4 physician assistants who work collaboratively to meet the needs of our patients.

Our Mission

To provide superior nephrological care to our patients with personal attention, expert care, and friendly service.

Our Vision

Our efforts to increase awareness and early detection combined with our unwavering dedication to patient well-being keeps our practice in the forefront, consistently setting the standard of excellence in the field of nephrology.

Our Locations


Monday – Friday

8.00 am – 4.00 pm

Saturday – Sunday


*Please note that our doors open at 7:20 am on weekdays for patients with scheduled office visits or lab appointments.

Kidney Disease Education
Blood Pressure & Patient Teaching Rn Visits

Explore the best choices in kidney treatment

Kidney Conditions and care we provide:

Fast Facts

Kidney Disease

Risk Factors

The two main causes of kidney disease are diabetes and high blood pressure.

Early Detection is Key

The best treatment for kidney disease is facilitated by early detection, when the disease can be slowed or stopped.

“Patient education is a key part of managing kidney disease. We encourage all of our patients to read about their conditions and ask us questions about options for managing their nephrology issues.”
Matthew G. Chaffin, MD

Dr. Antoine Azar, MD

Internal Medicine ~ Nephrology

Expert Care & Personal Attention

Why Choose Us?

Nephrology Associates of Syracuse, PC has been providing expert patient care for over forty years. All of our physicians have completed extensive education and clinical training in nephrology. They are all board-certified professionals who hold memberships and fellowships in many professional organizations and frequently attend conferences and meetings to learn about the latest advancements in nephrology in order to provide our patients with optimal care.

Thank you for choosing Nephrology Associates of Syracuse to be your healthcare provider. Our dedicated physicians and staff are proud to serve you