Job Title: Physician – Nephrology

Practice Name: St. Luke’s Nephrology Associates

Practice Location: 925 E Superior Street, Suite 106, Duluth, MN, 55802

Type of Employment: Full Time


Overview of Responsibilities

  • Outpatient clinics, run from our office
  • Outpatient clinics, run at the following outreach locations:

-Cloquet Memorial Hospital (Cloquet, MN: 25 miles from practice location)

-Mariner Medical Clinic (Superior, WI: 9 miles from practice location)

-Laurentian Medical Clinic (Mountain Iron, MN: 65 miles from practice location)

-Chequamegon Medical Clinic (Ashland, WI: 70 miles from practice location)

With the addition of a second Nephrologist we will expand our outreach clinic services

  • Admitting privileges at St. Luke’s Hospital, a 267-bed general medical and surgical hospital
  • Dialysis at the following locations:

-FMC Spirit Valley Dialysis (Duluth, MN: 5 miles from practice location)

-Essentia Health – Duluth: Miller Dwan Dialysis (Duluth, MN: 1 mile from practice location)

-FMC Superior (Superior, WI: 8 miles from practice location)

-FMC Chequamegon Bay (Ashland, WI: 70 miles from practice location)

-FMC Hayward (Hayward, WI: 75 miles from practice location)

-FMC Grand Rapids (Grand Rapids, MN: 81 miles from practice location)

-FMC Hibbing (Hibbing, MN: 75 miles from practice location)

-FMC Eveleth (Eveleth, MN: 60 miles from practice location)


Practice Specifics

  • You will join Sandy Popham, MD as the second Nephrologist at St. Luke’s Nephrology Associates
  • 2014 Outpatient clinic volume: 12-16 clinic days per month; 4-6 days per month on outreach
  • Nephrologist is provided a medical assistant and medical scribe for clinic support staff
  • 2014 Inpatient volume: 5-15 average inpatient census
  • 1:2 weekend call; 26 weeks of weeknight call per year
  • 2014 Dialysis patient volume: 70-80 patients on dialysis per month

Salary and Benefit Package

Starting salary: negotiable

Malpractice insurance: paid by St. Luke’s Nephrology Associates

Health and dental insurance offered


Interested? Please contact Sam Popham: (218)249-6230, spopham2@duluthkidneyservices.com


Check out our website: http://duluthkidneyservices.com/