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Our Approach

Our approach to providing Primary and Urgent care services is to establish trust in a comprehensive care environment. Our clinicians have experience in providing services which include multiple specialties, extraordinary in-depth knowledge and the ability to care and provide for all your medical needs.

Our Story

Since 2002, we have sought to care for our patients with a comprehensive and personal touch. Our goal is to educate our patients so that they have the knowledge and insight to live a healthy life! We all know that there are bumps and scrapes along the way and we seek to help manage your total health, restoring your lifestyle and health as quickly as possible.

Meet the Doctors

Dr. Robert Szewc, M.D.

Dr. Szewc is a highly skilled, practicing Nephrologist in San Antonio and its surrounding areas. He founded Kidney & Hypertension Specialists in 2002 and serves as the medical director for two affiliated Dialysis Centers. Dr. Szewc completed an Internal Medicine Internship and Residency at UMASS Memorial Health Care in Worcester, Massachusetts, where he served as chief resident. He then followed his passion and completed a Nephrology fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas.

Dr. Szewc has extensive training and experience in the management of chronic kidney disease, hypertension and anemia. His knowledge of dialysis and End Stage Renal Disease is unsurpassed. He brings research experience in kidney disease treatment, with both Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis. Dr. Szewc was the first provider in the San Antonio area for home dialysis. He has publications dealing with Renal Stenting and Distal Embolization Protection; Plaque Extension Below the Knee for Limb Salvage in Patients with End Stage Renal Disease and Diabetes.

Recognition Awards

ESRD Fistula First Benchmark Facility Award 2010
ERSD Network of Texas Superior Performance in Hemodialysis
Serum Albumin
ESRD Network of Texas Hemodialysis Adequacy Management
University Dialysis- Southeast, 2004 for Year 2003

Memberships Include:

Renal Physician Association
American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology
Bexar County Medical Society
Texas Medical Association

Dr. Srinath Tamirisa, M.D.

Dr. Tamirisa is a talented, board certified Nephrologist and Internist. He completed his Internal Medicine residency and Nephrology fellowship at Saint Louis University Hospital. He received all-around training in all aspects of Nephrology including general, interventional and transplant nephrology. Prior to completing his fellowship, Dr. Tamirisa gained valuable experience practicing as a hospitalist with Kaiser Permanente in California. Kaiser Permanente is one of the largest hospital groups in the USA.
Dr. Tamirisa trained with world-class researchers in Nephrology and received exceptional training in the management of complications associated with chronic kidney disease and various other kidney diseases.
After graduating with coveted honors, Dr. Tamirisa joined Kidney and Hypertension Specialists in 2011. He brings several evidence-based ideas into dialysis practices including home and peritoneal dialysis. Dr. Tamirisa has expanded his practice to include the management of patients with kidney transplants. His practice goal is to provide optimal treatment of kidney diseases while enabling his patients to have the best lifestyle possible.
Dr. Tamirisa is certified by the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology (ASDIN) in both advanced hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis access procedures.