North Idaho Nephrology Associates Inc. is dedicated to providing unsurpassed medical care while developing a seamless, collaborative system ensuring the best opportunity for ideal patient outcomes. NINA's philosophy has four core components: humanism - to treat all with compassion and respect; medical excellence - to practice and advocate for the best medical practice; stewardship - to utilize limited resources in a responsible manner and leadership - to mentor and lead by example.
North Idaho Nephrology Associates is a new medical practice, formed in 2007 by Dr. Shaun Joshi and Dr. Sherwin Foster for the care of those with acute and chronic kidney disease. In association with Fresenius Medical Care and Liberty Dialysis, Drs. Joshi and Foster provide both home and in-center dialysis therapy. They are joined in practice by Laura Triphahn, PA-C and .
If desired by our dialysis patients, we will provide all primary care needs.
Drs. Joshi and Foster are affiliated with Kootenai Medical Center in Coeur d'Alene, ID, Bonner General Hospital in Sandpoint, ID, Benewah Community Hospital in St. Maries, ID, and Newport Community Hospital in Newport, WA.