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Peter Spies, MD, Ph.D, FASN


I grew up in Atlanta, Georgia after moving from Germany when I was 15 years old. I graduated from Georgia Tech with highest honors in 1987. I was accepted into the M.D/Ph.D. program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham where I received my Ph.D. in 1994 in Microbiology and my M.D. in 1995. I completed my Internal Medicine residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Afterwards, I went to the University of Florida where I completed my Nephrology fellowship. I was recently elected a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology.

My practice specializes in all aspects of kidney disease including hypertension, acute and chronic renal failure, glomerulonephritis and dialysis. I am certified as a hypertension specialist by the American Society of Hypertension.

In my spare time I enjoy classical music, traveling, soccer and flying. I am fluent in German.

Medical School

University of Alabama
Birmingham, AL


Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO


University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine