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Atrius Health Names Dr. Bradley Denker as Chief of Nephrology

Brad DenkerNewton, MA  (March 15, 2016) - Atrius Health is pleased to announce that Dr. Bradley Denker has been named as the organization’s Chief of Nephrology. Dr. Denker has worked at Atrius Health since 2000 when he joined its Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates practice. As Chief, Dr. Denker will lead the Atrius Health Nephrology Department, which offers comprehensive care to patients with various kidney-related problems, including chronic kidney disease, electrolyte disorders, kidney stones, and peritoneal dialysis, among many others. 

Dr. Denker practices at Harvard Vanguard’s Boston Kenmore office located near Fenway. A graduate of the State University of New York Medical School in Syracuse, NY, Dr. Denker completed his internal medicine residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He completed a one-year fellowship in hematology in the laboratory of Dr. Peter Agre (2003 Nobel Laureate for the discovery of Aquaporins) at Johns Hopkins before completing his nephrology fellowship at the Brigham and Women's Hospital from 1988-1992. Dr. Denker is also an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and the clinical chief in the renal division at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. 

Dr. Denker resides in Holliston, MA. 

About Atrius Health

Atrius Health, an innovative nonprofit healthcare leader, delivers an effective system of connected care for more than 675,000 adult and pediatric patients in eastern and central Massachusetts.  Atrius Health's 29 medical practices, with more than 35 specialties and 750 physicians, work together with the home health and hospice services of its VNA Care subsidiary and in close collaboration with hospital partners, community specialists and skilled nursing facilities.  Atrius Health provides high-quality, patient-centered, coordinated care to every patient it serves.  By establishing a solid foundation of knowledge, understanding and trust with each with each of its patients, Atrius Health enriches their health and enhances their lives.