Nasim Wiegley, M.D. for UC Davis Health

Nasim Wiegley, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Medical Director, Southgate DCI Dialysis Clinic

Instructor of Record, Advanced Nephrology Clerkship Rotation

To see if Nasim Wiegley is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).




Locations and Contact

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
4860 Y St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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UC Davis Medical Group - Elk Grove

UC Davis Medical Group - Elk Grove Specialty Care
9390 Bighorn Blvd.
Elk Grove, CA 95758

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Phone: 916-683-3955

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Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

Dr. Wiegley is interested in providing high quality care to adults with kidney disease, with special focus in inflammatory kidney conditions (Glomerular Diseases), in addition to critical care nephrology in the hospital and management of individuals with chronic kidney disease in the ambulatory setting. These include chronic kidney disease, glomerulonephritis, electrolyte imbalance, hypertension, as well as long-term kidney replacement therapy such as hemodialysis.

In addition, she is interested in medical education and clinical training of medical students, residents and fellows.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Wiegley's clinical/research interests include: glomerular diseases, acute kidney injury, electrolyte disorders, progression of chronic kidney disease, and clinical aspects of kidney replacement therapy (dialysis) with a focus on quality improvement.



Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Medical Group

Undergraduate School

B.A., Biology and Chemistry, Summa Cum Laude, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs CO 2006

Medical School

M.D., Magna Cum Laude, St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies 2011


Internal Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria IL 2011-2014


Chief Resident - Internal Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria IL 2014-2015


Glomerular Disease Fellowship, Glomerular Disease Trial and Study Consortium (GlomCon), 2020-2021


Nephrology, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento CA 2018-2020

Fellow Poster Award - Academic Forum of UC Davis School of Medicine, 2020

Iota Epsilon Alpha Medical Honor Society, St. George's University School of Medicine, 2008

Legacy of Excellence Scholarship, St. George's University School of Medicine, 2007

Biology Honor Society, University of Colorado, 2004

Chemistry Honor Society, University of Colorado, 2005

Kidney Biopsy in Management of Lupus Nephritis: A Case-Based Narrative Review 

Novel Therapeutics for Management of Lupus Nephritis: What Is Next?

Approach to Pregnancy in Patients With Lupus Nephritis

Wiegley N, Walavalkar V, Aujla H, Chen LX, Huang Y, Lee BK, Jen KY. Clinicopathologic Characteristics of JC Virus Nephropathy in Kidney Transplant Recipients. Transplantation. 2021 May 1;105(5):1069-1076. doi:10.1097/TP.0000000000003363. PMID:32639410.

Wiegley N, Chin AI. Does Rescheduling a Missed In-Center Hemodialysis Treatment Improve Clinical Outcomes? Kidney Med. 2020 Feb 1;2(1):3-4. doi:10.1016/j.xkme.2020.01.004. PMID:32734942.

Wiegley N. Kidney Replacement Therapies for Patients with Acute Neurological Injury. Renal Fellow Network. 2020 May.

Wiegley N, Morfin JA. Incomplete Orders for Hypertonic Saline to Treat Hyponatremia. PSNet. 2020 Jan 29;2(1):3-4. 

Wiegley N, Murin S. Diagnosis and Management of Pulmonary Embolism in the Hospitalized Patient. Hospital Medicine Clinics. 2017;6(4):517-531.

Wiegley N, Morfín JA. Cardiovascular Outcomes and Home Hemodialysis. Knicely DH, Abdel-Rahman EM, Greenberg KI (eds). Handbook of Home Hemodialysis, McGraw Hill Education. 2020;9.