Nasim Wiegley, M.D.

Nasim Wiegley, M.D.


Internal Medicine



Internal Medicine


  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
  • Medical Director, Southgate DCI Dialysis Clinic


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).

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

4860 Y St., Suite 0200
Sacramento, CA 95817
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UC Davis Medical Group - Elk Grove

9390 Bighorn Blvd., Suite 120
Elk Grove, CA 95758
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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, including critical care nephrology in the hospital, and management of individuals with reduced kidney function in the ambulatory setting. These include chronic kidney disease, inflammatory kidney conditions (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: Acute kidney injury and critical care nephrology, Electrolyte disorders, Progression of chronic kidney disease, and clinical aspects of kidney replacement therapy (dialysis) with focus on quality improvement.



Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Medical Group


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

B.A., University of Colorado, Colorado Springs CO 2006


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

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


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

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2014

American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology,

Professional Memberships

American College of Physicians

American Society of Nephrology

National Kidney Foundation

Honors and Awards

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

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

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

Biology Honor Society, University of Colorado, 2004

Chemistry Honor Society, University of Colorado, 2005

Select Recent Publications

Wiegley N, Morfin JA. ‘Home Hemodialysis and Cardiovascular Outcomes’ in: Knicely, D (ed.) Handbook of Home Hemodialysis. McGraw Hill Education.

Wiegley N, Walavalkar V, Aujla H, et al. Clinicopathologic Characteristics of JC Virus Nephropathy in Kidney Transplant Recipients. Transplantation. 2021

Wiegley N, Chin AI. Does Rescheduling a Missed In-center Hemodialysis Treatment Improve Clinical Outcomes? Kidney Medicine. 2020

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

Wiegley N, Morfin JA. Incomplete Orders for Hypertonic Saline to Treat Hyponatremia. PSNet [internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, US Department of Health and Human Services. 2020;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.