John Elder, MD

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Professional Distinctions

  • Specialist in Clinical Hypertension as designated by the American Society of Hypertension.
  • Medical Director, Santa Barbara Community Dialysis Center
  • Participates in clinical research trials for new drugs, especially blood pressure medications
  • Presents annual lectures on kidney disease to diabetic patients

Practicing since:

 1982 (36 years)

At Sansum Clinic since:

 1990 (28 years)

Training & Certification

Medical School/Graduate School

  • Creighton University


  • Internal Medicine, St. Mary's Hospital & Medical Center, San Francisco


  • Nephrology, University of California San Francisco


  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology, American Board of Nephrology

Additional Information


  • Member, American College of Physicians - American Society of Internal Medicine
  • Member, American Society of Hypertension
  • Member, American Society of Nephrology
  • Member, International Society of Nephrology
  • Member, National Kidney Foundation