Claire Fritsche, M.D.

Dr. Fritsche specializes in kidney disease, including caring for patients before, during and after kidney transplantation.  She provides compassionate and individualized care to her patients and their families.

Dr. Fritsche served as a clinical instructor at Boston University Affiliated Hospitals and was an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin before joining Midwest Nephrology Associates in 1995.

Dr. Fritsche has received numerous awards, honors and research recognition and is a past recipient of the teacher of the year award presented by the Medical College of Wisconsin and the St. Luke’s Residency Program. She has published numerous papers related to Nephrology.

Dr Fritsche is the Quality Medical Director for the St. Luke’s Kidney Transplant Program.

Patient Care Focus:
Transplant Nephrology
Chronic Kidney Disease
Bone Disease

Medical Education:
Medical College of Wisconsin (Degree earned: MD)

Residency:
Medical College of Wisconsin - Internal Medicine

Fellowships:
Nephrology - Boston University Medical Center University Hospital

Board Certifications:
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Nephrology - American Board of Internal Medicine

Professional Societies
American Society of Nephrology
American Society of Transplant Physicians

Distinctions:  
Division Chief Nephrology-St. Luke’s Medical Center
St. Luke’s Medical Center Transplant Selection Committee
St. Luke’s Medical Center Transplant Protocol Committee