Background and Experience
Dr. Ajuria completed his medical training at Temple University, graduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and his Fellowship in Nephrology at the George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C. and is a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology and co-authored two chapters in Nephrology and Hematology textbooks on “Hemodialysis Membrane Compatibility” and “The Anemia of Chronic Kidney Disease”. Dr. Ajuria is currently Chief of Nephrology at Holy Cross Hospital and the Medical Director of DaVita Dixie Dialysis. He is also a faculty member for the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Residency Program at Holy Cross Hospital and an Associate Professor at Nova Southeastern University Medical School, Division of Nephrology.
Areas of Interest
Dr. Ajuria’s special areas of interest include: anemia of kidney failure, HIV infection and kidney disease, renal complications of inflammatory bowel disease, chronic kidney disease, acute kidney failure due to drug toxicity, and management of complicated hypertension.
Dr. Ajuria is a native of Miami. He studied classical piano for 14 years and attended the Eastman School of Music while obtaining an undergraduate degree at the University of Rochester in upstate New York. Among his numerous awards are consistently being named “Top Doctor” in Nephrology. He was also recently recognized as a “Top Performer” among “Best Doctors” by the U.S. News and World Report.
In addition, he reviews prospective grants for the Campbell Foundation, which awards funding for AIDS research.
Dr. Ajuria has a painting studio with his spouse, and his beautiful artwork may be found throughout our two offices. They are proud parents of a spoiled Airedale, Oden, and a feisty baby African Grey named Benny.