Elzbieta McMurtrie, M.D.

Joined San Antonio Kidney In 2001
Elzbieta McMurtrie, M.D. - San Antonio Kidney

Elzbieta McMurtrie, MD, is part of the team of kidney care specialists at San Antonio Kidney Disease Center Physicians Group in San Antonio. This nationally recognized group of highly skilled providers successfully fulfills their stated commitment to providing residents in south-central Texas the most effective treatments available for kidney problems by including physicians like Dr. McMurtrie as part of the team.

Dr. McMurtrie has been with San Antonio Kidney Disease Center since 2001 and currently sees patients at the Downtown Clinic and Mission Crossing Clinic. Her warm personality and genuine compassion quickly put her patients at ease. She takes the necessary time to explain a diagnosis as well as the treatment options available, and the reasoning behind her recommendations.

Dr. McMurtrie strongly believes that the patients control their health and, by changing the lifestyle or diet, can cure or modify most chronic diseases. Common prescriptions in her office are vegan diet, yoga, laughter, and exercise.

Dr. McMurtrie is married with three kids. She enjoys trail running, cooking, and learning Spanish. She is active in local charities and believes that access to healthcare is a human right, not a privilege.

Certified by both the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Internal Medicine-Nephrology, Dr. McMurtrie earned her medical degree at the Karol Marcinkowski Academy of Medical Sciences in Poland. She completed postdoctoral studies with the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the University of Florida in Gainesville, where she also finished her internship, residency, and fellowship programs.

Medical Degree
  • Karol Marcinkowski Medical Academy
  • University of Florida
Internal Medicine Internship
  • University of Florida
Internal Medicine Residency
  • University of Florida
Nephrology Fellowship
  • University of Florida, 1998
Board Certification
  • American Board of Internal Medicine: 1995
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology: 1998
Professional Memberships
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • Renal Physician Association
Honors & Awards
  • National Kidney Foundation Grant Award, 1998
  • National Institute of Health Sponsored Mentorship Grant Award, 1998
  • American Arthritis Foundation Grant Award, 1998
  • American Federation for Medical Research Trainee Award, 1997
  • Graduation “With Honors”, first in class, 1991
  • Outstanding Student Awards, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1986 and 1985

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Dr. McMurtie is a Winner of The Healthgrades Honor Roll & Castle Connolly Top Doctor Awards, Ranked one of 316 of the most highly recommended physicians in San Antonio by San Antonio Magazine

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