Christopher G. Acker
MD, FASN, FACP
Dr. Christopher Acker joined Richmond Nephrology Associates in January 1997. He completed his Nephrology fellowship at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, having returned to his alma mater after training in Internal Medicine and completing his military service with the US Army in Germany. He garnered several military awards, to include the Meritorious Service Medal. He attended college at Rochester Institute of Technology, and has published multiple articles in both medicinal organic chemistry and nephrology.
Dr. Acker currently serves as Medical Director for the DaVita Chester Dialysis Unit and is a Board Member for the Fresenius Dialysis Unit in Goochland.
Dr. Acker has been awarded several distinctions in medicine during his career, including being named as a “Top Doc” in Nephrology in Richmond Magazine’s April 2011 edition.
Together with Nurse Practitioners Kendall Weinert, Jessica Bartlam and Leigh Hanley, Dr. Acker takes every opportunity to spend time with his patients, helping them better understand their kidney disease.
Dr. Acker sees patients at our Southside location.
Education & Fellowships
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
97th General Hospital (Army)
5th General Hospital (Army)
Bad Cannstatt, Germany
Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Fort Gordon, GA
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Rochester Institute of Technology
Certifications & Accomplishments
Board Certified in Nephrology and Internal Medicine