With more than four decades in renal medicine and a pharmacy degree in addition to his M.D., Dr. Braxter Irby’s deep, interpersonal relationships with and appreciation for his patients, combined with his understanding of kidney disease, enables him to provide unique insight into research programs.

Board certified in internal medicine, Dr. Irby completed his medical degree, internship and residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in nephrology under Dr. John Bower, founder of the prestigious Bower Foundation.

Dr. Irby supports nephrology research from his office at Southwest Mississippi Nephrology in Brookhaven, Miss. He is also affiliated with Kings Daughters Medical Center and Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center.