South Mountain Nephrology LLC in Belleville
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Office in Belleville
  • Areas of Practice:
  • Nephrology

South Mountain Nephrology LLC

About Us

Dr. Ranka Samsa and Dr. Penny Defranco of South Mountain Nephrology LLC have both been reviewed and approved by NJ Top Docs.

Our Doctors

Dr. Ranka Samsa

Dr. Ranka Samsa is a nephrologist in Belleville, New Jersey.

Education & Training
  • Medical School – University of Zagreb Medical School, Zagreb, Croatia
  • Internship – Healthcare Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
  • Residency – Holy Spirit Hospital, Croatia 1991, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Fellowship – Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Hospital Affiliations
  • Clara Maass Medical Center
  • Saint Barnabas Medical Center
  • Dr. Penny Defranco

    Penny Defranco, MD is a nephrology specialist in Belleville, NJ and has been practicing for over two decades.

    Education & Training
  • Medical School – Technological University of Santiago, Santiago, Chile
  • Internship – St Luke’s Hospital, Chesterfield, MO
  • Residency – St Luke’s Hospital, Chesterfield, MO
  • Fellowship – St Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
  • Hospital Affiliations
  • Clara Maass Medical Center
  • Saint Barnabas Medical Center
  • Our Services
  • Arteriovenostomy For Renal Dialysis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Our Office
    Phone: (973) 450-8999
    Fax: (973) 450-9669
    Monday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Thursday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare
  • Dr Samsa is a very caring doctor. She is very intelligent and explains things in a manner in which her patient can understand. Her bed side manner is wonderful she makes her patients feel good about themselves.

    Excellent doctor! She has been my nephrologist for 12 years and I would highly recommend Dr. Samsa. She is professional, friendly and always concerned about her patient’s well being.

    If you are looking for a compassionate and extremely intelligent Nephrologist, Dr De Franco is execptional. I was diagnosed with Lupus and Lupus Nephritis. SHe explaimed every option and gave me so much hope for my future. I feel completely safe in her care.

    Dr De Franco is very accommodating and takes her time to listen on every visit. She treats me with so much concern and care for my health. She makes me feel like family. Her staff is friendly and accommodating.