Suzanne Norby, MD

  • Transplant Medicine
  • Nephrology (Inpatient Hospitalist)


Suzanne Norby, MD, is a UW Health nephrologist (kidney doctor) and an professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Norby is also the head of the Division of Nephrology and the Flesch Family Faculty Fellow in Kidney Transplant Research.

Dr. Norby cares for hospitalized patients with a range of acute (sudden) and chronic (long-term) kidney diseases and disorders, including those who need dialysis, a procedure that cleans waste from blood. She also treats patients with difficult-to-control high blood pressure and electrolyte disorders and medically manages kidney stone risk factors.

With a special interest in transplant medicine, Dr. Norby provides long-term care for people after they’ve had kidney and pancreas transplants. She also evaluates potential kidney transplant recipients and those who are interested in donating a kidney to someone else.

To develop optimal care plans, Dr. Norby works to diagnose kidney disease as early and accurately as possible. She believes partnering with people and their primary care providers to manage their complex conditions is the key to successful disease management.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Education & credentials

Medical School
  • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (formerly UW Medical School), Madison, WI
  • Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
  • Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN