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Kidney Care & Transplant Services of New England

Welcome to Kidney Care & Transplant Services!

Kidney Care and Transplant Services is a group of kidney doctors, transplant surgeons, advanced practitioners and dedicated medical staff with roots in western New England for over 4 decades. Comprised of compassionate clinicians, dedicated educators and skilled researchers, we were founded by the guiding principles of quality, innovation and leadership in an ever-changing healthcare environment. We hold academic titles at Tufts University and the University of Massachusetts medical schools and serve in leadership positions throughout the area.

We are dedicated to outstanding care of our patients and their families and believe in team-based management that is continuously focused on advancing the quality of care. Our staff welcomes the challenge of living up to and surpassing your expectations.


Dr. Spencer Hodgins

Dr. Spencer Hodgins, Baystate Medical Center Outstanding Specialist Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to our dear friend and partner, Dr. Spencer Hodgins, winner of the 2021 Baystate Medical Center Outstanding Specialist Teacher of the Year Award. Who shows us everyday the importance of caring for our patients, our trainees and our family.

Dr. Michael Plager

Dr. Michael Plager Selected Community Clinician of the Year

Kidney Care takes great pleasure in announcing that Dr. Michael Plager has been selected as the Community Clinician of the Year by the Franklin District Medical Society and the Massachusetts Medical Society. Congratulations Mike! Thank you for serving as a daily role model for all of us who aspire to be skilled and caring physicians.