Michael Tekeste MD

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Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine; Subspecialty Board of Nephrology


Dr. Michael Tekeste received his doctor of medicine at the Saba University School of Medicine, Saba Netherlands. He completed an internal medicine residency at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA and a nephrology fellowship at Oregon Health & Science University, Portland OR.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Tekeste’s clinical interests include acute kidney failure, chronic kidney disease, glomerulonephritis, and electrolyte disorders.

Practice Philosophy

"I enjoy listening to my patients, providing them with information about their medical conditions and treatment options. I encourage patients to participate in their care and decision making regarding treatment plans."

Professional Involvement

American Society of Nephrology


English, Amharic

Hospital Affiliations

Swedish Medical Center

Personal Interests

Outside of practice, Dr. Tekeste enjoys running, playing soccer and hiking.