Ronald L. Mars, M.D.

Ronald L. Mars M.D.

Associate Professor

Department: Department of Medicine
Business Phone: (904) 244-5964
Business Email:

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Clinical Profile

  • Nephrology
  • Clinical Special Interests: Vascular access in hemodialysis patients; nutrition and metabolism in hemo and peritoneal dialysis patients; kinetics of dialysis; diabetic renal disease


Comparison of Dialysate To Blood Flow Ratios 1.5 Vs 2.0
Journal of Investigative Medicine.60():388-[DOI] .[PMID] .
Bactermia in Patients With Hiv and Hepatitis C: Analysis of the Dmms Study
Journal of Investigative Medicine.56():421-[DOI] .[PMID] .
Hepatitis C and Cirrhosis as Risk Factors for Bacteremia in Hemodialysis Patients
Journal of Investigative Medicine.56():452-[DOI] .[PMID] .
A multicenter, prospective, randomized, comparative evaluation of dual- versus triple-lumen catheters for hemodialysis and apheresis in 485 patients.
American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation.42(2):315-24[DOI] .[PMID] 12900814.
Use of bolus intraperitoneal aminoglycosides for treating peritonitis in end-stage renal disease patients receiving continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis and continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis.
Advances in peritoneal dialysis. Conference on Peritoneal Dialysis.16():280-4[DOI] .[PMID] 11045311.
Use of bolus intraperitoneal iron dextran in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis or continuous cyclic peritoneal dialysis patients receiving recombinant human erythropoietin.
Advances in peritoneal dialysis. Conference on Peritoneal Dialysis.15():60-4[DOI] .[PMID] 10682073.
Effect of end-stage renal disease on decreased heart rate variability.
The American journal of cardiology.82(9):1156-8, A10[DOI] .[PMID] 9817506.
Successful use of zero calcium dialysate to treat hypercalcemia in a postsurgical peritoneal dialysis patient.
Advances in peritoneal dialysis. Conference on Peritoneal Dialysis.9():284-7[DOI] .[PMID] 8105944.

Office Information

Academic Office
Lower Level, Clinical Center
655 West 8th Street, C290
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 244-5964
Administrative Manager
Sandy Caroccio
(904) 244-5964


Medical Degree
1972 · Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, USA
Internal Medicine Residency
1975 · Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Nephrology Fellowship
1978 · Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA