Dr. Bitzer graduated from the University of Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany and also received a chemistry master’s degree from the University of Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany. He completed his internal medicine/nephrology residency at the University of Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany and medicine residency at Montefiore Medical Center, New York. He completed his nephrology fellowship at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York. Dr. Bitzer is board-certified in internal medicine and nephrology. He has a special interest in all aspects of general adult nephrology, including chronic kidney disease (CKD).