Rich Snyder, DO

Nephrologist, Author


Adrenal Health, Kidney Health


Lehigh University, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine


Adrenal health is one of the most overlooked aspects of patient care. Adrenal fatigue pervades every aspect of our health and I believe that millions of people are affected by this common and under-recognized condition.

— Rich Snyder, DO


Rich Snyder, DO, is a former writer for Verywell Health covering kidney health. He is an osteopathic physician and board-certified internist and kidney specialist. He is the co-author of Adrenal Fatigue For Dummies.

He is also the author of What You Must Know About Kidney Disease: A Practical Guide To Using Conventional and Complementary Treatments and What You Must Know About Dialysis: The Secrets to Surviving and Thriving on Dialysis.


Dr. Snyder completed his undergraduate work at Lehigh University, where he graduated with honors with a bachelor's degree in biology. He earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency at Abington Hospital and his Clinical and Research Fellowship in nephrology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

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