Meet Our Providers
Dr. Mackay was born in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, where he graduated from medical school. He completed his internal medicine training at Metropolitan Hospital, as well as his nephrology fellowship at Our Lady of Mercy Hospital, both part of New York Medical College in New York City. He is board certified in nephrology and internal medicine.
Dr. Mackay and his family moved to Athens, GA in 2006, where he has been serving the community and surrounding areas in both nephrology and internal medicine ever since.
Dr. Pena joined Georgia Kidney Consultants on July 18, 2016. Originally from the Dominican Republic, Dr. Pena finished his nephrology studies in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has extensive knowledge in both nephrology and internal medicine.
Pontifica Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra – Doctor of Medicine
Yale New Haven Hospital – Internal Medicine Residency
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center – Nephrology Fellowship
Emily Waldron joined Georgia Kidney Consultants in June of 2018. She graduated from The Pennsylvania State University in 2002 and relocated to Athens a short time later. She started her career on the nursing staff at St. Mary’s Hospital. She completed her Family Nurse Practitioner degree at Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, Kentucky.
Erica Smith joined Georgia Kidney Consultants in November of 2020. She graduated from The University of West Georgia in 2012. She was a medical surgical critical care nurse at Piedmont Atlanta for eight years. While working she also completed her Nurse Practitioner degree at The University of Alabama at Birmingham