Dr. Theresa Payne

Language: English

“CKD is not an easy thing to go through, but equipping our patients with everything they need to combat the disease is our #1 priority. This not only includes state-of-the-art treatment options, but compassionate care so our patients can tackle the disease with confidence.”

Certifications | Awards

2015: DNP – California State University Consortium:

California State University Fullerton, Fullerton. School of Nursing.

1984: ADN

Saddleback Community College, School of Nursing

1993: BSN

California State University San Bernardino, School of Nursing

2002: MSN, NP

California State University Long Beach, School of Nursing

Memberships & Certifications

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • California Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Nephrology Nurses Association
  • National Kidney Foundation Advanced Practitioners
  • American Diabetic Association
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses
  • Certified Critical Care Nurse-retired from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses

Philosophy Of Care

I believe that by educating and supporting the patients and their significant others provides the necessary tools do make the difference in their lives. Allowing for the patient to make the decisions that are right for them and their lifestyles.


Outdoor Sports



Playing tennis & basketball


Spending time with family


Dr. Theresa Payne serves patients at the following locations: