Mercer Medical Group Nephrology

Keep Your Appointment from the Comfort and Safety of Your Home!

To all Mercer Medical Group Patients (Athens Medical Center, MMG Primary Care, MMG Cardiology, MMG ENT, MMG General Surgery, MMG Nephrology, MMG Neurology, MMG Pulmonology, MMG Urology, MMG Women’s Health) and The Behavioral Health Pavilion Outpatients:

For your health and safety, and to allay any concerns you have regarding an office visit at this time, we are offering virtual appointments via computer, tablet, iPad, smartphone, or regular telephone for certain appointment types. 

Telehealth (computer, tablet, iPad, or smartphone connected to the internet) or Virtual Visit (via regular telephone) will enable you to keep your appointment from the comfort and safety of your home. Telehealth is for Medicare and most insurances, except Medicaid. Virtual Visit is for Medicare only.

Please call your Mercer Medical Group office or The Behavioral Health Pavilion Outpatient office for details and instructions on using these new options.

Call us today to learn more about this exciting new technology!

Athens Medical Center304.384.7325
MMG Primary Care304.487.7936
MMG Cardiology304.431.7200
MMG ENT304.487.3407
MMG General Surgery304.425.1852
MMG Nephrology304.425.0345
MMG Neurology304.431.7200
MMG Pulmonology304.425.0403
MMG Urology304.425.6525
MMG Women’s Health304.425.0025
The Behavioral Health Pavilion Outpatient Programs304.327.9205


A native of Amman, Jordan, Abbas El-Khatib, M.D. received a medical degree from the University of Jordan in Amman. He fulfilled his nephrology fellowship at The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, and his internal medicine residency at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan.

In the late 1990s, Dr. El-Khatib served as Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, West Virginia. His professional memberships include the American Society of Nephrology and the American College of Physicians.

Most recently, Dr. El-Khatib served as Medical Chief, Section of Nephrology at King Hussein Cancer Center, Amman, Jordan.

Ahmad Eter, M.D., F.A.S.N. earned his medical degree at the University of Aleppo School of Medicine, Syria, where he graduated with honors in the top 10 percent of his class. He completed residency in internal medicine at University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada, and fellowship at Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, New York. He is certified in internal medicine and nephrology by the American Board of Internal Medicine and holds the ECFMG Certificate.

Dr. Eter has been affiliated with PCH since 2018. He was previously associated with Nephrology-Hypertension Associates in Bluefield, West Virginia, the Charleston Area Medical Center Hospitalist Group and a multi-specialty group in Beckley, West Virginia.

Dr. Eter is the author of several publications in the field of nephrology and is a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology.

Nephrologists are educated in internal medicine and then undergo additional training to specialize in treating patients with kidney problems. Kidney conditions addressed by nephrology include:

  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)
  • Acute Renal Failure
  • Kidney Stones
  • Dialysis
  • Kidney Transplantation

Contact Information
Mercer Medical Group Nephrology
New Hope Professional Park, Building 2, Suite 2
296 New Hope Road, Princeton, WV 24740
Phone: 304.425.0345

Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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