David M. Trueba, M.D.
Nephrology Associates of South Miami, PA


Dr. David M Trueba is a board certified Internal Medicine and Nephrology physician in practice since 2004. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio where he was named Resident of the Year. He then completed his Nephrology fellowship at the University of Kentucky, while also working at the Lexington VA hospital caring for veterans.

Dr. Trueba is an active member of the medical community in Miami with privileges in all of the major hospitals in the area. Currently, he serves as Chief of Staff of Jackson South Community Hospital and is a member of the Medical Executive Committee at Homestead Hospital. He is also the Medical Director of Fresenius Ocean Sound Dialysis Unit, and chairs two Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committees. Dr. Trueba enjoys teaching and is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the Department of Internal Medicine and Nephrology with the Florida International University (FIU) Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. He has sponsored various medical students and nurse practitioner students throughout the years. Dr. Trueba resides in Miami with his wife and 3 children. He leads an active lifestyle with his family and enjoys running and hiking. He is fluent in both English and Spanish.


  • 2004 completed Nephrology fellowship, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ohio
  • 2002 completed Internal Medicine residency, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1998 received his Degree in Medicine (Cum Laude), Universidad Central del Este, Dominican Republic
  • 1996 received his Bachelor of Science, Florida International University, Miami, Florida


Dr. Trueba has published and presented in topics of Nephrology and Mineral Bone Diseases in Chronic Kidney Disease.  Dr. Trueba is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine in both Internal Medicine and Nephrology. He holds memberships in the Renal Physicians Association and American Society of Nephrology.