A photo of Elizabeth Rompies.

Nurse Practitioner, Center for Acute Care Nephrology

Educator, Center for Acute Care Nephrology


Board Certified

"I believe every patient, parent and family member should feel empowered to participate in their own healthcare with confidence."

About Me


The events of 9/11 convinced me to go into medicine. I was in high school, and watching the tragedy play out on live TV made me want to be a person who rushed into scary places while others rushed out. I wanted to be able to be there for others in their darkest hours.

While I was in nursing school, a student internship in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) sealed my desire to work in pediatrics. I was drawn to nephrology after working with organ transplant patients as a bedside nurse.

As a nephrology and apheresis nurse practitioner, I believe every patient, parent and family member should feel empowered to participate in their own healthcare with confidence. A good rapport begins with the provider demonstrating that the patient and family can, and should, understand their illness, condition or procedure — and be continuously involved in their care and decision-making.

I also serve as an educator for staff, patients and families of the Division of Nephrology. I enjoy caring for adult patients, those with certain rare conditions, or those who require uncommon and complex acute nephrologic therapies.

I have co-authored several publications. However, I’m more honored by the excellent provider ratings from my patients. I’m also pleased when patients tell me I have spent more time or explained their medical condition more thoroughly than any other provider. To me, this is the truest demonstration of the effort I give.

My research promotes the understanding, identification and treatment of acute kidney injury (AKI) and collateral organ and system damage in certain high-risk populations, such as those who have cancer.

In my free time, I dance! I have danced since I was 5 years old and have continued to as an adult for over a decade. It is my outlet and my joy. I also enjoy spending time with my husband and our three young children.

Clinical Interests

Acute care nephrology treatment modalities; solid organ transplant; reduction of acute kidney injury leading to chronic kidney disease (NINJA project); pediatric primary care

Clinical Divisions

Nephrology and Hypertension

My Locations

My Education

RN: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2006.

MSN: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2012.

Certification: Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, PNCB, 2012.