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R. Geoffrey Motz, MD

Dr. R. Geoffrey “Geoff” Motz is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. Dr. Motz grew up in Cincinnati and attended Saint Xavier High School. He attended college and medical school at Saint Louis University (SLU) in St Louis, Missouri, where he graduated with his Doctor of Medicine (MD) with a Distinction in Community Service. While at SLU, Dr. Motz was a leader within SLU’s Physicians for Human Rights chapter and was honored with the Emerging Leaders Award and Co-Best Chapter Award. He was also inducted into the Alpha Sigma Nu Honor Society.

Dr. Motz was fortunate to return home to Cincinnati for his Internal Medicine Residency and Nephrology Fellowship at the University of Cincinnati.  While at UC, he was the Nephrology fellowship representative to the Resident Advisory Committee and was given the Outstanding Fellow Award.

Dr. Motz is passionate about serving his community and collaborating with the healthcare team to provide personalized, high-quality medical care. He is particularly interested in chronic kidney disease, resistant hypertension, kidney stone prevention, glomerular diseases, and acute kidney injury. In his free time, Dr. Motz enjoys playing golf, traveling, hiking, and scuba diving.

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology


  • University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Nephrology Fellowship


  • University of Cincinnati Medical Center
  • Internal Medicine Residency

Medical School

Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis Missouri


Saint Louis University

Professional Associations

  • American Society of Nephrology (ASN)
  • National Kidney Foundation (NKF)
  • American Society of Transplantation (AST)
  • International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis (ISPD)

Professional Awards

  • Outstanding Fellow Award
  • Dr. Singh Endowment Fund in Nephrology
  • UC Nephrology Fellowship, academic year 2019 – 2020

Additional areas of clinical expertise, training, subspecialty certifications, or interests

  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Resistant hypertension
  • Kidney stone prevention
  • Glomerular diseases
  • Acute kidney injury

Patient Reviews

Dr. Motz is a phenomenal doctor. He is very thorough. Listens to concerns and really explains everything. I am lucky to have found him!! The staff is amazing as well. Upbeat and positive.

I felt welcomed. The staff was professional and thorough. I didn't have to wait long for Dr. Motz. He also was friendly, courteous, and quite knowledgeable. He was sincere, and he gave me a feeling that he cares for his patients. I look forward to my next appointment, and I hope I have improved my health in a positive way.

Dr. Motz was very attentive in listening to my history. He was very thorough in his research of my previous history and explained what he wanted me to do prior to my next visit.

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