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We found 15 providers with an interest in kidney failure near Little Rock, AR.

Dr. Michael Lawrence Bierle, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2 Lile Court; Suite 102b
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Michael Bierle practices adult nephrology in Little Rock, AR. He has indicated that his clinical interests include kidney stones and kidney failure. He takes Medicare insurance. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Nevada, Dr. Bierle attended the University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Baptist Health System.

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All Interests: Kidney Stones, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure

Dr. Shane Palmer Kimball, DO
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
500 South University Avenue; Suite 219
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Shane Kimball specializes in adult nephrology. His areas of clinical interest consist of kidney stones and kidney failure. Dr. Kimball's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Medicare insurance. He graduated from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Kimball is professionally affiliated with Baptist Health System.

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All Interests: Kidney Stones, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure

Dr. Muhammad Gohar Alam, MPH, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
500 S University Avenue; Suite 508
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Muhammad Alam is an adult nephrologist. He has a special interest in kidney stones and kidney failure. He is professionally affiliated with Baptist Health System. Dr. Alam graduated from Punjab Medical College. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Dr. John Kevin Heifner, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
500 South University Avenue; Suite 219
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. John Heifner is a physician who specializes in adult nephrology. In Dr. Heifner's practice, he is particularly interested in kidney stones and kidney failure. He is professionally affiliated with Baptist Health System. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine.

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Dr. Fakhar Ijaz, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
500 S University Avenue; Suite 508
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Fakhar Ijaz, who practices in Little Rock, AR, is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Ijaz include kidney stones and kidney failure. He is professionally affiliated with Baptist Health System. He attended medical school at King Edward Medical University. Dr. Ijaz takes Medicare insurance.

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All Interests: Kidney Stones, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure

Dr. Joe Beeler Pevahouse, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
9601 Lile Drive; Suite 350
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Joe Pevahouse practices adult nephrology. In his practice, he is particularly interested in kidney stones and kidney failure. Dr. Pevahouse accepts Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Pevahouse is affiliated with Baptist Health System.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2 Lile Court; Suite 102b
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Mary Shaver-Lewis sees patients in Little Rock, AR and Conway, AR. Her medical specialty is adult nephrology. She is especially interested in kidney stones and kidney failure. Dr. Shaver-Lewis is professionally affiliated with Baptist Health System. She attended medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. She is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2 Lile Court; Suite 102b
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Noel Medel is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. Dr. Medel's areas of clinical interest consist of kidney stones and kidney failure. He graduated from the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. He is affiliated with Baptist Health System.

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Dr. Gregory Stephen Bienvenu, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2 Lile Court; Suite 102b
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Gregory Bienvenu, who practices in Little Rock, AR, is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. Dr. Bienvenu's areas of expertise include the following: kidney stones and kidney failure. He is affiliated with Baptist Health System. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Dr. Moses Chukwudi Ejiofor, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
500 S. University Avenue; Suite 306
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Moses Ejiofor's specialty is adult nephrology. Clinical interests for Dr. Ejiofor include kidney stones and kidney failure. He is affiliated with Baptist Health System. Dr. Ejiofor accepts Medicare insurance.

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Dr. Alex Stanley David, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2 Lile Court; Suite 102b
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Alex David practices adult nephrology in Little Rock, AR. Areas of particular interest for Dr. David include kidney stones and kidney failure. Dr. David is affiliated with Baptist Health System. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. David attended medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine.

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Dr. Garry Bernard Glasco, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2 Lile Court; Suite 102b
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Garry Glasco sees patients in Little Rock, AR. His medical specialty is adult nephrology. He has indicated that his clinical interests include kidney stones and kidney failure. Dr. Glasco is affiliated with Baptist Health System. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine.

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Dr. Joel Dworkin, MD, PhD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
500 S. University Avenue; Suite 214
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Joel Dworkin specializes in adult nephrology and practices in Little Rock, AR. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Dworkin include kidney stones and kidney failure. He is affiliated with Baptist Health System. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Dworkin graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

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Dr. Prajwal Chevireddy, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
9601 Baptist Health Drive; Suite 400
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Prajwal Chevireddy is a specialist in adult nephrology. He works in Little Rock, AR. His clinical interests encompass kidney stones and kidney failure. Dr. Chevireddy is affiliated with Baptist Health System. He studied medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Adult Nephrology
500 S. University Avenue; Suite 505
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Kashaf Rasheed's medical specialty is hospital medicine (hospitalist) and adult nephrology. In Dr. Rasheed's practice, he is particularly interested in kidney stones and kidney failure. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Baptist Health System.

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What is Kidney Failure?

Kidneys are bean-shaped organs located under the ribs near the spine. They work to remove waste and excess fluids from the body through the urine. When the kidneys are no longer working well enough for a person to live without interventions such as dialysis or a kidney transplant, it is considered kidney failure. Kidney (sometimes called renal) failure can happen suddenly, usually after surgery or an injury to the kidneys. It can also happen slowly after many years of chronic kidney disease.

The most common causes of kidney failure by far are diabetes and high blood pressure. Some other causes of chronic kidney disease are conditions such as HIV or polycystic kidney disease, inherited problems with the kidneys, or large amounts of drugs or medications that damage the kidneys.

The symptoms of kidney failure are extremely varied and depend on whether the kidney failure happened suddenly or over time. Some of the more common symptoms are fluid retention and swelling, decreased urine output, shortness of breath, fatigue, and itching as toxins begin to build up in the body.

A doctor can check kidney function with blood tests to see how well the kidneys are filtering the blood, urine tests to check for the presence of blood or protein, or blood pressure tests. High blood pressure can cause kidney disease, but kidney failure can also cause high blood pressure.

Kidney failure is a serious condition. Sometimes, if the condition happened suddenly, the problem that caused the kidney failure can be reversed and the patient can recover. More often, patients with kidney failure will rely on dialysis or a kidney transplant to stay healthy.