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

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

Dr. Michael Bierle's specialty is adult nephrology. He has a special interest in kidney stones and kidney failure. He takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Bierle attended medical school at the University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Nevada. Dr. Bierle is professionally affiliated with Baptist Health System.

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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 an adult nephrology specialist. These areas are among his clinical interests: kidney stones and kidney failure. Dr. Heifner takes Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. Dr. Heifner is affiliated with Baptist Health System.

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

Dr. Joe Pevahouse's medical specialty is adult nephrology. These areas are among his clinical interests: kidney stones and kidney failure. Dr. Pevahouse is affiliated with Baptist Health System. He studied medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He honors Medicare insurance.

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

Dr. Mary Shaver-Lewis is a physician who specializes in adult nephrology. These areas are among Dr. Shaver-Lewis's clinical interests: kidney stones and kidney failure. She takes Medicare insurance. She is a graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Baptist Health System.

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

Dr. Shane Kimball's medical specialty is adult nephrology. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Kimball's clinical interests: kidney stones and kidney failure. He is professionally affiliated with Baptist Health System. He takes Medicare insurance. He graduated from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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

Dr. Gregory Bienvenu practices adult nephrology in Little Rock, AR. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. In Dr. Bienvenu's practice, he is particularly interested in kidney stones and kidney failure. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Bienvenu is professionally affiliated with Baptist Health System.

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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 in Little Rock, AR. Dr. Alam has indicated that his clinical interests include kidney stones and kidney failure. He takes Medicare insurance. He is affiliated with Baptist Health System.

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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 area of specialization is adult nephrology. Dr. Ejiofor's areas of expertise include the following: kidney stones and kidney failure. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He is affiliated with Baptist Health System.

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

Dr. Alex David, who practices in Little Rock, AR, is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. Dr. David's areas of clinical interest consist of kidney stones and kidney failure. He is professionally affiliated with Baptist Health System. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. David graduated from 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 is a specialist in adult nephrology. He works in Little Rock, AR. He graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. Dr. Glasco's areas of expertise include the following: kidney stones and kidney failure. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Glasco is professionally affiliated with Baptist Health System.

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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. These areas are among his clinical interests: kidney stones and kidney failure. Dr. Chevireddy is professionally affiliated with Baptist Health System. He accepts Medicare insurance. He studied medicine 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's area of specialization is adult nephrology. Dr. Dworkin's areas of expertise include kidney stones and kidney failure. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Dworkin is affiliated with Baptist Health System.

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

Dr. Fakhar Ijaz is an adult nephrology specialist. His areas of expertise include the following: kidney stones and kidney failure. He accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Ijaz is professionally affiliated with Baptist Health System.

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

Dr. Noel Medel is a nephrologist. Dr. Medel attended medical school at the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. He has a special interest in kidney stones and kidney failure. He is affiliated with Baptist Health System.

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

Dr. Kashaf Rasheed is a hospitalist and adult nephrologist in Little Rock, AR. Dr. Rasheed is a graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. In his practice, he is particularly interested in kidney stones and kidney failure. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Rasheed is professionally 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.

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