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We found 4 nephrologists who accept Blue Shield PPO near Fairfield, CA.

Dr. Janet Y Young, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
103 Bodin Circle
Fairfield, CA
 

Dr. Janet Young is a specialist in adult nephrology. She works in Fairfield, CA, Mather, CA, and Sacramento, CA. She accepts Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. After attending Brown University, Alpert Medical School, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. Dr. Young speaks Taiwanese. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Delta Medical Center, VA Northern California Health Care System, and John Muir Medical Center, Concord. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Young's office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1261 Travis Boulevard; Suite 150
Fairfield, CA
 

Dr. Oleg Rubin practices adult nephrology in Fairfield, CA and Vacaville, CA. Dr. Rubin (or staff) speaks Russian and Ukrainian. In his practice, he is particularly interested in kidney problems. Dr. Rubin is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Davis Hospital, and Sutter Independent Physicians (SIP). After attending Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Rubin completed his residency training at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: End-Stage Renal Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease, Acute Kidney Failure, Dialysis, Kidney Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1525 Webster Street; Suite A
Fairfield, CA
 

Dr. Steven Tolkan is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Solano Medical Center. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tolkan accepts. He is open to new patients. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. For his residency, Dr. Tolkan trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
650 Empire Street; Suite A
Fairfield, CA
 

Dr. Steven Ong, who practices in Fairfield, CA, is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. He is affiliated with Sutter Health. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ong has an open panel. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Drexel University, Dr. Ong attended St. George's University School of Medicine.

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What is Nephrology?

Nephrology is the medical specialty that deals with diseases of the kidneys. Nephrologists deal with illnesses that are caused by lowered kidney function, such as certain types of hypertension. They also treat illnesses that harm the kidneys, such as acute kidney disease. Other specific diseases and disorders that are treated by a nephrologist include:
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Acute renal failure
  • Blood or protein in the urine (hematuria or proteinuria)
  • Kidney stones
  • Nephritis, or inflammation of the kidneys

Pediatric nephrologists specialize in kidney diseases and disorders affecting infants and children. They may see children for inherited kidney diseases, recurring urinary tract infections, or high blood pressure, among other problems.

A nephrologist may use lab tests, ultrasound, and biopsies to diagnose the problem for their patients. They might prescribe treatments ranging from diet changes to dialysis to transplants. Most kidney problems are chronic, meaning that they last for a long time. Thus, nephrologists get to know their patients well and may treat them for many years.