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We found 5 nephrologists who accept Anthem Blue Cross PPO near Laguna Hills, CA.

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Dr. Jacob K Ahdoot, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
15775 Laguna Canyon Road; Suite 220
Irvine, CA
 

Dr. Jacob Ahdoot specializes in adult nephrology and practices in Irvine, CA. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ahdoot takes. Before performing his residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Dr. Ahdoot attended Tehran University of Medical Sciences for medical school. Dr. Ahdoot (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Persian. Dr. Ahdoot is affiliated with Greater Newport Physicians (GNP). He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Nathaniel Dat Ho, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
24221 Calle De La Louise; Suite 300
Laguna Hills, CA
 

Dr. Nathaniel Ho is a nephrologist. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ho studied medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Ho (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Vietnamese. Dr. Ho's professional affiliations include Greater Newport Physicians (GNP) and St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Azita Mesbah, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
16305 Sand Canyon Avenue; Suite 220
Irvine, CA
 

Dr. Azita Mesbah specializes in adult nephrology. Dr. Mesbah studied medicine at Ross University School of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at Hahnemann University Hospital. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mesbah honors. Dr. Mesbah is conversant in Persian. She is affiliated with Greater Newport Physicians (GNP). She is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Cuong Phu Ly, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
24221 Calle De La Louise; Suite 300
Laguna Hills, CA
 

Dr. Cuong Ly's medical specialty is adult nephrology. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ly accepts. After attending Tufts University School of Medicine, Dr. Ly completed his residency training at Loma Linda University Medical Center. He speaks Vietnamese. Dr. Ly is affiliated with Greater Newport Physicians (GNP) and St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Maya B Bidichandani-Kaura, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
24953 Paseo De Valencia; Suite 22a
Laguna Hills, CA
 

Dr. Maya Kaura's area of specialization is adult nephrology. Patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kaura is in-network for Health Net, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. She attended medical school at the University of Mumbai and Grant Medical College. Dr. Kaura (or staff) speaks Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with MemorialCare Health System.

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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.