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We found 46 nephrologists who accept Blue Shield of California near Los Alamitos, CA.

Dr. Avedik Semerjian, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
3791 Katella Avenue; Suite 201
Los Alamitos, CA
 

Dr. Avedik Semerjian's area of specialization is adult nephrology. Dr. Semerjian (or staff) speaks the following languages: Arabic, Spanish, and Armenian. Dr. Semerjian has a special interest in kidney failure. He is professionally affiliated with Los Alamitos Medical Center, Greater Newport Physicians (GNP), and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Semerjian graduated from the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Woodhull Medical Center. The average patient rating for Dr. Semerjian is 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure

Dr. Chong Young Parke, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
3300 East South Street; Suite 308
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Chong Parke is an adult nephrology specialist in Long Beach, CA and Los Angeles, CA. His hospital/clinic affiliations include USC Healthcare Center 2, Lakewood Hospital, and Los Alamitos Medical Center. Dr. Parke is in-network for several insurance carriers, including AARP, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. For his residency, Dr. Parke trained at the University Medical Center, Tucson. Dr. Parke has received the following distinction: Gold Star Award for Superior Patient Care, Tucson, AZ, VA Health Care System. In addition to English, he speaks Korean.

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Dr. Kamyar Zadeh Kalantar-Zadeh, MPH, PhD, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Nephrology, Adult Nephrology
5901 E. 7th Street
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh practices pediatric nephrology (kidney disease) and adult nephrology in Torrance, CA, Orange, CA, and Long Beach, CA. He is professionally affiliated with UC Irvine Medical Center. Dr. Kalantar-Zadeh is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Bonn Faculty of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He has received the following distinctions: Southern California Super Doctors; Best Doctors in America - Nephrology; and America's Top Doctors (Nephrology) - Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.. Dr. Kalantar-Zadeh (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: German and Persian.

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Clinical interests: Renal Biopsy, Hypertension, Bone Problems, Kidney Transplant, Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ronald A Fischman, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
3300 E South Street; Suite 308
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Ronald Fischman's area of specialization is adult nephrology. He has indicated that his clinical interests include diabetes. Dr. Fischman's hospital/clinic affiliations include Los Alamitos Medical Center, Greater Newport Physicians (GNP), and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fischman takes. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Before completing his residency at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, Dr. Fischman attended medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Fischman (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Armenian.

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Clinical interests: Diabetes

Dr. Victor Joseph Kabbany, MD
Specializes in Nephrology, Internal Medicine
3300 E South Street; #308
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Victor Kabbany's area of specialization is nephrology (kidney disease). After attending Drexel University College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Kabbany is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. Dr. Kabbany (or staff) speaks Spanish and Persian. Dr. Kabbany's professional affiliations include Los Alamitos Medical Center, Greater Newport Physicians (GNP), and PIH Health. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Rajiv Kumar Dhamija, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
18326 Pioneer Boulevard
Artesia, CA
 

Dr. Rajiv Dhamija specializes in adult nephrology. After attending Dayanand Medical College & Hospital for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. Dr. Dhamija takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Dhamija (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Spanish, and Khmer. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and PIH Health.

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Dr. Heena Mahendra Contractor, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
10941 Bloomfield Street; #a
Los Alamitos, CA
 

Dr. Heena Contractor is an adult nephrologist. She obtained her medical school training at Ross University School of Medicine and performed her residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Contractor speaks Gujarati. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Los Alamitos Medical Center, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, and PIH Health.

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Dr. John T Hsieh, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
3780 Kilroy Airport Way; Suite 115
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. John Hsieh's specialty is adult nephrology. He attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Hsieh trained at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hsieh accepts. Dr. Hsieh (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin and Spanish. Dr. Hsieh is affiliated with Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach, Los Alamitos Medical Center, and Community Hospital Long Beach.

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Dr. Philip Seungwoo Yang, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
5742 Beach Boulevard; Suite A
Buena Park, CA
 

Dr. Philip Yang practices adult nephrology in Fountain Valley, CA, Irvine, CA, and Buena Park, CA. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Huntington Memorial Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Tufts University, Dr. Yang attended Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Yang has received the following distinction: Southern California Rising Stars. Dr. Yang (or staff) is conversant in Korean, Spanish, and Vietnamese. He is affiliated with Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center and Greater Newport Physicians (GNP). He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Thuc Ba Tu, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
6552 Bolsa Avenue
Huntington Beach, CA
 

Dr. Thuc Tu works as a nephrologist. He has a 2.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Tu is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Martin Luther King, Jr.-Harbor Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. In addition to English, Dr. Tu speaks Vietnamese. He is professionally affiliated with HealthCare Partners IPA - South Coast, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, and Lakewood Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Karen A Zoller, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
3780 Kilroy Airport Way; Suite 115
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Karen Zoller works as a nephrologist. Dr. Zoller is professionally affiliated with Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach, Los Alamitos Medical Center, and Community Hospital Long Beach. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. She has received professional recognition including the following: Southern California Super Doctors; Top Women Southern California Super Doctors; and Southern California Super Doctors 2008. Dr. Zoller (or staff) is conversant in Arabic, Spanish, and French.

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Dr. Tae Y Lee, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
3300 E. South Street; Suite 110
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Tae Lee practices adult nephrology. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. Dr. Lee's education and training includes medical school at Chung-Ang University College of Medicine and residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center. Dr. Lee (or staff) speaks Korean, Spanish, and Hindi. He is affiliated with Los Alamitos Medical Center, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, and PIH Health.

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Dr. Tanzina Nasreen, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
10941 Bloomfield Street; Suite A
Los Alamitos, CA
 

Dr. Tanzina Nasreen is an adult nephrologist in Los Alamitos, CA and Paramount, CA. Her education and training includes medical school at Chittagong Medical College and residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center. Dr. Nasreen is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Nasreen (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Filipino, and Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Los Alamitos Medical Center, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, and PIH Health.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
5451 W La Palma Avenue; Suite 47
La Palma, CA
 

Dr. Nirav Gandhi works as an adult nephrologist. In addition to English, Dr. Gandhi speaks Spanish. His clinical interests include kidney stones, hypertension (high blood pressure), and kidney failure. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Los Alamitos Medical Center and Placentia-Linda Hospital. Dr. Gandhi studied medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Gandhi completed a residency program at Kaiser Permanente. Aetna EPO, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gandhi takes.

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Clinical interests: Electrolyte Disorders, Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure, Dialysis

Dr. Adarsh Daswani, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
3300 E South Street; Suite 110
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Adarsh Daswani is an adult nephrology specialist in Garden Grove, CA, Long Beach, CA, and Lakewood, CA. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Daswani honors. Dr. Daswani studied medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He completed his residency training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Daswani (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Hindi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Los Alamitos Medical Center, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, and PIH Health.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
3780 Kilroy Airport Way; Suite 115
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Essam Maasarani's area of specialization is adult nephrology. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Maasarani attended medical school at Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Maasarani (or staff) is conversant in Arabic, Spanish, and Chinese. He is professionally affiliated with Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach, Los Alamitos Medical Center, and Community Hospital Long Beach.

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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.