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We found 12 nephrologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold HMO near Boynton Beach, FL.

Dr. Mohan Isaac Abraham, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
205 Jfk Drive; Suite B
Atlantis, FL
 

Dr. Mohan Abraham's specialty is adult nephrology. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Abraham studied medicine at Ahmadu Bello University Faculty of Medicine. He is affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Dr. Jose Francisco Arrascue, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Nephrology
3925 West Boynton Beach Boulevard; Suite 107
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Jose Arrascue's area of specialization is adult nephrology. Dr. Arrascue accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at Cayetano Heredia University. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Arrascue include: Boca Raton Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Dr. Arun Krishna Amatya, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
205 Jfk Drive; Suite B
Atlantis, FL
 

Dr. Arun Amatya is an adult nephrology specialist in Royal Palm Beach, FL and Atlantis, FL. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health. He attended medical school at Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Amatya takes.

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Dr. Sepalika Wasanthalal, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
5053 South Congress Avenue; Suite 201
Atlantis, FL
 

Dr. Sepalika Wasanthalal specializes in adult nephrology. She attended medical school at the University of Colombo Faculty of Medicine. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Wasanthalal is affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Dr. Osvaldo Fernando Valenzuela, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Nephrology
3925 West Boynton Beach Boulevard; Suite 107
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Osvaldo Valenzuela specializes in adult nephrology. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Valenzuela studied medicine at the University of Chile Faculty of Medicine.

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Dr. Hitesh Kapupara, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
3925 West Boynton Beacha Boulevard; Suite 107
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Hitesh Kapupara specializes in adult nephrology. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
5503 S Congress Avenue; Suite 103
Atlantis, FL
 

Dr. Freya Silverstein is an adult nephrologist. She attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Silverstein highly, giving her an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions she has received include South Florida Super Doctors and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition.

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Dr. David Halpert, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Nephrology
3925 West Boynton Beach Boulevard; Suite 107
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. David Halpert is an adult nephrology specialist. He is affiliated with Bethesda Health. He studied medicine at Rush Medical College. Dr. Halpert takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2815 South Seacrest Boulevard
Bonton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Lan Phan, who practices in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Coral Gables, FL, and Bonton Beach, FL, is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. Dr. Phan is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Dr. Marco F Farias, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Nephrology
3925 West Boynton Beach Boulevard; Suite 107
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Marco Farias is an adult nephrology specialist in Atlantis, FL and Boynton Beach, FL. Dr. Farias is affiliated with Bethesda Health. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at La Salle University, Mexican Faculty of Medicine.

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Dr. Thomas Binh Nguyen, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2309 West Woolbright Road; Suite 2
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Nguyen practices adult nephrology in Boynton Beach, FL. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health. Dr. Nguyen studied medicine at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Dr. Alcia Delaney Edwards- Richards, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
2815 South Seacrest Boulevard
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Alcia Edwards-Richards works as a pediatric nephrologist and pediatric emergency medicine specialist in West Palm Beach, FL, Coral Gables, FL, and Boynton Beach, FL. Dr. Edwards-Richards accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from the University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences. She is affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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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.