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We found 7 nephrologists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Silver 04/100 near Bradenton, FL.

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Dr. Veeraish Chauhan, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
3501 Cortez Road W; Suite 104
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Veeraish Chauhan's specialty is adult nephrology. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Chauhan 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 obtained his medical school training at Government Medical College & Hospital, Chandigarh and performed his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. He is affiliated with BayCare Physician Partners.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
203 Third Avenue East
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Edwin Chung is a specialist in adult nephrology. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Chung's education and training includes medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University and residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He speaks Polish. He is affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
508 Manatee Avenue E
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Myra Carreon's area of specialization is adult nephrology. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Carreon attended medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
3701 Manatee Avenue West
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Arys Celaya's area of specialization is adult nephrology. He is affiliated with South Bay Hospital. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Dr. Jennifer Calara Bala, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
3701 Manatee Avenue West
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Jennifer Bala is a Bradenton, FL physician who specializes in adult nephrology. Dr. Bala honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. She is affiliated with South Bay Hospital.

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Dr. Celestino Palomino, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
3701 Manatee Avenue West
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Celestino Palomino's area of specialization is adult nephrology. Dr. Palomino is professionally affiliated with South Bay Hospital. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
508 Manatee Avenue E
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Guruswamy Ramamurthy is a specialist in adult nephrology. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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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.