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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 practices adult nephrology in Bradenton, FL and Lakewood Ranch, FL. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chauhan accepts. He attended Government Medical College & Hospital, Chandigarh for medical school and subsequently trained at Hahnemann University Hospital for residency. He is professionally affiliated with BayCare Physician Partners.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
203 Third Avenue East
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Edwin Chung works as a nephrologist in Venice, FL and Bradenton, FL. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He studied medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Chung completed his residency training at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Chung is conversant in 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 is a Bradenton, FL physician who specializes in adult nephrology. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Carreon is a graduate of 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 works as an adult nephrologist. He is affiliated with South Bay Hospital. He is in-network for 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 specialist in adult nephrology. She works in Bradenton, FL and Tampa, FL. She graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Bala 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, who practices in Bradenton, FL and Tampa, FL, is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. Dr. Palomino is affiliated with South Bay Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
508 Manatee Avenue E
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Guruswamy Ramamurthy's medical specialty is adult nephrology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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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.