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We found 7 nephrologists who accept BlueOptions near Kissimmee, FL.

Dr. Mohammad Tahirmajid Majid Siddiqui, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1101 North Central Avenue
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Mohammad Siddiqui is an adult nephrology specialist. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Dr. Siddiqui attended Sindh Medical College for medical school. Dr. Siddiqui (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu and Spanish. He is affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Orlando Health.

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Dr. Amit Bhargava, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1101 North Central Avenue
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Amit Bhargava practices adult nephrology. Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bhargava honors. He is a graduate of All India Institute of Medical Sciences. His training includes a residency program at Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Bhargava (or staff) speaks Hindi. He is affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Orlando Health.

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Clinical interests: Hyperparathyroidism, Hypertension, Cancer, Kidney Problems, Ureteral Stones, Wegener's ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1101 N Central Avenue
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Miguel Portocarrero's specialty is adult nephrology. Dr. Portocarrero speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Orlando Health. He attended medical school at Central University of Venezuela Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Portocarrero trained at Union Memorial Hospital for residency. 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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Dr. Lazaro Luis Delgado, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1101 North Central Avenue
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Lazaro Delgado's area of specialization is adult nephrology. He graduated from Central University of the East School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Mercy Hospital, Aultman Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with Northeastern Ohio Universities. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Delgado accepts. Dr. Delgado is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Orlando Health.

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Clinical interests: Nephrotic Syndrome, Kidney Stones, Hyperparathyroidism, Hemodialysis, Systemic Vasculitis, Vitamin ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1101 North Central Avenue
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Saif Rehman works as an adult nephrologist. He studied medicine at Dow Medical College. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Meharry Medical College. Dr. Rehman's areas of expertise include hemodialysis. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Rehman's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Orlando Health.

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Clinical interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Glomerulonephritis, Hyperparathyroidism, Hypertension, Gout, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jorge Antonio Larranaga, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1101 North Central Avenue
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Jorge Larranaga works as an adult nephrologist in Kissimmee, FL and Saint Cloud, FL. 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 studied medicine at Central University of the East School of Medicine. Dr. Larranaga trained at a hospital affiliated with Northeastern Ohio Universities for his residency. Dr. Larranaga speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Glomerulonephritis, Hyperparathyroidism, Hypertension, Acute Kidney ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1101 N Central Avenue
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Gopen Mukherjee practices adult nephrology. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mukherjee accepts.

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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.