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We found 7 nephrologists who accept Humana Platinum 500/HMO Premier near Saint Augustine, FL.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
665 State Road 207; Suite 102
St Augustine, FL
 

Dr. Anil Mandal's area of specialization 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. Dr. Mandal studied medicine at India.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1680 Osceola Elementary Road; Suite A
St Augustine, FL
 

Dr. Paul Jayachandra is a nephrologist in Saint Augustine, FL. Dr. Jayachandra honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
204 Southpark Circle E
St Augustine, FL
 

Dr. Carlos Torres-Rivera specializes in adult nephrology. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
665 State Road 207; Suite 102
Saint Augustine, FL
 

Dr. Shriram Marathe is a physician who specializes in adult nephrology. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Marathe is a graduate of B.J. Medical College, Pune.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
204 Southpark Circle E
St Augustine, FL
 

Dr. Amir Malik is a physician who specializes in adult nephrology. Patient reviews placed Dr. Malik at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
100 Whetstone Place; Suite 206
St Augustine, FL
 

Dr. Scott McDowall works as a nephrologist in Saint Augustine, FL. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Other, Adult Nephrology
100 Whetstone Place; Suite 206
St. Augustine, FL
 

Dr. Helder Depaiva sees patients in Saint Augustine, FL. His medical specialty is adult nephrology. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.