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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1155 35th Lane; Suite 201
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. Susan Murphy's area of specialization is adult nephrology. The average patient rating for Dr. Murphy is 4.0 stars out of 5. She 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. Dr. Murphy graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

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Dr. Richard Jeffrey Handler, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
777 37th Street; Suite C-107
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. Richard Handler's medical specialty is adult nephrology. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, BlueSelect, and more. Dr. Handler graduated from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine.

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Dr. Arthur Lewis Glaser, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
333 17th Street; Suite L
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. Arthur Glaser is an adult nephrology specialist in Vero Beach, FL. Dr. Glaser is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, BlueSelect, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
777 37th Street; Ste C-107
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. Wai Lang Lau is an adult nephrologist. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University.

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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.