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Dr. Vijay Manubhai Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2352 Bruce B Downs Boulevard
Wesley Chapel, FL
 

Dr. Vijay Patel is a specialist in adult nephrology. He works in Wesley Chapel, FL, Zephyrhills, FL, and Dade City, FL. He has indicated that his clinical interests include kidney problems and complementary or alternative therapy. 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. Dr. Patel attended Government Medical College, Surat for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School for residency. His professional affiliations include Florida Medical Clinic and Bayfront Health Dade City.

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Clinical interests: Complementary or Alternative Therapy, Kidney Problems

Dr. Beverly Deliz-Tirado, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2352 Bruce B Downs Boulevard
Wesley Chapel, FL
 

Dr. Beverly Deliz-Tirado is a specialist in adult nephrology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Deliz-Tirado include hypertension (high blood pressure), lupus nephritis, and glomerulonephritis. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After attending the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, Dr. Deliz-Tirado completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). She is affiliated with Florida Medical Clinic and Bayfront Health Dade City.

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Clinical interests: Glomerulonephritis, Hypertension, Lupus Nephritis

Dr. Sohail H Khan, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2352 Bruce B Downs Boulevard
Wesley Chapel, FL
 

Dr. Sohail Khan is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. His areas of expertise include hypertension (high blood pressure), chronic kidney disease (CKD), and kidney transplant. He is affiliated with Florida Medical Clinic and Bayfront Health Dade City. Dr. Khan attended King Edward Medical University and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Brown University. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Chronic Kidney Disease

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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.
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