We found 4 nephrologists who accept Humana Silver near Warner Robins, GA.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
105 Tommy Stalnaker Drive; Suite 1
Warner Robins, GA
 

Dr. Deep Adhikari's specialty is adult nephrology. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Before completing his residency at St. Vincent's Hospital, Dr. Adhikari attended medical school at Manipal College of Medical Sciences. He is professionally affiliated with UMass Memorial Medical Center. Unfortunately, he is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology, Geriatrics
130 Hospital Drive
Warner Robins, GA
 

Dr. Navin Taneja is an adult nephrologist and geriatrician. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Taneja is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
105 Tommy Stalnaker Drive; Suite 1
Warner Robins, GA
 

Dr. Mohammad Aslam is a physician who specializes in adult nephrology. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
105 Tommy Stalnaker Drive; Suite 1
Warner Robins, GA
 

Dr. Iyad Barakat practices adult nephrology. Dr. Barakat is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as 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.