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We found 6 nephrologists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Gold 03/100 near Aurora, IL.

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Dr. Harry Rubinstein, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2020 Ogden Avenue; Suite 140
Aurora, IL
 

Dr. Harry Rubinstein is a specialist in adult nephrology. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rubinstein takes. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago, Dr. Rubinstein attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Rubinstein is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Rasa Liesionyte Liesionyte, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2020 Ogden Avenue; Suite 140
Aurora, IL
 

Dr. Rasa Kedainis is a specialist in adult nephrology. She is especially interested in renal (kidney) biopsy and dialysis. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at Michael Reese Hospital, Dr. Kedainis attended medical school at Kaunas University of Medicine. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Renal Biopsy, Dialysis

Dr. Valerie Arango Heidenry, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2020 Ogden Avenue; Suite 140
Aurora, IL
 

Dr. Valerie Heidenry is an adult nephrology specialist in Aurora, IL and Batavia, IL. In her practice, Dr. Heidenry focuses on diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and kidney problems. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Heidenry's office for an appointment. She attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Clinical interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Kidney Problems

Dr. Pardeep K Sood, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2020 Ogden Avenue; Suite 140
Aurora, IL
 

Dr. Pardeep Sood's area of specialization is adult nephrology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sood honors. Dr. Sood's practice is open to new patients. After attending LLRM Medical College, Meerut for medical school, Dr. Sood completed his residency training at Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago.

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Dr. Navinchandra J Dodhia, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
Aurora, IL
 

Dr. Navinchandra Dodhia specializes in adult nephrology and practices in Aurora, IL. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Other, Adult Nephrology
2285 Sequoia Drive
Aurora, IL
 

Dr. Bina Mirza works as a nephrologist. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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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.