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We found 9 providers with an interest in kidney failure and who accept Beech Street PPO near Saint Louis, MO.

Dr. James Albert Delmez, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
4921 Parkview Place; 5th Floor Suite C
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. James Delmez works as a nephrologist in Saint Louis, MO. He has indicated that his clinical interests include kidney problems. Dr. Delmez is professionally affiliated with Washington University Physicians and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Before performing his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Dr. Delmez attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry for medical school. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , chronic kidney failure

All Interests: Glomerulonephritis, Hypertension, Bone Problems, Hemodialysis, Kidney Problems, Peritoneal ... (Read more)

Dr. Marcos Rothstein, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2610 Clark Avenue
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. Marcos Rothstein's specialty is adult nephrology. Dr. Rothstein attended the University of Zulia School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Prince George's Hospital Center. In his practice, Dr. Rothstein focuses on kidney problems. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Rothstein is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , kidney failure

All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Glomerulonephritis, Hypertension, Hemodialysis, Kidney Problems, Kidney ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Chih-Nung Cheng, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
4205 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. Steven Cheng is a Saint Louis, MO physician who specializes in adult nephrology. He has indicated that his clinical interests include kidney problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Dr. Cheng's education and training includes medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Cheng takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , kidney failure

All Interests: Dialysis, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure

Dr. Seth Goldberg, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2610 Clark Avenue
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. Seth Goldberg is an adult nephrology specialist. In his practice, Dr. Goldberg focuses on chronic kidney disease (CKD), kidney failure, and dialysis. Dr. Goldberg is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and the University of Florida College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Goldberg speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , kidney failure

All Interests: Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure

Dr. Tingting Li, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. Tingting Li is an adult nephrologist in Saint Louis, MO. Dr. Li speaks Mandarin. Her areas of clinical interest consist of lupus and kidney failure. She is professionally affiliated with Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. She is a graduate of SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. Her medical residency was performed at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Dr. Li is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , kidney failure

All Interests: Glomerulonephritis, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Hemodialysis, Lupus, Kidney Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Anitha Vijayan, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2610 Clark Avenue
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. Anitha Vijayan practices adult nephrology. She attended the University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences for medical school and subsequently trained at Princess Margaret Hospital and St. Luke's Hospital, St. Louis for residency. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Vijayan's professional affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , kidney failure

All Interests: Glomerulonephritis, Acute Kidney Injury, Plasma Exchange, Electrolyte Disorders, Kidney Stones, ... (Read more)

Dr. George Jarad, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. George Jarad specializes in adult nephrology. Dr. Jarad attended the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at MetroHealth Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. In his practice, Dr. Jarad focuses on kidney failure. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jarad honors. Dr. Jarad is conversant in Arabic. He is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , kidney failure

All Interests: Kidney Transplant, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure, Transplant Procedures, Dialysis

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
4921 Parkview Place; 5th Floor Suite C
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Timothy Yau is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. He attended St. Louis University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Rush University Medical Center for residency. His clinical interests encompass kidney failure. Dr. Yau takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , kidney failure

All Interests: Glomerulonephritis, Acute Kidney Injury, Lupus Nephritis, Kidney Problems, Vasculitis, Kidney ... (Read more)

Dr. Yiing Lin, PhD, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery, Transplant Surgery
1 Children's Place
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. Yiing Lin's specialties are pediatric surgery, general surgery, and transplant surgery. He practices in Saint Louis, MO. His areas of expertise consist of kidney transplant and liver transplant. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lin attended Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. His professional affiliations include Washington University Physicians, St. Louis Children's Hospital, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , kidney failure

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Liver Transplant, Liver Resection, Kidney Transplant, Liver Surgery, Kidney Failure

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What is Kidney Failure?

Kidneys are bean-shaped organs located under the ribs near the spine. They work to remove waste and excess fluids from the body through the urine. When the kidneys are no longer working well enough for a person to live without interventions such as dialysis or a kidney transplant, it is considered kidney failure. Kidney (sometimes called renal) failure can happen suddenly, usually after surgery or an injury to the kidneys. It can also happen slowly after many years of chronic kidney disease.

The most common causes of kidney failure by far are diabetes and high blood pressure. Some other causes of chronic kidney disease are conditions such as HIV or polycystic kidney disease, inherited problems with the kidneys, or large amounts of drugs or medications that damage the kidneys.

The symptoms of kidney failure are extremely varied and depend on whether the kidney failure happened suddenly or over time. Some of the more common symptoms are fluid retention and swelling, decreased urine output, shortness of breath, fatigue, and itching as toxins begin to build up in the body.

A doctor can check kidney function with blood tests to see how well the kidneys are filtering the blood, urine tests to check for the presence of blood or protein, or blood pressure tests. High blood pressure can cause kidney disease, but kidney failure can also cause high blood pressure.

Kidney failure is a serious condition. Sometimes, if the condition happened suddenly, the problem that caused the kidney failure can be reversed and the patient can recover. More often, patients with kidney failure will rely on dialysis or a kidney transplant to stay healthy.