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

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

Dr. James Delmez's specialty is adult nephrology. In his practice, he is particularly interested in kidney problems. Dr. Delmez is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and then went on to complete his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Washington University Physicians and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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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 is a specialist in adult nephrology. He works in Saint Louis, MO and Creve Coeur, MO. In Dr. Rothstein's practice, he is particularly interested in kidney problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Zulia School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Prince George's Hospital Center. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , kidney failure

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

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

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

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Relevant Interests: , kidney failure

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

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

Dr. Steven Cheng's medical specialty is adult nephrology. Dr. Cheng has indicated that his clinical interests include kidney problems. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and performed his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Cheng's hospital/clinic affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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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 nephrologist in Creve Coeur, MO and Saint Louis, MO. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Goldberg's areas of expertise include the following: chronic kidney disease (CKD), kidney failure, and dialysis. He is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. After completing medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and the University of Florida College of Medicine, he performed his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry.

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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 nephrology specialist in Saint Louis, MO. Dr. Li is a graduate of SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and a graduate of Barnes-Jewish Hospital's residency program. Her areas of expertise consist of lupus and kidney failure. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She is conversant in Mandarin. She 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, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Hemodialysis, Lupus, Kidney Problems, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Timothy Yau works as an adult nephrologist in Saint Louis, MO. Clinical interests for Dr. Yau include kidney failure. He is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Before completing his residency at Rush University Medical Center, Dr. Yau attended medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , kidney failure

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

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

Dr. George Jarad, who practices in Saint Louis, MO, is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. Dr. Jarad speaks Arabic. His clinical interests include kidney failure. His professional affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He studied medicine at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. His training includes residency programs at MetroHealth Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Jarad honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry.

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Relevant Interests: , kidney failure

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

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. Dr. Lin has indicated that his clinical interests include kidney transplant and liver transplant. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Lin completed a residency program at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Washington University Physicians, St. Louis Children's Hospital, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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All Interests: Liver Tumor, Liver Transplant, Hepatectomy, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Kidney Transplant, Liver ... (Read more)

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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.

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