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We found 5 providers with an interest in kidney failure and who accept Keystone 65 Choice near Sewell, NJ.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
300 Medical Center Drive; Suite A
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Anthony Brown is a specialist in adult nephrology. He works in Voorhees, NJ, Sewell, NJ, and Marlton, NJ. His areas of expertise include renal artery stenosis, polycystic kidney disease, and kidney stones. Dr. Brown's hospital/clinic affiliations include Kennedy Health System, Inspira Medical Center Vineland, and Inspira Medical Center Elmer. He attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Wright-Patterson Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) for residency. Dr. Brown accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Glomerular Diseases, Scleroderma, Kidney Stones, Hyperparathyroidism, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
300 Medical Center Drive
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Joseph Zingrone is a specialist in adult nephrology. His clinical interests include renal artery stenosis, polycystic kidney disease, and kidney stones. He is professionally affiliated with Inspira Medical Center Vineland and Inspira Medical Center Elmer. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zingrone accepts. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. His education and training includes medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford.

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All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Scleroderma, Kidney Stones, Hyperparathyroidism, Hypertension, Kidney ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
300 Medical Center Drive
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Carmen Canals-Navas is an adult nephrology specialist. On average, patients gave her a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Canals-Navas's areas of expertise include the following: renal artery stenosis, polycystic kidney disease, and kidney stones. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Kennedy Health System, Inspira Medical Center Vineland, and Inspira Medical Center Elmer. She honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. Dr. Canals-Navas attended the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut for residency. She is conversant in Spanish.

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All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Nephrotic Syndrome, Scleroderma, Kidney Stones, Hyperparathyroidism, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
300 Medical Center Drive
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Gerardo Varallo's medical specialty is adult nephrology. Dr. Varallo's education and training includes medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford. Areas of expertise for Dr. Varallo include renal artery stenosis, polycystic kidney disease, and kidney stones. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Varallo is professionally affiliated with Inspira Medical Center Vineland. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Glomerulonephritis, Acute Kidney Injury, Scleroderma, Kidney Stones, ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul S Panebianco, MD, DO
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
129 Johnson Road; Suite 4
Turnersville, NJ
 

Dr. Paul Panebianco's specialty is adult nephrology. Clinical interests for Dr. Panebianco include renal artery stenosis, polycystic kidney disease, and kidney stones. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System. Dr. Panebianco is a graduate of Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Panebianco trained at Metropolitan Hospital, Philadelphia. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Panebianco honors.

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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.