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We found 6 providers with an interest in kidney failure and who accept Coventry Bronze $15 Copay OAHMO near Hershey, PA.

Dr. Ronald Peter Miller, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Ronald Miller specializes in adult nephrology and practices in Hershey, PA. Clinical interests for Dr. Miller include chronic kidney failure, kidney imaging, and hypertension (high blood pressure). He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Miller obtained his medical school training at Boston University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. He has received the following distinction: Fellow, American College of Physicians, American College of Physicians. He is affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , chronic kidney failure

All Interests: Hypertension, Chronic Kidney Failure, Kidney Imaging

Dr. Navin Verma, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Navin Verma specializes in adult nephrology and practices in Hershey, PA. In his practice, he is particularly interested in intensive care and kidney problems. Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Verma accepts. Dr. Verma graduated from Medical College Baroda. He is affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , chronic kidney failure

All Interests: Intensive Care, Chronic Kidney Failure, Anemia, Kidney Problems

Dr. Deborah Diane Kees-Folts, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Nephrology
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Deborah Kees-Folts practices pediatric nephrology (kidney disease). Dr. Kees-Folts's areas of expertise include chronic kidney failure, glomerulonephritis, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She is affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. She accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Her education and training includes medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine and residency at Ohio State University Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , chronic kidney failure

All Interests: Glomerulonephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, Chronic Kidney Failure, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant

Dr. Nasrollah Ghahramani, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Nasrollah Ghahramani specializes in adult nephrology and practices in Hershey, PA. His clinical interests encompass intensive care, kidney transplant, and acute kidney failure. He is affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ghahramani honors. Dr. Ghahramani's medical residency was performed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, and Penn State Hershey Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , acute kidney failure

All Interests: Kidney Transplant, Intensive Care, Acute Kidney Failure, Kidney Problems

Dr. Kerim Ibrahim Oncu, DO
Specializes in Nephrology, Internal Medicine
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Kerim Oncu practices nephrology (kidney disease) in Hershey, PA, Danville, PA, and Lock Haven, PA. Before completing his residency at Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Dr. Oncu attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Oncu's clinical interests include polycystic kidney disease, hypertension (high blood pressure), and end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Patient ratings for Dr. Oncu average 5.0 stars out of 5. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Oncu accepts. Dr. Oncu is professionally affiliated with Geisinger.

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Relevant Interests: , end-stage renal disease (ESRD)

All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Hypertension, End-Stage Renal Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease

Dr. Abraham Robert Taylor, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Abraham Taylor's specialty is family medicine. He is especially interested in chronic kidney failure, general care, and acute kidney failure. Dr. Taylor is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Taylor trained at Penn State Hershey Medical Center for residency. His distinctions include: Back to Search Results; Susquehanna University Honors Program - 1999 - 2003; and Bridges to Excellence Medical Home Recognition. He is affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , chronic kidney failure, acute kidney failure

All Interests: Acute Kidney Failure, Chronic Kidney Failure, General Care

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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.