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Specializes in Other, Adult Nephrology
614 Furman Avenue
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Roberto Ramirez, who practices in Corpus Christi, TX, is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. Dr. Ramirez attended medical school at the University of Guadalajara, University Center of Health Sciences. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
614 Furman Avenue
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Chijioke Ogbu specializes in adult nephrology. Dr. Ogbu takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Before performing his residency at Interfaith Medical Center, Dr. Ogbu attended the University of Nigeria Faculty of Medical Sciences for medical school.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1521 S Staples Street; Suite 603
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Jack Cortese practices adult nephrology in Corpus Christi, TX. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Cortese graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1521 S. Staples; Suite 601
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Shah Islam practices adult nephrology. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Islam is a graduate of Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1521 South Staples; Suite 601
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Fariba Zarinetchi is a physician who specializes in adult nephrology. She graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Zarinetchi accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1315 Santa Fe; Suite 102
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Geeta Reddy is an adult nephrologist in Corpus Christi, TX. She is a graduate of Osmania Medical College. Dr. Reddy is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Other, Adult Nephrology
614 Furman Avenue
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Cynthia Salloum's specialty is adult nephrology. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She is a graduate of La Salle University, Mexican Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1521 S Staples; Suite 601
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. William Shaffer works as a nephrologist in Corpus Christi, TX. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Shaffer takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Specializes in Other, Adult Nephrology
614 Furman Avenue
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Samer Jifi-Bahlool is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. Dr. Jifi-Bahlool is a graduate of Tishreen University Faculty of Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jifi-Bahlool takes.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
614 Furman Avenue
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Jorge Vazquez specializes in adult nephrology. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Vazquez is a graduate of Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
614 Furman Avenue
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Zakaria Saleem is a specialist in adult nephrology. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Saleem studied medicine at Allama Iqbal Medical College.

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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.