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

Dr. Roberto Ramirez is a specialist in adult nephrology. He works in Corpus Christi, TX. Dr. Ramirez is a graduate of the University of Guadalajara, University Center of Health Sciences. He 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
1521 S. Staples; Suite 601
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Shah Islam is a specialist in adult nephrology. He works in Corpus Christi, TX. Dr. Islam studied medicine at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University. Patient ratings for Dr. Islam average 5.0 stars out of 5. He 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 Adult Nephrology
614 Furman Avenue
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Chijioke Ogbu is a Corpus Christi, TX physician who specializes in adult nephrology. He attended the University of Nigeria Faculty of Medical Sciences for medical school and subsequently trained at Interfaith Medical Center for residency. 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
1521 S Staples Street; Suite 603
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Jack Cortese's medical specialty is adult nephrology. Dr. Cortese attended medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Fariba Zarinetchi specializes in adult nephrology. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine.

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

Dr. Geeta Reddy's specialty is adult nephrology. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Reddy studied medicine at Osmania Medical College.

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

Dr. Cynthia Salloum's medical specialty is adult nephrology. Dr. Salloum honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She attended medical school at 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's area of specialization is adult nephrology. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Shaffer is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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

Dr. Samer Jifi-Bahlool is a physician who specializes in adult nephrology. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Tishreen University Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
614 Furman Avenue
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Jorge Vazquez is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. Dr. Vazquez studied medicine at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. 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.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
614 Furman Avenue
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Zakaria Saleem's medical specialty is adult nephrology. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school 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.