We found 5 nephrologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Premier 101, a Multi-State Plan near Eagle Pass, TX.

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Dr. Taryn Janette Turner, DO
Specializes in Clinical Pharmacology, Adult Nephrology
3147 Megan Street; Suite 5
Eagle Pass, TX
 

Dr. Taryn Turner is a physician who specializes in clinical pharmacology and adult nephrology. She is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Turner is affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. She studied medicine at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her residency was performed at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the University of North Texas Health Science Center, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Turner welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
3103 Megan Street
Eagle Pass, TX
 

Dr. Jose Velez is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Velez honors. He attended medical school at CES University, Institute of Health Sciences.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
3103 Megan Street
Eagle Pass, TX
 

Dr. Shadi Mourad is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. Dr. Mourad honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He graduated from Kaunas University of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
341 Ceylon Street
Eagle Pass, TX
 

Dr. Suresh Seth practices adult nephrology in Eagle Pass, TX. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. He studied medicine at Maulana Azad Medical College.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
3103 Megan Street
Eagle Pass, TX
 

Dr. Iliana Cardona Orellana's specialty is adult nephrology. Dr. Cardona Orellana honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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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.
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