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We found 4 nephrologists who accept United Healthcare Gold EPO 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 sees patients in Granbury, TX, Dallas, TX, and Eagle Pass, TX. Her medical specialties are clinical pharmacology and adult nephrology. She accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete her residency 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. In addition to English, Dr. Turner speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. She welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
3103 Megan Street
Eagle Pass, TX
 

Dr. Shadi Mourad sees patients in Seguin, TX and Eagle Pass, TX. His medical specialty is 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. Mourad is a graduate of Kaunas University of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
3103 Megan Street
Eagle Pass, TX
 

Dr. Jose Velez is an adult nephrologist in Eagle Pass, TX and San Antonio, TX. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Velez accepts. Dr. Velez is a graduate of CES University, Institute of Health Sciences.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
3103 Megan Street
Eagle Pass, TX
 

Dr. Iliana Cardona Orellana is a specialist in adult nephrology. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.