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We found 34 nephrologists who accept Amerigroup near Fort Worth, TX.

Dr. Ira Marc Epstein, MD, DO
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1400 Eighth Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Ira Epstein is an adult nephrology specialist in North Richland Hills, TX and Fort Worth, TX. Dr. Epstein's clinical interests include renal artery stenosis, glomerulonephritis, and urine culture. His professional affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He graduated from Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at Cooper University Hospital. Dr. Epstein's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Glomerulonephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, Renal Vascular Disease, Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney ... (Read more)

Dr. Neena N Bhagat, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1000 W Cannon Street
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Neena Bhagat works as a nephrologist. She attended Government Medical College, Jammu for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center for residency. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bhagat (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Bengali, and Hindi. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Phuc Nguyen works as a nephrologist in Fort Worth, TX and Burleson, TX. Dr. Nguyen attended medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Nguyen trained at Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth and Osteopathic Medical Center of Texas. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Nguyen (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Vietnamese. Dr. Nguyen is professionally affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth.

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Dr. Jaswinder Singh Rattan, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Adult Nephrology
950 W Magnolia Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Jaswinder Rattan's medical specialty is general internal medicine and adult nephrology. He is affiliated with Weatherford Regional Medical Center, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Workers' Compensation, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Rattan's practice is open to new patients. He studied medicine at Guru Nanak Dev University. Dr. Rattan (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Arabic, and Sign Language.

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Dr. Sridhar Reddy Allam, MPH, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1000 West Cannon Street
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Sridhar Allam's medical specialty is adult nephrology. Dr. Allam's areas of clinical interest consist of kidney stones, glomerulonephritis, and chronic kidney disease (CKD). 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, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas and Andhra Medical College and residency at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Allam (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Telugu and Hindi. Dr. Allam's hospital/clinic affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Weatherford Regional Medical Center, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Glomerulonephritis, Kidney Stones, Chronic Kidney Disease

Dr. Prasad Venkata Kannaeganti, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Nephrology
1400 Eighth Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Prasad Kannaeganti is a specialist in adult nephrology. He works in North Richland Hills, TX and Fort Worth, TX. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kannaeganti honors. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College, Dr. Kannaeganti attended medical school at Andhra Medical College. He is professionally affiliated with North Hills Hospital, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. Dr. Kannaeganti's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Balamurugan Ponniah Sankarapandian, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1000 W Cannon Street
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Balamurugan Sankarapandian is an adult nephrology specialist. Dr. Sankarapandian is professionally affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Weatherford Regional Medical Center, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sankarapandian accepts. His practice is open to new patients. He is a graduate of Saba University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Creighton University. In addition to English, Dr. Sankarapandian speaks Tamil.

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Dr. Abdul Hafeez, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
950 West Magnolia
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Abdul Hafeez, who practices in Fort Worth, TX, is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. Clinical interests for Dr. Hafeez include vitamin D deficiency, polycystic kidney disease, and nephrotic syndrome. Dr. Hafeez's hospital/clinic affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Hafeez's practice is open to new patients. He graduated from Dow Medical College. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. Dr. Hafeez (or staff) speaks Urdu.

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Clinical interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Nephrotic Syndrome, Electrolyte Disorders, Kidney Stones, Edema, ... (Read more)

Dr. Raghuveer Vanguru, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Nephrology
919 Alston; Suite 101
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Raghuveer Vanguru is a nephrologist. His areas of clinical interest consist of glomerulonephritis, hypertension (high blood pressure), and end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Vanguru accepts. Dr. Vanguru is a graduate of Osmania Medical College. His residency was performed at Chicago Medical School. In addition to English, Dr. Vanguru (or staff) speaks Telugu and Hindi. He is affiliated with North Hills Hospital, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Glomerulonephritis, Hypertension, End-Stage Renal Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1700 Mistletoe Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Jack Gratch's specialty is adult nephrology. His average rating from his patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Gratch 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. He attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. His residency was performed at Metropolitan Hospital. Dr. Gratch is affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Peter Van Nguyen, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1000 West Cannon Street
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Peter Nguyen practices adult nephrology. He is professionally affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Weatherford Regional Medical Center, and Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital. He 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. Dr. Nguyen attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Nguyen speaks Vietnamese.

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Dr. David Raymond Martin, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1400 Eighth Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. David Martin is an adult nephrology specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Martin include kidney stones, metabolic bone disease, and chronic kidney disease (CKD). He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Dr. Martin attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Martin speaks Navajo. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Kidney Problems, Metabolic Bone Disease, Chronic ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1400 Eighth Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Christopher Norris' specialty is adult nephrology. In his practice, he is particularly interested in kidney problems. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Dr. Norris attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Norris's hospital/clinic affiliations include North Hills Hospital, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Kidney Problems

Dr. Samatha Chandupatla, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
711 Pennsylvania Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Samatha Chandupatla's specialty is adult nephrology. Dr. Chandupatla (or staff) speaks Telugu and Hindi. Dr. Chandupatla's hospital/clinic affiliations include North Hills Hospital, Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, and Las Colinas Medical Center. She attended medical school at Osmania University and Kakatiya Medical College. She completed her residency training at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chandupatla takes. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1000 West Cannon Street
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Ponnaiah Mohan specializes in adult nephrology and practices in Fort Worth, TX and Arlington, TX. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Madras Medical College and a graduate of VA Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Mohan speaks Tamil. Dr. Mohan is professionally affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, and Tarrant Nephrology Associates.

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Dr. Ponniah Sounduramalin Sankarapandian, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1000 West Cannon Street
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Ponniah Sankarapandian works as a nephrologist. He is affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Tarrant Nephrology Associates. Dr. Sankarapandian honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He attended Madurai Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals for residency. In addition to English, he speaks Tamil.

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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.