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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's medical specialty is adult nephrology. His areas of expertise include renal artery stenosis, glomerulonephritis, and urine culture. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. Dr. Epstein graduated from Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at Cooper University Hospital. On average, patients gave Dr. Epstein a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. 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. Sridhar Reddy Allam, MPH, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1000 West Cannon Street
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Sridhar Allam's area of specialization is adult nephrology. After completing medical school at the University of Texas and Andhra Medical College, he performed his residency at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Allam's areas of expertise consist of kidney stones, glomerulonephritis, and chronic kidney disease (CKD). Patient ratings for Dr. Allam average 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Allam (or staff) is conversant in Telugu and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Weatherford Regional Medical Center, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Glomerulonephritis, Kidney Stones, Chronic Kidney Disease

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

Dr. Neena Bhagat is an adult nephrologist. 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. Bhagat attended Government Medical College, Jammu and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Bhagat (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Bengali, and Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with 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's specialty is adult nephrology. Dr. Nguyen's professional affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth and Osteopathic Medical Center of Texas. Dr. Nguyen (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Vietnamese.

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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 works as a general internist and nephrologist in Fort Worth, TX. He graduated from Guru Nanak Dev University. Dr. Rattan honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Workers' Compensation, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Rattan (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Arabic, and Sign Language. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Weatherford Regional Medical Center, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth. Dr. Rattan is accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Prasad Kannaeganti is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. Dr. Kannaeganti is professionally affiliated with North Hills Hospital, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He studied medicine at Andhra Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Kannaeganti completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. His 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 works as a nephrologist. Dr. Sankarapandian's professional affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Weatherford Regional Medical Center, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He graduated from Saba University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Creighton University. Dr. Sankarapandian is conversant in Tamil.

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

Dr. Abdul Hafeez is an adult nephrologist. His areas of expertise include the following: vitamin D deficiency, polycystic kidney disease, and nephrotic syndrome. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. Dr. Hafeez is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. He attended Dow Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo for residency. 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 an adult nephrology specialist in Fort Worth, TX and Keller, TX. These areas are among his clinical interests: glomerulonephritis, hypertension (high blood pressure), and end-stage renal disease (ESRD). His professional affiliations include North Hills Hospital, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. Dr. Vanguru accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Vanguru is a graduate of Osmania Medical College. He trained at Chicago Medical School for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Vanguru (or staff) speaks Telugu and Hindi.

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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 is a specialist in adult nephrology. He works in Fort Worth, TX and Weatherford, TX. He is affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. Dr. Gratch 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. He is open to new patients. Dr. Gratch is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of Metropolitan Hospital's residency program.

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

Dr. Peter Nguyen specializes in adult nephrology. He is professionally affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Weatherford Regional Medical Center, and Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Nguyen attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He is conversant in Vietnamese.

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

Dr. David Martin, who practices in Euless, TX, Fort Worth, TX, and Arlington, TX, is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. He speaks Navajo. Dr. Martin is especially interested in kidney stones, metabolic bone disease, and chronic kidney disease (CKD). He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. Dr. Martin attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. For his residency, Dr. Martin trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Martin accepts. Dr. Martin 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 is an adult nephrologist in Bedford, TX, Granbury, TX, and Arlington, TX. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Dr. Norris performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Norris include kidney problems. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Norris accepts. He speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include North Hills Hospital, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital. Dr. Norris has an open panel.

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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 works as an adult nephrologist. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include North Hills Hospital, Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, and Las Colinas Medical Center. She 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. Dr. Chandupatla's practice is open to new patients. She attended Osmania University and Kakatiya Medical College and then went on to complete her residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. In addition to English, Dr. Chandupatla (or staff) speaks Telugu and Hindi.

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

Dr. Ponnaiah Mohan's area of specialization is adult nephrology. In addition to English, Dr. Mohan speaks Tamil. His professional affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, and Tarrant Nephrology Associates. After attending Madras Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at VA Medical Center. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mohan accepts.

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

Dr. Ponniah Sankarapandian is an adult nephrologist in Fort Worth, TX. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Sankarapandian studied medicine at Madurai Medical College. His residency was performed at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals. In addition to English, Dr. Sankarapandian speaks Tamil. He is professionally affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Tarrant Nephrology Associates.

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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.