We found 92 nephrologists who accept Humana Bronze HMO near Houston, TX.

Dr. John Pedro Frommer, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Nephrology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. J. Frommer is a specialist in adult nephrology. Dr. Frommer graduated from the University of Chile Faculty of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto. Areas of expertise for Dr. Frommer include diabetes, kidney stones, and hypertension (high blood pressure). He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Frommer's hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann, and Park Plaza Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Angiogram, Diabetes, Lupus, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure, Renal ... (Read more)

Dr. Wasae Seyed Tabibi, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Wasae Tabibi is an adult nephrology specialist. These areas are among his clinical interests: diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and renal (kidney) biopsy. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Dr. Tabibi performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas. Dr. Tabibi (or staff) is conversant in Arabic and Italian. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist, Park Plaza Hospital, and Memorial Hermann. Dr. Tabibi is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure, Renal Biopsy

Dr. Mini Michael, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Nephrology
6701 Fannin Street; 11th Floor
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Mini Michael's specialty is pediatric nephrology (kidney disease). She is especially interested in kidney problems. She is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Michael accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Michael attended medical school at Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram. She trained at a hospital affiliated with The University of Sydney for her residency.

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Clinical interests: Kidney Problems

Dr. Christopher Henry Kwoh, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1415 La Concha Lane
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Christopher Kwoh is a nephrologist in Houston, TX and The Woodlands, TX. Before completing his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Dr. Kwoh attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Kwoh's clinical interests include renal angioplasty, kidney stones, and anemia. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Texas Super Doctors and Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Kwoh speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Tomball Regional Medical Center, and Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Renal Angioplasty, Glomerulonephritis, Electrolyte Disorders, Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney ... (Read more)

Dr. Whitson B Etheridge II, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
6624 Fannin Street; Suite 2200
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Whitson Etheridge is a specialist in adult nephrology. He works in Houston, TX, Baytown, TX, and Nassau Bay, TX. In his practice, Dr. Etheridge focuses on kidney problems, kidney transplant, and dialysis. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). After completing medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Etheridge performed his residency at the University Medical Center Brackenridge and a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Etheridge has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Kidney Transplant, Hemodialysis, Kidney Problems, Transplant Procedures, Renal Biopsy, Peritoneal ... (Read more)

Dr. Sarah Jane Marlin Swartz, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Nephrology
6701 Fannin Street; 11th Floor
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Sarah Swartz sees patients in Houston, TX. Her medical specialty is pediatric nephrology (kidney disease). Dr. Swartz graduated from Baylor College of Medicine. She trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. She is especially interested in kidney problems. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Swartz has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. She is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Kidney Problems

Dr. Uday M Khosla, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Uday Khosla, who practices in Houston, TX, Sugar Land, TX, and Katy, TX, is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. He attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Khosla's clinical interests include kidney stones, hypertension (high blood pressure), and renal (kidney) biopsy. Dr. Khosla honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Park Plaza Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure, Renal Biopsy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Poyyapakkam R Srivaths, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Nephrology
1504 Taub Loop
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Poyyapakkam Srivaths is a physician who specializes in pediatric nephrology (kidney disease). He has indicated that his clinical interests include kidney problems. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Srivaths attended Maulana Azad Medical College and Kilpauk Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Srivaths honors.

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Clinical interests: Kidney Problems

Dr. Rupal S Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1200 Binz Street; Suite 1180
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Rupal Patel's medical specialty is adult nephrology. His areas of expertise include kidney stones, hypertension (high blood pressure), and renal (kidney) biopsy. Dr. Patel is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. He attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Patel trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for his residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure, Renal Biopsy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Syed-Shah Shah Rahman, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
6410 Fannin Street; Suite 1430
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Syed Rahman, who practices in Houston, TX, is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. Dr. Rahman's areas of clinical interest consist of kidney stones, hypertension (high blood pressure), and kidney transplant. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann, and Park Plaza Hospital. Before performing his residency at St. Luke's Hospital, St. Louis, Dr. Rahman attended Autonomous University of Santo Domingo Faculty of Medicine, Spartan Health Sciences University, School of Medicine, and Technical University of Santiago (UTESA) for medical school. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rahman accepts. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Diabetes, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure, ... (Read more)

Dr. Eileen D Brewer, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Nephrology
6701 Fannin Street; 11th Floor
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Eileen Brewer is a specialist in pediatric nephrology (kidney disease). Her areas of expertise include kidney problems. Dr. Brewer honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She graduated from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. Dr. Brewer's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Kidney Problems

Dr. Elie N Saber, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1200 Binz Street; Suite 635
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Elie Saber specializes in adult nephrology. He attended Saint Joseph University of Beirut and then went on to complete his residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. These areas are among his clinical interests: diabetes, hypotension (low blood pressure), and kidney stones. Dr. Saber accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. In addition to English, Dr. Saber (or staff) speaks Arabic and French. His professional affiliations include Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann, and Park Plaza Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure, Renal ... (Read more)

Dr. Arundhati S Kale, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Nephrology
6701 Fannin Street; 11th Floor
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Arundhati Kale works as a pediatric nephrologist in Houston, TX. In her practice, Dr. Kale focuses on kidney problems. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended Gandhi Medical College Hyderabad and Osmania University and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Kidney Problems

Dr. Scott Edward Wenderfer, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Nephrology
6701 Fannin Street; 11th Floor
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Scott Wenderfer is a pediatric nephrologist. Dr. Wenderfer is especially interested in kidney problems, renal (kidney) biopsy, and translational research. He is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital. After attending the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Clinical interests: Renal Biopsy, Translational Research, Dialysis, Kidney Problems

Dr. Han Hoang Dang, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Nephrology
6624 Fannin; Suite 1400
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Han Dang's specialty is adult nephrology. Dr. Dang has a special interest in kidney problems. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann, Park Plaza Hospital, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Dr. Dang has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars.

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Clinical interests: Kidney Problems

Dr. Richard James Foley, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
600 East Houston/croley Center
Cleveland, TX
 

Dr. Richard Foley specializes in adult nephrology. Before completing his residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center, Dr. Foley attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. His clinical interests include diabetes, glomerulonephritis, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Foley's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Foley is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. He is affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and Houston Northwest Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Glomerulonephritis, Hypertension, Diabetes, Hemodialysis, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure

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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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