We found 7 providers with an interest in kidney failure near Missouri City, TX.

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Dr. Elzbieta Janina Baranowska Daca, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
7777 Southwest Freeway; Suite 1052
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Elzbieta Baranowska-Daca specializes in adult nephrology and practices in Houston, TX, Lack Jackson, TX, and Sugar Land, TX. Dr. Baranowska-Daca studied medicine at Medical University of Lublin. Clinical interests for Dr. Baranowska-Daca include kidney stones, anemia, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. She speaks Polish. Dr. Baranowska-Daca is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Samir Kumar Sahai, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
7500 Beechnut; Suite 262
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Samir Sahai is an adult nephrology specialist in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. His areas of expertise include renal angioplasty, hypertension (high blood pressure), and lupus. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dr. Sahai performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Judson Malcome Severson, DO
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
7777 Sw Freeway; Suite 1052
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Judson Severson is a specialist in adult nephrology. Before performing his residency at Scott and White Healthcare, Dr. Severson attended the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. His areas of expertise include hypertension (high blood pressure), end-stage renal disease (ESRD), and chronic kidney disease (CKD). Dr. Severson takes United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, Humana HMO, and more. Dr. Severson is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Relevant Interests: , end-stage renal disease (ESRD)

All Interests: Hypertension, End-Stage Renal Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease

Dr. Paolo Charles Champion, MD
Specializes in Urology
7777 Southwest Freeway; #1032
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Paolo Champion's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. These areas are among Dr. Champion's clinical interests: bladder cancer, peyronie's disease (penile curvature), and erectile dysfunction (impotence). He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. Dr. Champion is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. His practice is open to new patients. He attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for residency.

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Dr. Frederick Anthony Brown, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
4855 Riverstone Boulevard; #103
Missouri City, TX
 

Dr. Frederick Brown's medical specialty is family medicine and sports medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Brown average 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: warts, depression, and adolescent issues. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, United Healthcare Plans, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Brown studied medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist.

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Specializes in General Practice, Family Medicine
6218 Hwy 6; Suite B
Missouri City, TX
 

Dr. Asha Kohli's areas of specialization are general practice and family medicine; she sees patients in Missouri City, TX and Sugar Land, TX. Dr. Kohli's patients gave her an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. Her clinical interests include warts, menopause, and thyroid problems. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her practice is open to new patients. Dr. Kohli studied medicine at Lady Hardinge Medical College.

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Dr. Divina Manucdoc Tuazon, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
7500 Beechnut; Suite 250
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Divina Tuazon is a critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist in Houston, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Tuazon include sinusitis (sinus infection), anemia, and hay fever (allergic rhinitis). She honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Tuazon graduated from the University of the East, Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center. She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist.

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What is Kidney Failure?

Kidneys are bean-shaped organs located under the ribs near the spine. They work to remove waste and excess fluids from the body through the urine. When the kidneys are no longer working well enough for a person to live without interventions such as dialysis or a kidney transplant, it is considered kidney failure. Kidney (sometimes called renal) failure can happen suddenly, usually after surgery or an injury to the kidneys. It can also happen slowly after many years of chronic kidney disease.

The most common causes of kidney failure by far are diabetes and high blood pressure. Some other causes of chronic kidney disease are conditions such as HIV or polycystic kidney disease, inherited problems with the kidneys, or large amounts of drugs or medications that damage the kidneys.

The symptoms of kidney failure are extremely varied and depend on whether the kidney failure happened suddenly or over time. Some of the more common symptoms are fluid retention and swelling, decreased urine output, shortness of breath, fatigue, and itching as toxins begin to build up in the body.

A doctor can check kidney function with blood tests to see how well the kidneys are filtering the blood, urine tests to check for the presence of blood or protein, or blood pressure tests. High blood pressure can cause kidney disease, but kidney failure can also cause high blood pressure.

Kidney failure is a serious condition. Sometimes, if the condition happened suddenly, the problem that caused the kidney failure can be reversed and the patient can recover. More often, patients with kidney failure will rely on dialysis or a kidney transplant to stay healthy.

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