We found 5 providers with an interest in kidney failure and who accept Humana Platinum 500/HMO Premier near Temple, TX.

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Dr. Luciana Avellar Trindade Barretto, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2401 S. 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Luciana McLean specializes in adult nephrology and practices in Temple, TX and Round Rock, TX. Areas of particular interest for Dr. McLean include end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and chronic kidney disease (CKD). She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. For her professional training, Dr. McLean completed a residency program at Scott and White Healthcare. Dr. McLean has received professional recognition including the following: Internal Medicine Residency Intern of the Year, Scott & White Hospital, Temple, TX. In addition to English, she speaks Portuguese. She is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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

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

Dr. Nimrit Goraya, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2401 S. 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Nimrit Goraya works as a nephrologist in Temple, TX and Killeen, TX. Dr. Goraya has indicated that her clinical interests include end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and chronic kidney disease (CKD). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Goraya honors. Before performing her residency at Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners, Dr. Goraya attended Dayanand Medical College & Hospital for medical school. She has received the following distinction: ACP/MI 1st poster Award. Dr. Goraya (or staff) speaks Hindi and Punjabi. She is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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

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

Dr. Mark Stanfield Duke, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2401 S. 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Mark Duke is a nephrologist. Dr. Duke's areas of expertise include the following: end-stage renal disease (ESRD), chronic kidney disease (CKD), and dialysis. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. After completing medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego. Dr. Duke accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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

All Interests: End-Stage Renal Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease, Acute Kidney Failure, Dialysis

Dr. Charles Edwin Moritz, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2401 S. 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Charles Moritz's medical specialty is adult nephrology. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Moritz attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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

All Interests: Transplant Procedures, Electrolyte Disorders, Hypertension, End-Stage Renal Disease, Chronic Kidney ... (Read more)

Dr. Faris Q Hashim, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Nephrology
2401 S. 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Faris Hashim's specialty is pediatric nephrology (kidney disease). He obtained his medical school training at The University of Mustansiriyah College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Hashim include: Customer service is key award (CSK), UFHealth Shands, Gainesville, FL; Awarded grant for poster presentation in NKF meeting, Orlando, FL; and Awarded fellow grant for RRI conference. Dr. Hashim is conversant in Arabic. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Relevant Interests: , chronic kidney failure, acute kidney failure

All Interests: Transplant Procedures, Nephrotic Syndrome, Acute Kidney Injury, Kidney Stones, Renal Biopsy, ... (Read more)

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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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