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Dr. Vijay Manubhai Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2352 Bruce B Downs Boulevard
Wesley Chapel, FL
 

Dr. Vijay Patel practices adult nephrology in Wesley Chapel, FL, Zephyrhills, FL, and Tampa, FL. His areas of clinical interest consist of kidney problems and complementary or alternative therapy. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Patel obtained his medical school training at Government Medical College, Surat and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He is professionally affiliated with Florida Hospital Tampa, Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel, and Florida Medical Clinic.

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Clinical interests: Complementary or Alternative Therapy, Kidney Problems

Dr. Beverly Deliz-Tirado, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2352 Bruce B Downs Boulevard
Wesley Chapel, FL
 

Dr. Beverly Deliz-Tirado's area of specialization is adult nephrology. In her practice, she is particularly interested in hypertension (high blood pressure), lupus nephritis, and glomerulonephritis. Dr. Deliz-Tirado's professional affiliations include Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel, Florida Medical Clinic, and Florida Hospital Zephyrhills. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF).

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Clinical interests: Glomerulonephritis, Hypertension, Lupus Nephritis

Dr. Sohail H Khan, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2352 Bruce B Downs Boulevard
Wesley Chapel, FL
 

Dr. Sohail Khan practices adult nephrology in Zephyrhills, FL, Wesley Chapel, FL, and Tampa, FL. Dr. Khan has indicated that his clinical interests include hypertension (high blood pressure), chronic kidney disease (CKD), and kidney transplant. He is affiliated with Florida Hospital Tampa, Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel, and Florida Medical Clinic. After attending King Edward Medical University for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Brown University. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Chronic Kidney Disease

Dr. Alejandro Carvallo, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2352 Bruce B Downs Boulevard
Wesley Chapel, FL
 

Dr. Alejandro Carvallo is a physician who specializes in adult nephrology. Clinical interests for Dr. Carvallo include hypertension (high blood pressure) and kidney problems. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Carabobo Faculty of Health Sciences. He is affiliated with Florida Medical Clinic.

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Clinical interests: Hypertension, Kidney Problems

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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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