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Specializes in Nephrology • Female • Age 62

245 N 15th St
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Hospital Quality

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Virtua Marlton
90 Brick Road
Marlton, NJ 08053

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245 N 15th St
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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    Dr. Kurnik's Experience

    Specialties

    • Nephrology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Nephrology
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    • Hemodialysis
    • Peritoneal Dialysis
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    • Acidosis
    • Acute Kidney Failure
    • Alkalosis
    • Amyloidosis
    • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
    • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
    • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
    • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
    • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
    • End-Stage Renal Disease
    • Gout
    • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
    • Hepatorenal Syndrome
    • Hypercalcemia
    • Hyperkalemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypokalemia
    • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
    • Kidney Stones
    • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
    • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
    • Nephritis and Nephropathy
    • Nephrotic Syndrome
    • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
    • Proteinuria
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
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    • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
    • Renal Osteodystrophy
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1978

    Internship Hospital

    Upstate Med Center
    Complete in 1979

    Residency Hospital

    University Hospital SUNY Upstate Medical University
    Washington University In St. Louis School Of Medicine

    Fellowship Hospital

    Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Complete in 1984
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kurnik & Staff

    • English
    • French
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    Dr. Kurnik's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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    Is Dr. Kurnik accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • EmblemHealth
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
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    Office Locations

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    245 N 15th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19102
    (215) 762-1719 (Office)
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