Dr. Brenda C. Kurnik, MD

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Specializes in Nephrology • Female • Age 63

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

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Dr. Kurnik's Specialties

  • Nephrology

Procedures Dr. Kurnik Performs

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

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Hospital Quality

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Virtua Berlin
100 Townsend Ave
Berlin, NJ 08009

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  • Yes
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
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bone Disorders
    • 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 Disease
    • Kidney Stones
    • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
    • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
    • Nephritis and Nephropathy
    • Nephrotic Syndrome
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    • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
    • Proteinuria
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
    • Renal Osteodystrophy
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

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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

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

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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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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kurnik to family and friends*
    Tell us about your experience with Dr. Kurnik
    Tell us about the office & staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Tell us about Dr. Kurnik
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Tell us about yourself How's this used?
    Your gender:
       
    Your age group:
    18 – 24 years old
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years:
    0 visits
    Display Name:
    City, State:
    Email: *
    How would you like to verify your survey? *
     
    Standard text messaging and data rates may apply.

    Submit Survey

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