Dr. Harvey Gersh, MD

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Specializes in Critical Care Medicine • Male • Age 70

1214 Highway 98 Byp
Columbia, MS 39429
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Hospital Quality

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Forrest General Hospital
6051 U S Highway 49
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Wesley Medical Center
5001 Hardy St
Hattiesburg, MS 39402

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  • Yes
1214 Highway 98 Byp
Columbia, MS 39429
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Laurel Dialysis
1527 Larry Dr
Laurel, MS 39440
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    Dr. Gersh's Experience

    Specialties

    • Critical Care Medicine
    • Nephrology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Nephrology
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    • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
    • Hemodialysis
    • Peritoneal Dialysis
    2
    • Acidosis
    • Acute Kidney Failure
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
    • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
    • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
    • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
    • End-Stage Renal Disease
    • Gout
    • 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
    • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
    • Proteinuria
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
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    • Systemic Vasculitis
    • Vascular Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Gersh

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Mississippi.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Graduated in 1970

    Internship Hospital

    Deaconess Hospital
    Complete in 1971

    Residency Hospital

    Tripler Army Med Center
    Complete in 1974

    Fellowship Hospital

    Brooke Army Med Center
    Complete in 1976
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Gersh & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Gersh's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Gersh has admitting privileges:

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    • Forrest General Hospital

    • Wesley Medical Center

    • Wayne General Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Gersh accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • American Republic
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • HealthPartners
    • HealthSmart
    • Medicaid
    • MultiPlan
    • UnitedHealthCare
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    Office Locations

    A
    1214 Highway 98 Byp
    Columbia, MS 39429
    (601) 731-1234 (Office)
    B
    Laurel Dialysis
    1527 Larry Dr
    Laurel, MS 39440
    (601) 425-1853 (Office)
    C
    Wiggins Dialysis Center
    503 First St S
    Wiggins, MS 39577
    (601) 928-2999 (Office)
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    How was your experience with Dr. Gersh?
    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gersh to family and friends*
    Tell us about your experience with Dr. Gersh
    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. Gersh
    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

    We will be sending you a link to verify your survey.

    * Required

    By submitting your survey, you agree to the terms and conditions of Healthgrades User Agreement, Editorial Policy, and Privacy Policy, and acknowledge you or a family member has been a patient of the provider.