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Specializes in Nephrology • Female • Age 43

4233 Maple Rd
Buffalo, NY 14226
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Hospital Quality

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Kaleida Health Buffalo General Hospital
100 High Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Kenmore Mercy Hospital
2950 Elmwood Avenue
Kenmore, NY 14217

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Nephrology Associates
Nephrology Associates
4233 Maple Rd
Buffalo, NY 14226
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    Dr. Wheat's Experience

    Specialties

    • Nephrology

    Board Certifications

    • Nephrology
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    • Hemodialysis
    • Peritoneal Dialysis
    2
    • Acidosis
    • Acute Kidney Failure
    • Amyloidosis
    • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
    • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
    • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
    • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
    • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
    • End-Stage Renal Disease
    • Gout
    • Hungry Bone Syndrome
    • Hyperkalemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypokalemia
    • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
    • Kidney Stones
    • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
    • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
    • Nephritis and Nephropathy
    • Nephrotic Syndrome
    • Proteinuria
    • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
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    Background Check for Dr. Wheat

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • 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

    SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Graduated in 2000

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Co
    Complete in 2001

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Co
    Complete in 2003
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Wheat & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Wheat's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Eastern Niagara Health System

    • Kaleida Health Buffalo General Hospital

    • Kenmore Mercy Hospital

    • Sisters of Charity Hospital

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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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    Nephrology Associates
    4233 Maple Rd
    Buffalo, NY 14226
    (716) 838-3188 (Office)
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    Dr. Wheat's 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
    Experience with Dr. Wheat
    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
    Overall
    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wheat to family and friends*
    Tell Us About Yourself
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years*
    0
    Your gender
       
    Your age group
    18 – 24
    Confirm survey via email or text message*
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