Dr. Michael Achinger, MD

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Specializes in Nephrology • Male • Age 46

1550 Lakeland Hills Blvd
Lakeland, FL 33805
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Dr. Achinger's Experience

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Dr. Achinger's Specialties

  • Nephrology

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Hospital Quality

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Lakeland Regional Medical Center
1324 Lakeland Hills Blvd
Lakeland, FL 33805

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
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    Dr. Achinger's Experience

    Specialties

    • Nephrology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Nephrology
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    • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
    • Hemodialysis
    • Peritoneal Dialysis
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    • Acidosis
    • Acute Glomerulonephritis
    • Acute Kidney Failure
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
    • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
    • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
    • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
    • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
    • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
    • End-Stage Renal Disease
    • Gout
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hydronephrosis
    • 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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    • Proteinuria
    • Purpura
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
    • Systemic Vasculitis
    • Ureteral Stones
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vasculitis
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Achinger

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.
    • 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 Minnesota Medical School
    Graduated in 1995
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Achinger & Staff

    • English
    • Chinese
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Achinger's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Achinger

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.0
    • 2 responses

    3 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Achinger to family and friends

    3 out of 5

    2 responses

    Dr. Achinger's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    1 response

    Experience with Dr. Achinger

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.5 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.5 out of 5

    2 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Achinger accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

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    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • MultiPlan
    • MVP Health Care
    • National Elevator
    • POMCO Group
    • Principal Life
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • UPMC Health Plan
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    Office Locations

    A
    Watson Clinic LLP Kidney Center
    1550 Lakeland Hills Blvd
    Lakeland, FL 33805
    (863) 680-7560 (Office)
    B
    Fresenius Medical Care
    120 Bates Ave SW Ste 170
    Winter Haven, FL 33880
    (863) 294-7887 (Office)
    C
    1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd
    Lakeland, FL 33805
    (863) 680-7000 (Office)
    (866) 264-8519 (Fax)
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