Dr. Michael J. Achinger, MD

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Specializes in Nephrology • Male • Age 45

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

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Hospital Quality

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

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Watson Clinic LLP Kidney Center
Watson Clinic LLP Kidney Center
1550 Lakeland Hills Blvd
Lakeland, FL 33805
Fresenius Medical Care
Fresenius Medical Care
120 Bates Ave SW Ste 170
Winter Haven, FL 33880
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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
    2
    • Acidosis
    • Acute Glomerulonephritis
    • Acute Kidney Failure
    • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
    • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
    • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
    • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
    • End-Stage Renal Disease
    • Gout
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hydronephrosis
    • 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 Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
    • Systemic Vasculitis
    • Ureteral Stones
    • Vasculitis
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Achinger

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.

    0 Sanctions

    • 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
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Achinger's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Lakeland Regional Medical Center where Dr. Achinger has admitting privileges:

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    • Lakeland Regional Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Achinger accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

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    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • MVP Health Care
    • National Elevator
    • POMCO Group
    • Principal Life
    • United Healthcare
    • 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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