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Specializes in Nephrology • Male • Age 42

551 Electric Ave
Fitchburg, MA 01420
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Dr. Shih's Specialties

  • Nephrology

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Health Alliance Hospital Leominster
60 Hospital Rd
Leominster, MA 01453
Heywood Hospital
242 Green St
Gardner, MA 01440

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North County Nephrology
North County Nephrology
551 Electric Ave
Fitchburg, MA 01420
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    Dr. Shih's Experience

    Specialties

    • Nephrology

    Board Certifications

    • 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
    • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
    • End-Stage Renal Disease
    • Gout
    • Hydronephrosis
    • Hypercalcemia
    • Hyperkalemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypokalemia
    • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
    • Kidney Stones
    • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
    • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
    • Nephritis and Nephropathy
    • Nephrotic Syndrome
    • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
    • Proteinuria
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
    • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
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    • Ureteral Stones
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.
    • 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

    Upstate Medical University/ College of Health Professions
    Graduated in 2000
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Shih & Staff

    • English
    • Chinese
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Shih's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Health Alliance Hospital Leominster

    • Heywood Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Office Locations

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    North County Nephrology
    551 Electric Ave
    Fitchburg, MA 01420
    (978) 345-1166 (Office)
    (978) 343-4027 (Fax)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Overall
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