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Specializes in Nephrology • Female • Age 48

1635 N George Mason Dr Ste 215
Arlington, VA 22205
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Dr. Sothinathan's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Virginia Hospital Center
1701 N George Mason Dr
Arlington, VA 22205
Inova Fairfax Hospital
3300 Gallows Rd
Falls Church, VA 22042

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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Virginia Nephrology Group
Virginia Nephrology Group
1635 N George Mason Dr Ste 215
Arlington, VA 22205
Virginia Nephrology Group
3930 Walnut St Ste 101
Fairfax, VA 22030
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    Dr. Sothinathan's Experience

    Specialties

    • Nephrology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Nephrology
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    • Hemodialysis
    • Peritoneal Dialysis
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    • Acidosis
    • Acute Kidney Failure
    • Alkalosis
    • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
    • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
    • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
    • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
    • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
    • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
    • End-Stage Renal Disease
    • Gout
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • 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
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    • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
    • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Virginia.
    • 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

    Trinity College, University Of Dublin, University Of Dublin, School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1992

    Memberships & Professional Affiliations

    Professional Affiliations

    Virginia Hospital Center , Secretary of Medicine
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Sothinathan & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
    • Tagalog
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    Dr. Sothinathan's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Inova Alexandria Hospital

    • Inova Fairfax Hospital

    • Virginia Hospital Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Sothinathan

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    Likelihood to Recommend

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    3.3 out of 5

    Dr. Sothinathan's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Under 10 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Sothinathan

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.3 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.3 out of 5

    3 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.7 out of 5

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Sothinathan accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • MVP Health Care
    • National Elevator
    • One Net
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    Office Locations

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    Virginia Nephrology Group
    1635 N George Mason Dr Ste 215
    Arlington, VA 22205
    (703) 841-0707 (Office)
    B
    Virginia Nephrology Group
    3930 Walnut St Ste 101
    Fairfax, VA 22030
    (703) 246-9246 (Office)
    C
    Davita Healthcare
    8391 Old Courthouse Rd Ste 160
    Vienna, VA 22182
    (703) 827-8644 (Office)
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