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Specializes in Nephrology • Male • Age 66

201 Dates Dr Ste 206
Ithaca, NY 14850
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Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital
169 Riverside Dr
Binghamton, NY 13905
Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca
101 Dates Dr
Ithaca, NY 14850

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Robert A Hesson MD
ITHACA DIALYSIS CENTER
201 Dates Dr Ste 206
Ithaca, NY 14850
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    Dr. Hesson's Experience

    Specialties

    • Nephrology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Nephrology
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    • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
    • Hemodialysis
    • Peritoneal Dialysis
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    • Acidosis
    • Acute Glomerulonephritis
    • Acute Kidney Failure
    • Alkalosis
    • Amyloidosis
    • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
    • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
    • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
    • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
    • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
    • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
    • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
    • End-Stage Renal Disease
    • Gout
    • Hemochromatosis
    • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hydronephrosis
    • Hypercalcemia
    • Hyperkalemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypokalemia
    • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
    • Iron Metabolism Disorders
    • Kidney Infection, Acute
    • Kidney Stones
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    • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
    • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
    • Nephritis and Nephropathy
    • Nephrotic Syndrome
    • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
    • Proteinuria
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
    • Renal Osteodystrophy
    • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
    • Vasculitis
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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    0 Malpractice Claims

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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences College Of Medicine, Uams, University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Graduated in 1979

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Louisville
    Complete in 1980

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Louisville
    Complete in 1982

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Louisville
    Complete in 1984
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hesson & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Hesson's Hospital Quality

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    • Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca

    • Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital

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    Robert A Hesson MD
    ITHACA DIALYSIS CENTER
    201 Dates Dr Ste 206
    Ithaca, NY 14850
    (607) 273-9111 (Office)
    (607) 273-5580 (Fax)
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