Dr. Ahmed Elsharkawi, PHD

Dr. Ahmed Elsharkawi, PHD

Nephrology  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Ahmed Elsharkawi, PHD is a nephrology specialist in Brunswick, GA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Ain Shams University in 1989 and specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.

2500 Starling St Ste 601

Brunswick, GA 31520

Contact Information

(912) 262-2723

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
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Alkalosis
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more than 5% of peers
Nephrotic Syndrome
normal
more than 5% of peers
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
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more than 5% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Elsharkawi "INDIVIDUALIZED TREATMENT, AFFORDABLE CARE, EASY ACCESS TO YOUR PHYSICAN 24/7"

2  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Copper Metabolism Disorders
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hungry Bone Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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1  Procedures

  • Ultrasound

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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.

Education

  • Ain Shams University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Emory University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Emory University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • BEST RESEARCH IN NEPHROLOGY, NKF, 2007
Media & Publications

Dr. Elsharkawi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elsharkawi's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Elsharkawi

3.9

Based on 8 reviews

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I highly recommend him to everyone. Great physician with a fantastic bedside manor.
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He is to busy. He is a good Doctor but you cant get anything done if you don't have an appt. You can forget last minute Rx. Getting a call back is difficult, waiting in the office is insane, having papers signed Good Luck and staff is not patient and refuse to help you unless its on their timeline.
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He treats most of my family. Dr Shark and Laura have given me the only relief I’ve found in over 10 years. If he wasn’t such a great Dr I don’t think I could tolerate the way his front desk employees treat the patients.They rudely recite any rule they can to say no and rarely even look up. They...Read More
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He was very friendly and made me feel comfortable. He was very thorough in his exam and testing. I have also heard great things from other people I know about him. All the staff was also very nice and helpful.
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i come in as your parent have been running fever and not feeling well your staff never even checked my temp or anything and when I ask to speak to you I am told have to have appointment for that .also suppose to have blood checked due to illness and cant even get that done correct . I ha cancer...Read More
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