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Dr. Ajit Sawhney, MD

Nephrology ·  Male · Age 72

Dr. Sawhney

California Kidney Specialists

11100 Warner Ave Ste 218 Fountain Valley, CA 92708

Accepting new patients

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(714) 641-9696


Dr. Ajit Sawhney, MD is a nephrology specialist in Fountain Valley, CA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Sawai Man Singh Medical College, Rajasthan University in 1968 and specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.


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  • Explains conditions well . Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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  • Practices at top hospital . America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ See hospitals

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(714) 641-9696

Dr. Sawhney accepts the following insurance:

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Choice POS
Choice PPO
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Elect Choice
Elect Choice EPO
Golden Choice
Golden Choice HMO
Golden Choice PPO
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Anthem Blue Cross
Anthem Blue Cross PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
HealthKeepers Plus HMO
HealthKeepers Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Advantage PPO
Blue Care Connection PPO
Medicare Blue PPO
Cigna
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Elderplan
Medicare HMO
Guardian
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Blue & Gold HMO
Federal Services
Health Net HMO
Medicare PPO
SmartCare HMO
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
Humana
Choice Care
Choice Care PPO
Choice PPO
Freedom
Tricare
Kaiser Permanente
Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
Kaiser Permanente HMO
Medicaid
Medicaid of California
Medi-Cal
Medicaid of California PPO
Medicare
Medicare Advantage PPO
UnitedHealthCare
CarePlus
CarePlus Medicare Advantage PPO
Choice EPO
Choice HMO
Choice Plus POS
MD-Individual Practice Association, Inc.(MD-IPA) HMO
Navigate POS
Optimum Choice HMO
Options PPO
PacifiCare
PacifiCare California
PacifiCare California PPO
PacifiCare PPO
United Healthcare
United Healthcare HMO
WellPoint
WellPoint PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Sawhney's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sawhney treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Sawhney treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sawhney treats Mineral Metabolism Disorders more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Sawhney treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Hyperkalemia
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sawhney treats Hyperkalemia more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Sawhney treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Sawhney's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Dialysis
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • Difficult-to-Control Hypertension
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Hemodialysis Vascular Access Creation
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension, Kidney Disease-Induced
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Stones Treatment
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease, Type 1
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Biopsy
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Dr. Sawhney's Reviews

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The most patient and thorough doctor I've ever seen. Answers all questions. Have no problem recommending him.
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Dr. Sawhney is very kind and caring physician. He would go out of his way to make sure that all your medical issues will be addressed not just kidney problems. He always takes his time to go over your labs, test results and patiently answers all your questions. He is the BEST!
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Fantastic doctor...Sincerely nice staff...Very lucky for me to have been assigned to him ....he really cares
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Ajit Sawhney, MD is a nephrology specialist in Fountain Valley, CA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Sawai Man Singh Medical College, Rajasthan University in 1968 and specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

1975
University of California Irvine Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1973
University of California At Irvine / California College of Medicine & Surgery
Residency Hospital
1973
Va Long Beach Hlthcare Sys
Residency Hospital
1972
Coney Island Hospital
Residency Hospital
1971
Coney Island Hospital
Internship Hospital
1968
Sawai Man Singh Medical College, Rajasthan University
Medical School
1975
1973
1973
1972
1971
1968

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • English

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

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62% Patient experience rating, 7% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

Huntington Beach Hospital

Huntington Beach, CA

48% Patient experience rating, 21% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

59% Patient experience rating, 10% lower than the national average

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average