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Dr. Alan Merin, MD

Nephrology ·  Male · Age 68

Dr. Merin

Dr. Alan Merin, MD is a nephrology specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in nephrology.


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Dr. Merin accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Merin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Merin treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Merin treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Merin treats Hypotension (Excluding Maternal) more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Merin treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Chronic Kidney Diseases
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Merin treats Chronic Kidney Diseases more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Merin treats this condition more than 57% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease

Dr. Merin's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal 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 Dysplasia
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Alan Merin, MD is a nephrology specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in nephrology.

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

1982
Southwestern
Fellowship Hospital
1979
University Hosps Case West Res University
Residency Hospital
1977
University Hosps Case West Res University
Internship Hospital
1976
Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1982
1979
1977
1976

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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Excellent MD even though a nephrologist he is an excellent endocrinologist. Takes good care of me highly recommend.
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Dr. Merin is excellent. His staff and him are very caring and thorough. He caught my diabetes when my primary doctor who I have been going to for years didn't. After years of frustration and feeling sick with all the classic (you have diabetes signs) I took upon myself to my the best diabetes...Read More
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Extremely intelligent and beyond compassionate. He comes off as a loud New Yorker but he is one of the nicest people I have ever met. He saved my life...need I say more? PS Anna and Audrey (his sweet wife) who work in the office are sooo sweet and always helpful.
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Straight to the point. Very thorough, draws his own blood and has the patients best interest in mind.
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