Dr. Alexander Y. Afanasyev, MD

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Dr. Alexander Y. Afanasyev, MD

Nephrology | Male

Nephrology Associates of Kentuckiana 6400 Dutchmans Pkwy Ste 250, Louisville, KY 40205 Get Directions
(877) 585-9660

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Dr. Afanasyev completed his Internal Medicine and Nephrology training in Ohio and joined Nephrology Associates of Kentuckiana in 1999. ...   Read More

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      Specialties

      • Nephrology
      • Nephrology & Hypertension

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      • Internal Medicine
      • Nephrology

      Conditions Treated

      • Acidosis
      • Acute Glomerulonephritis
      • Acute Kidney Failure
      • Alkalosis
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain Disorders
      • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
      • Chronic Kidney Diseases
      • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
      • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
      • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
      • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
      • End-Stage Renal Disease
      • Gout
      • Hemochromatosis
      • 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 Disease
      • Kidney Failure
      • Kidney Hypertrophy
      • Kidney Stones
      • Limb Swelling
      • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
      • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
      • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
      • Nephritis and Nephropathy
      • Nephrotic Syndrome
      • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
      • Polycystic Kidney Disease
      • Proteinuria
      • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
      • Renal Hypertension
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vitamin D Deficiency

      Procedures Performed

      • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
      • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
      • Biopsy
      • Central Line Insertion
      • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
      • Dialysis
      • Dialysis Access Procedures
      • Dialysis Catheter Placement
      • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
      • Hemodialysis
      • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
      • Hemodialysis Vascular Access Creation
      • Kidney Stones Treatment
      • Peritoneal Dialysis
      • Renal Biopsy

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Second Moscow Ni Pirogov State Medical Institute

        Graduated in 1985

      • Internship Hospital
        William Beaumont Hospital

        Completed in 1997

      • Residency Hospital
        William Beaumont Hospital

        Completed in 1999

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Institute Of Urology-Moscow, Russia
        Ohio State University, Nephrology
      • Undergraduate School
        Moscow School N303

        Graduated in 1979

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Russian
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Nephrology
      • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
      • Malpractice claims in Kentucky not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Afanasyev says...

      Dr. Afanasyev completed his Internal Medicine and Nephrology training in Ohio and joined Nephrology Associates of Kentuckiana in 1999.  Dr. Afanasyev is a member and supporter of the following professional organizations: The American Society of Nephrology (ASN), National Kidney Foundation (NKF), Jefferson County Medical Society (JCMS), Kentucky Medical Association and Renal Physicians Association. 

      Dr. Afanasyev sees patients in the surrounding hospitals, his office on Dutchmans Parkway as well as his office in Campbellsville, KY. 

      Additional Language: Russian

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      Dr. Afanasyev's Care Philosophy

      OUR MISSION          

      Is to provide the highest quality, most comprehensive and up-to-date care for patients with kidney disease in a courteous, respectful, and timely manner.

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      Nephrology Associates of Kentuckiana, PSC provides care for all aspects of the prevention and treatment of kidney disease including:

      • Consultations for kidney disease
      • Treatment of acute kidney failure
      • Vascular Access Center for dialysis preparation
      • Outpatient and inpatient dialysis supervision and management [More]
      • Peritoneal dialysis training and support
      • The evaluation of patient suitability for kidney transplants
      • The preparation of patients for kidney transplants
      • The provision of follow-up treatment for patients who have undergone kidney transplants
      • The treatment of complicated hypertension
      • The diagnosis and treatment of Stage 1 through Stage 5 chronic kidney disease
      • The provision of nutritional information for patients with kidney disease