Dr. Alexander Afanasyev, MD

Dr. Alexander Afanasyev, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Alexander Afanasyev, MD is a nephrology specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Second Moscow Ni Pirogov State Medical Institute in 1985 and specializes in nephrology and nephrology & hypertension.Read his story

6400 Dutchmans Pkwy Ste 250

Louisville, KY 40205

Contact Information

(877) 585-9660

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • 30 More

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Top Care Areas

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Renal Osteodystrophy
very high
more than 91% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Afanasyev's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Afanasyev "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"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Afanasyev "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."

2  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Nephrology & Hypertension

2  Board Certifications

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

46  Conditions Treated


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15  Procedures

  • 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

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Moscow School N303
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Second Moscow Ni Pirogov State Medical Institute
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • William Beaumont Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • William Beaumont Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Institute of Urology - Moscow, Russia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Ohio State University, Nephrology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

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