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Dr. Alexander Afanasyev, MD

Nephrology ·  Male · Age 56

Dr. Afanasyev

Dr. Alexander Afanasyev, MD is a nephrology specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Second Moscow Ni Pirogov State Medical Institute in 1985 and specializes in nephrology and nephrology & hypertension.


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Dr. Afanasyev accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem
Pathway X Bronze Direct CACA IN HIX
Pathway X Ind Direct Access KY
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Cofinity
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
Tricare
HealthLink
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HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Tricare
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
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INTotal Health
Medicaid
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Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
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Medicaid
MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO
Mutual of Omaha
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Medicaid
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Sagamore Plus
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
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Medicaid
Navigate HMO
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Options PPO
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid
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Dr. Afanasyev's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hyperkalemia
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Afanasyev treats Hyperkalemia more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Afanasyev treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Afanasyev treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Afanasyev treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Vitamin D Deficiency
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Afanasyev treats Vitamin D Deficiency more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Afanasyev treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Afanasyev's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Dialysis
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Hemodialysis Vascular Access Creation
  • 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
  • Kidney Stones Treatment
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Biopsy
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

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.

Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Nephrology & Hypertension

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

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

Languages

  • Russian
  • English

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We are so thankful for Dr Afanasyev. His calming demeanor and thorough explanation made us all understand clearly. No more ibuprofen!
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