Dr. Alice Wei, MD

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Dr. Alice Wei, MD

Nephrology | Female

Dr. Alice Wei 2615 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York, NY 10030 Get Directions
(866) 334-7251

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Dr. Wei is a board certified Nephrologist who cares for people with Hypertension, Kidney diseases, or Electrolyte abnormalities. She has...   Read More

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      Dr. Wei accepts 9 insurance carriers

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      9 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

      • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
      • Aetna
      • Cigna
      • EmblemHealth
      • Health Net
      • HealthFirst
      • Medicaid
      • Oxford Health Plans
      • UnitedHealthCare

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      Specialties

      • Nephrology

      Board Certifications

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      • Internal Medicine
      • Nephrology

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Acidosis
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bone Disorders
      • Chronic Kidney Diseases
      • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
      • Constipation
      • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
      • Diabetic Nephropathy
      • Electrolyte Disorders
      • End-Stage Renal Disease
      • Fluid Disorders
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Glomerulonephritis
      • Gout
      • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
      • Hyperparathyroidism
      • Hypertension
      • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Kidney Disease
      • Kidney Failure
      • Kidney Stones
      • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Polycystic Kidney Disease
      • Proteinuria
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
      • Renal Hypertension
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vitamin D Deficiency

      Procedures Performed

      • Hemodialysis
      • Peritoneal Dialysis

      Background Check

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      • 0
        Sanctions

        No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      • 0
        Board Actions

        No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      Education

      • Medical School
        Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1998

      • Internship Hospital
        St Vincents Med Ctr Of Mnhttn

        Completed in 1999

      • Residency Hospital
        St Vincents Med Center Of Mnhttn

        Completed in 2001

      • Fellowship Hospital
        St Vincents Med Center Of Mnhttn

        Completed in 2003

      • Undergraduate School
        Mit

        Graduated in 1993

      • Other Education
        Nephrology Research Fellowship

        Completed in 2004

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Chinese
      • Mandarin
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      Dr. Wei's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Nephrology
      • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Wei's Care Philosophy

      Dr. Wei is a board certified Nephrologist who cares for people with Hypertension, Kidney diseases, or Electrolyte abnormalities. She has worked in the Harlem community for over ten years and understands the challenges that patients and physicians from this community must face.  Patients and their families are encouraged to participate in their care by being treated with dignity, compassion and respect by Dr. Wei as well as her office staff.  Dr. Wei takes the time to explain diagnoses and treatment options in a manner that patients can understand.  It is important to us that our patients feel cared for in addition to receiving the best of care. 

      The focus of her practice is to preserve kidney function while achieving the patients quality of life goals.  If kidney disease becomes severe and irreversible, she can offer Peritoneal Dialysis (bloodless dialysis at home) or Hemodialysis as a bridge to Transplantation, or comfort care if suitable.  Dr. Wei will communicate with other providers to coordinate care for optimal outcomes. 

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      Dr. Wei says...

      Many of our patients are elderly and do not use the internet, so we may not have many survey's available.  But if you had a good experience in Dr. Wei's office, please leave us a 4 star or higher rating! If you had a negative experience, please speak with us as soon as possible and we will make every attempt to right any wrongs.  We value your trust and appreciate the opportunity to care for you.