Dr. Alice Wei, MD

Dr. Alice Wei, MD

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Dr. Alice Wei, MD is a nephrology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in nephrology and nephrology & renal medicine.Read her story

51 Saint Nicholas Ave Between 112th and 113th St

New York, NY 10026

Contact Information

Insurance 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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Wei performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chronic Kidney Diseases
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more than 46% of peers
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
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more than 39% of peers
Kidney Disease
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more than 33% of peers

Dr. Wei's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Wei's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wei "Dr. Alice Wei is a Nephrologist specializing in preventing kidney failure in the Harlem community. She is the author of many publications and is the recipient of numerous awards including the Physician's Award for Clinical Excellence and Outstanding Employee Award among others. Her work as Medical Director helped Fresenius Medical Care's Harlem Dialysis Center receive the Platinum Center of Excellence Award twice. She is sought for her expertise in leadership as a medical director and has consulted for hospitals and large dialysis chains. "Creating positive change, one patient at a time, is still my passion." - Dr. Wei While effecting systematic changes within the dialysis community through her consultancy, she continues to serve the Harlem community through her private practice. She lives with her husband (also a Nephrologist) and 2 daughters in Manhattan, enjoys yoga, window sill gardening and travelling. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wei "Dr. Wei specializes in blood pressure and kidney care to prevent kidney failure.  Working in Harlem for over 12 years, she understands the unique challenges in this community and strives to offer patient centered care with empathy and compassion.  She will collaborate with you, your doctors and your support network for optimal results.  Family or friends are welcome during your visit with us.  Preserving your kidney function for as long as possible is our focus, so you can focus on your life.  

If you are living with kidney failure, Dr. Wei offers treatment options that can give you the lifestyle and quality of life you desire; Peritoneal Dialysis (bloodless dialysis at home), Hemodialysis at home or conventional in-center Hemodialysis as a bridge to Transplantation, or comfort care if suitable.  It is important to us that our patients feel cared for in addition to receiving the best of care. 

Welcome to our practice!"

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2  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Nephrology & Renal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

33  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • MIT
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • St Vincents Med Ctr of Mnhttn
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • St Vincents Med Center Of Mnhttn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • St Vincents Med Center Of Mnhttn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Nephrology Research Fellowship
    Other Education | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wei has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Wei does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Wei and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Wei's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wei to family and friends
14 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Wei's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
Dr. Wei Says:
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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.

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Patient Comments (11)

She is a very nice doctor.
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Dr. Wei keeps me on tract regarding my diabetic care. Thank you Dr. Wei
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Please understand that it's very hard to find a doctor that always have a warm and friendly personality on every visit. I highly speak about Dr.Wei people skills and professional manor..
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Went to Dr. Wei's facility. First and foremost her Assistant is a pleasure. She is very friendly and accommodating. Dr. Wei takes the time (1 hr) to review your labs and referring physician's findings to help put you at ease. She is efficient and knows the Nephrology profession very well
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I recommend Dr. Wei because she is knowledgeable, friendly and is careful. I was nervous about my kidney problems but she was really good about explaining everything to me. I had a lot of questions and she answered all of them. It just felt like I knew her from before. I told my girlfriends about...more
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Thank you for spreading the word Jeannie! We appreciate the kind feedback.

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