Dr. Alice Wei, MD

Dr. Alice Wei, MD

Nephrology  |  
Female
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Dr. Alice Wei, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in New York, NY. She has been practicing for 15 years.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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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

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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. 

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Nephrology & Renal Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Chronic Renal Failure Syndrome
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Dialysis Complications
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Fluid Disorders
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Gout
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wei to family and friends
5.0
based on 12 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 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:

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.


Patient Comments (10)

in New York, NY |
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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NEW YORK, NY |
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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in New York, New York |
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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in New Rochelle, NY |
Very nice lady doctor. Convinced my husband to do what he needed to do to treat his blood pressure. I think she saved his life!
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Thank you for your feedback! I hope you and Robert are doing well.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Wei accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
    Commercial PPO
    Open Access
    Open Access Plus
    Open Access Plus PPO
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst
    HealthFirst HMO
    HealthFirst PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Wei has admitting privileges

Saint Luke's Roosevelt Hospital
1111 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10025
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