Dr. Alvaro Ryes, MD

Dr. Alvaro Ryes, MD

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Dr. Alvaro Ryes, MD is a nephrology specialist in Florence, KY and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Universidad Nacional De Colombia, Facultad De Medicina in 1982 and specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.

47 Cavalier Blvd Ste 120

Florence, KY 41042

Contact Information

(859) 757-4353

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Dr. Ryes' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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Dr. Ryes treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Ryes treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Hypokalemia
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Dr. Ryes treats Hypokalemia more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Ryes treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Mineral Metabolism Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ryes treats Mineral Metabolism Disorders more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Ryes treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Ryes' conditions and procedures:

Acidosis
Acute Glomerulonephritis
Acute Kidney Failure
Alkalosis
Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Chronic Glomerulonephritis
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
Dehydration
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
End-Stage Renal Disease
End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
Goodpasture's Disease
Gout
Hemodialysis
Hydronephrosis
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Kidney Disease
Kidney Hypertrophy
Kidney Infection
Kidney Infection, Acute
Kidney Stones
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Nephritis and Nephropathy
Nephrotic Syndrome
Peritoneal Dialysis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Purpura
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
Renal Osteodystrophy
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Systemic Vasculitis
Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
Ureteral Stones
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Care Philosophy

Avoid or delay progression of chronic kidney disease to Dialysis

Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

San Juan De Dios U Nacional De Colombia
Residency Hospital
1996
St Luke's Hospital
1991
Barnes Hosp/Wvmc
Fellowship Hospital
1991
Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
1988
Hsjd
Residency Hospital
1982
Hmc
Internship Hospital
1982
Universidad Nacional De Colombia, Facultad De Medicina
Medical School
1996
1991
1991
1988
1982
1982

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Media & Publications

  • : Role of platelet-activating factor in renal function in normal rats and rats with bilateral ureteral obstruction. Proc Soc Exp Biol Med 1991: 198: 572-578.,
  • Role of the 5-Lipooxygenase pathway in obstructive nephropathy. Kidney Int 1992:100-106.,
  • Administration of L-arginine decreases the infiltration of the kidney by macrophages in obstructive nephropathy and puromycin-induced nephrosis. Kidney Int 1994;45:1346-1354.,
  • Osteopontin expression in kidney during unilateral ureteral obstruction. Miner Electrolyte Metab 1998;24:227-237.,
  • EDRF role in renal function and blood pressure of normal rats and rats with obstructive nephropathy. Kidney Int 1992; 41:403-413.,
  • Dietary supplements with L-arginine ameliorates glomerular hypertension in rats with subtotal nephrectomy. J Am Soc Nephrol 1994;4:1690-1694.,
  • Low plasma and renal tissue levels of L-arginine in rats with obstructive nephropathy. Kidney Int 1994;45:782-787.,
  • Role of arginine in health and in renal disease (Editorial). Am J Physiol (Renal, Fluids and Electrolytes) 1994:267:F331-F346.,
  • Angiotensin II receptor antagonist ameliorates renal tubulointerstitial fibrosis caused by unilateral obstruction. Kidney Int 1995;47:1285-1294.,
  • Renal function after release of ureteral obstruction: Role of endothelin and the renal artery endothelium. Kidney Int 1992;42:632-638.,

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Very personable and knowledgeable!! He takes the time to make sure you understand everything you need to know about what's wrong with your kidneys. Also very professional; doesn't try to sugarcoat anything, whether it's good or bad.
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Dr.Ryes makes learning about the kidney a joyous experience. Extremely thorough and informative with entertainment as a bonus
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Locations

St. Elizabeth Physicians

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    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Mon: 8:30am - 12:00pm
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    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

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