Dr. Amsalu Erko, MD

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Nephrology | Male

Austin Kidney Associates 3000 N Interstate 35 # 635 Austin, TX 78705 Get Directions
Dr. Amsalu Erko, MD
Dr. Amsalu Erko, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Austin, TX. He is 43 years old. Dr. Erko is affiliated with University Medical Center at Brackenridge, Seton Medical Center Austin, St. David's South Austin Medical Center and St. David's Medical Center.

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Dr. Erko's Care Philosophy

My goal is to help patients achieve quality life. My mantra is to treat patients as I would want my own family treated. I pride myself on spending quality time with patients to assure they have a thorough understanding of their health problem as well as their options for treatment.

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Dr. Erko's Reviews

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4.9
based on 14 total reviews (8 with comments)
Dr. Erko's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (8)
in Austin, TX |
I have had great experience with Dr. Erko, he is patient and listens to your concerns.
Austin, TX |
Dr Erik was thorough in explaining what he was going to do and he explained what was going on with my condition very friendly
in Austin, TX |
Dra Erko was extremely polite and knowledgeable and took the time to answer all my questions. excellent experience
Austin, TX |
Dr Erko has been extremely knowledgeable and helpful throughout my time as his patient.
in Austin, TX |
i have been with dr erko since 2009 i will never leave, he is awesome!!!
in Austin, TX |
Doctor Erko is by far one of the most professional and thorough doctors I have seen. He and his staff (although it has changed too frequently) are superior! With their help my condition has stabilized amd improved. H awesome patient management skills and temperament. He is sincere and honest. I am confident in my future health success.
Austin, TX |
Very friendly and thoughtful. Caring for his patients
Austin, TX |
He is very smart and knowledgeable. He listens to you and cares for his patients.
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Dr. Erko's Care Philosophy

My goal is to help patients achieve quality life. My mantra is to treat patients as I would want my own family treated. I pride myself on spending quality time with patients to assure they have a thorough understanding of their health problem as well as their options for treatment.

Dr. Erko'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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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Education

  • Medical School
    Gondar College Of Medical Sciences, Addis Ababa University
  • Internship Hospital
    University Texas Med Branch Galveston
  • Residency Hospital
    University Texas Med Branch Galveston

    Completed in 2006

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Nephrology

Procedures Performed

  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis