Dr. Amsalu Erko, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 43
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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.

3000 N Interstate 35 # 635

Austin, TX 78705

Contact Information

(512) 451-5800

Dr. Amsalu Erko, MD

Dr. Amsalu Erko, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Erko "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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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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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 Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • 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
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Gondar College Of Medical Sciences, Addis Ababa University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Texas Med Branch Galveston
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Texas Med Branch Galveston
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Erko has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Erko's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Erko to family and friends
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Erko accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Erko has admitting privileges

Seton Medical Center Austin
1201 W 38th St
Austin, TX 78705
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St. David's Medical Center
919 E 32nd St
Austin, TX 78705
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St. David's South Austin Medical Center
901 W Ben White Blvd
Austin, TX 78704
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University Medical Center at Brackenridge
601 E 15th St
Austin, TX 78701
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