Dr. Amsalu Erko, MD is a nephrology specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 13 years. He specializes in nephrology.


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(512) 309-1906

Dr. Erko accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Humana
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Erko's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Acidosis
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Dr. Erko treats Acidosis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Erko treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Erko treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Erko treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Hyperkalemia
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Erko treats Hyperkalemia more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Erko treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Erko's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemodialysis
  • 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
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

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.

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Erko's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Erko

4.9

Based on 14 reviews

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I have had great experience with Dr. Erko, he is patient and listens to your concerns.
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Dr Erik was thorough in explaining what he was going to do and he explained what was going on with my condition very friendly
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Dra Erko was extremely polite and knowledgeable and took the time to answer all my questions. excellent experience
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Dr Erko has been extremely knowledgeable and helpful throughout my time as his patient.
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i have been with dr erko since 2009 i will never leave, he is awesome!!!
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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.
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Very friendly and thoughtful. Caring for his patients
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He is very smart and knowledgeable. He listens to you and cares for his patients.
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79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018, 2017)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017)

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017)

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2017)

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

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