Dr. Arafat Melhem, MD

Dr. Arafat Melhem, MD

Nephrology  |  
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Dr. Arafat Melhem, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Memphis, TN.

1264 Wesley Dr Ste 601

Memphis, TN 38116

Contact Information

(901) 332-9632

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Dehydration
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hypokalemia
very high
more than 95% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers

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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
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • 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 Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Small Kidney
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Paracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • University Of Il Medical Center At Chicago
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Christ Hospital & Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Saint Louis University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Melhem has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Melhem accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus

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Hospitals where Dr. Melhem has admitting privileges

Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis
6019 Walnut Grove Rd
Memphis, TN 38120
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Methodist University Hospital
1265 Union Ave
Memphis, TN 38104
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