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Dr. Avi Hettena, MD

Nephrology ·  Male · Age 70

Dr. Hettena

San Francisco Internal Med Assc

1199 Bush St Ste 400 San Francisco, CA 94109

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Dr. Avi Hettena, MD is a nephrology specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Yale University in 1976 and specializes in nephrology.


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Dr. Hettena accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
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Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO

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No malpractice claims found for California
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. Hettena's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Brain Disorders
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hettena treats Brain Disorders more than 19% of his peers

Dr. Hettena treats this condition more than 19% of his peers

Hypertension
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hettena treats Hypertension more than 11% of his peers

Dr. Hettena treats this condition more than 11% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Accelerated Hypertension
  • Dexamethasone Sensitive Hypertension
  • Exertional Hypertension
  • Familial Hypertension
  • High-Risk Hypertension
  • Hypertension in Pheochromocytoma
  • Hypertension, Adrenal Gland-Induced
  • Hypertension, Alcohol-Induced
  • Hypertension, Bilateral Renal Artery Stenosis-Induced
  • Hypertension, Coarctation of the Aorta-Induced
  • Hypertension, Conn Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Corticosteroid-Induced
  • Hypertension, Cushing's Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Environment-Induced
  • Hypertension, Hyperaldosteronism-Induced
  • Hypertension, Kidney Disease-Induced
  • Hypertension, Nasal Decongestant-Induced
  • Hypertension, Renal Segmental Hypoplasia-Induced
  • Hypertension, Stress-Induced
  • Hypertensive Hypokalemia Familial
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Isolated Systolic Hypertension
  • Labile Hypertension
  • Neurogenic Hypertension
  • Pediatric Hypertension
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Primary Hypertension
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Dexfenfluramine-Induced
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Familial
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Fenfluramine-Induced
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypoxic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Venous Hypertension
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Resistant Hypertension
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • White Coat Hypertension
Kidney Stones
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hettena treats Kidney Stones more than 8% of his peers

Dr. Hettena treats this condition more than 8% of his peers

Dr. Hettena's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Dehydration
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Avi Hettena, MD is a nephrology specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Yale University in 1976 and specializes in nephrology.

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

Education

Ucsf Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
Ucsf Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Uw Health Uw Hospitals and Clinics
Residency Hospital
University Of Minnesota Hosp & Clinic
Internship Hospital
1976
Yale University
Medical School
1976

Languages

  • French
  • English

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