Dr. Belayenh Befekadu, MD

NephrologyMaleAge 71

Dr. Befekadu
Accepting new patients

Rockingham Medical/Kidney Care

1352 W Harrison St Reidsville, NC 27320

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(336) 342-3338

Dr. Belayenh Befekadu, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Reidsville, NC and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine medical school in 1988. He is affiliated with medical facilities The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital and UNC Rockingham Health Care. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Befekadu to book an appointment.

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Dr. Befekadu is affiliated with The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital Greensboro, a highly rated hospital.

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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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. Befekadu's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Proteinuria
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Befekadu treats Proteinuria more than 100% of his peers

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

Hyperkalemia
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Befekadu treats Hyperkalemia more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Befekadu treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Befekadu treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Befekadu treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Befekadu's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Amyloidosis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Transplant Evaluation
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Renal Scan
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Ultrasound, Renal
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Dr. Befekadu accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Befekadu's Reviews

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2.7

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Dr. Befekadu and his associates are very professional and all of them have wonderful bedside manners. Everything about my kidney disease was explained to me, including what to do, what not to do, what to eat, etc. The office staff is professional and friendly. My appointments and tests were scheduled in a timely manner, and the results reviewed with me in detail.
What went well
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Belayenh Befekadu, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Reidsville, NC and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University...Read more

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

Education

Umdnj New Jersey Med School
Residency Hospital
Umdnj University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1988
University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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What are Dr. Belayenh Befekadu, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Befekadu frequently treats Proteinuria, Hyperkalemia, and Diabetes With Renal Manifestations. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Befekadu treats.

Where is Dr. Belayenh Befekadu, MD's office located?

Dr. Befekadu's office is located at 1352 W Harrison St, Reidsville, NC 27320. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Rockingham Medical/Kidney Care

Rockingham Medical/Kidney Care1352 W Harrison St Reidsville, NC 27320
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Befekadu is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital

Greensboro, NC

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average

16 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

UNC Rockingham Health Care

Eden, NC

69% Patient Experience Rating, Equal to the national average