Dr. Bhavna Gakhar, MD

Dr. Bhavna Gakhar, MD

Nephrology  |  
Female  |  
Age 39
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Bhavna Gakhar, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Pittsburgh, PA. She is 39 years old and has been practicing for 15 years.

320 E North Ave

Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Contact Information

(412) 359-3551

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
normal
more than 76% 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 Kidney Failure
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Hemodialysis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Bj Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gakhar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gakhar accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Gakhar has admitting privileges

Allegheny General Hospital
320 E North Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
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Heritage Valley Sewickley
720 Blackburn Rd
Sewickley, PA 15143
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