Dr. Cara Walz, MD

Dr. Cara Walz, MD

Nephrology  |  
Female  |  
Age 48
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Cara Walz, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Maplewood, MN. She is 48 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.

1997 Sloan Pl Ste 17

Maplewood, MN 55117

Contact Information

(651) 772-6251

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
high
more than 89% of peers
End-Stage Renal Disease
high
more than 84% of peers
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
normal
more than 69% 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
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • 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 Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

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

  • Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Walz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Walz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Walz to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)
Dr. Walz's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Over 45 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Maplewood, MN |
Dr Cara Walz is the Best Dr. i have come accross. Her takes Excellent care of patients. She is Focused on patients, Demonstrate common courtesy, sense of urgency and test for reaction. EXCELLENT FIVE STAR CARE. C - CONSISTENT, A - APPROACHABLE, R - RESPECTFUL, E - EMPATHETIC. HER SMILE IS SPECIAL AND MAKES ME FEEL WELL AND HEALTHY. WE THANK GOD FOR SUCH A ROCKSTAR DOCTOR. GOD BLESS YOU. FROM EMMANUEL KEH
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Walz accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
    Blue Cross Accord
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Walz has admitting privileges

AllinaHealth - United Hospital
333 Smith Ave N
Saint Paul, MN 55102
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HealthEast Care System - Saint John's Hospital
1575 Beam Ave
Maplewood, MN 55109
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HealthEast Care System - Woodwinds Health Campus
1925 Woodwinds Dr
Woodbury, MN 55125
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Hennepin County Medical Center
701 Park Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55415
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Saint Joseph's Hospital
45 10th St W
Saint Paul, MN 55102
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