Dr. Carla Nester, MD

NephrologyFemaleAge 61

Dr. Nester

University of Iowa Children's Hospital

200 Hawkins Dr Iowa City, IA 52242

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(319) 356-3446

Dr. Carla Nester, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Iowa City, IA and has over 23 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Penn State U, Hershey College of Medicine medical school in 1998. She is affiliated with University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Nester to book an appointment.

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Dr. Nester's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nester treats Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders more than 26% of her peers

Dr. Nester treats this condition more than 26% of her peers

Acidosis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nester treats Acidosis more than 21% of her peers

Dr. Nester treats this condition more than 21% of her peers

Mineral Metabolism Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nester treats Mineral Metabolism Disorders more than 20% of her peers

Dr. Nester treats this condition more than 20% of her peers

Dr. Nester's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Congenital Renal Dysplasia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Carla Nester, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Iowa City, IA and has over 23 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Penn State...Read more

Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Pediatric Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pediatrics

Education

2007
University of North Carolina Hospitals
Fellowship Hospital
2002
University of North Carolina Hospitals
Residency Hospital
1998
Penn State U, Hershey College of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

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What are Dr. Carla Nester, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Nester frequently treats Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders, Acidosis, and Mineral Metabolism Disorders. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Nester treats.

Where is Dr. Carla Nester, MD's office located?

Dr. Nester's office is located at 200 Hawkins Dr, Iowa City, IA 52242. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Nester speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

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University of Iowa Children's Hospital200 Hawkins Dr Iowa City, IA 52242
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200 Hawkins Dr # 4036bt Iowa City, IA 52242
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University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics

Iowa City, IA

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

9 Awards Received