Dr. Christine Gear, MD

Dr. Christine Gear, MD

Nephrology & Hypertension  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 41
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Dr. Christine Gear, MD is a nephrology & hypertension specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 6 years. She graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio in 2006 and specializes in nephrology & hypertension, nephrology, and more.

4511 NW Loop 410 Ste 104

San Antonio, TX 78229

Contact Information

(210) 614-7900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • CeltiCare Health
  • CHAMPVA
  • 31 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Gear performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hypokalemia
normal
more than 61% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
normal
more than 57% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
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more than 52% of peers

Dr. Gear's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

6  Specialties

  • Nephrology & Hypertension
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Nephrology & Renal Medicine
  • Renal Metabolic Disorders
  • Transplant Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gear has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gear's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gear to family and friends
9 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Gear'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Gear is always thorough and pleasant. I don't always keep up with directives perscribed by doctors but Dr Gear does a great job of balancing care with sense of urgency that makes me feel like she is concerned for my well being. I truly appreciate her professionalism and knowledge.
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Dr. Gear has treated me with extreme compassion and professional management of my disease. She has an extremely great personal relationship with each patient, making me not only feel relaxed but confident I am being treated with the best care possible. He Staff called me during my Hospital stay...more
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Dr. Gear is a wonderful doctor and has always put my needs as a patient as a high priority! She has been a true life saver for me.
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We love Dr.Gear. Wait times are never very long and the staff is wonderful. Always on top of things. She is very personable and always makes us feel like she genuinely cares about the care you are receiving from her staff.
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Dr. Gear is the absolute best Dr. I've ever had. She is very knowledgeable as well as having the ability to make the patient feel comfortable and well taken care of. She is a wonderful Dr. and person.
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