Dr. Clarence Wheeler III, MD

Dr. Clarence Wheeler III, MD

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Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
70 y/o
(5)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Clarence Wheeler III, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Lubbock, TX. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 37 years.

Kidney & Blood Pressure Clinic of Lubbock

1126 Slide Rd Unit 4B

Lubbock, TX 79416
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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End-Stage Renal Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 95% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Sleep Medicine
3

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Kidney Stones Treatment
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

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

  • University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • University Tex Hsc Tchg Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Tex Hsc Tchg Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Tex Health Science Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wheeler III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wheeler III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wheeler III to family and friends
3.2
based on 5 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Wheeler III's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
Odessa, TX |
Don't get a sleep ?? study done with them it will take over a month to get your results. Vicky is sweet but, lazy it will take her a week or two to return your call. So don't get your sleep study done with them. !!!!!!!!!
in Lubbock, TX |
He had always talked to me as a thinking human being more so than other doctors that I had encountered.
in Lubbock, TX |
Two excellent Dr's I checked with prior to seeing Dr. Wheeler both said he is the finest Nephrologist in the state of Texas. I can tell you that Dr. Wheeler's practice is his MISSION not just a medical facility.
in Lubbock, TX |
He really took the time to understand my various issues. I have the highest confidence level in his judgment. He went above and beyond to help me. This is a doctors doctor!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Wheeler III accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Wheeler III has admitting privileges

Covenant Medical Center - 19th Street
3615 19th St
Lubbock, TX 79410
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