Dr. Clarence Wheeler III, MD

Dr. Clarence Wheeler III, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
70 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Clarence Wheeler III, MD is a nephrology specialist in Lubbock, TX and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in nephrology and sleep medicine.

Kidney & Blood Pressure Clinic of Lubbock

1126 Slide Rd Unit 4B

Lubbock, TX 79416
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

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

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

Dr. Wheeler III'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.

2  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Sleep Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

50  Conditions Treated

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8  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.


  • 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
5 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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  • 1

Dr. Wheeler III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

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. !!!!!!!!!
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He had always talked to me as a thinking human being more so than other doctors that I had encountered.
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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.
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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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