Dr. David Tharpe, MD

Dr. David Tharpe, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David Tharpe, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Birmingham, AL. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 45 years. Dr. Tharpe is affiliated with Shelby Baptist Medical Center, Medical West, Grandview Medical Center, Princeton Baptist Medical Center, Brookwood Medical Center and St. Vincent's Birmingham.

7191 Cahaba Valley Rd

Birmingham, AL 35242

Contact Information

(205) 226-5900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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more than 99% of peers
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Hypercalcemia
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • 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
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Biopsy
  • Hemodialysis
  • Kidney Stones Treatment
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Ala Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • University Of Alabama Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • University Of Alabama
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tharpe has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Tharpe accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Tharpe has admitting privileges

Brookwood Medical Center
2010 Brookwood Medical Ctr Dr
Birmingham, AL 35209
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Grandview Medical Center
3690 Grandview Pkwy
Birmingham, AL 35243
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Medical West
995 9th Ave SW
Bessemer, AL 35022
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Princeton Baptist Medical Center
701 Princeton Ave SW
Birmingham, AL 35211
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Shelby Baptist Medical Center
1000 1st St N
Alabaster, AL 35007
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St. Vincent's Birmingham
810 St. Vincent's Drive
Birmingham, AL 35205
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