Dr. Deirdre Collins, MD

Dr. Deirdre Collins, MD

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Nephrology  |  
Female  |  
59 y/o
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Accepting new patients

Dr. Deirdre Collins, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Philadelphia, PA. She is 59 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.

Hypertension-Nephrology Associates

7198 Castor Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19149
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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Vitamin D Deficiency
high
more than 87% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
high
more than 78% of peers
Bone Disorders
normal
more than 77% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Duke University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Duke University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Collins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Collins' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Collins to family and friends
1.0
based on 1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Collins' Performance

Trustworthiness
POOR
Explains condition(s) well
POOR
Answers Questions
POOR
Time well spent
POOR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Collins accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
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  • Amerihealth
    Personal Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO

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Hospitals where Dr. Collins has admitting privileges

Abington Hospital—Jefferson Health
1200 Old York Rd
Abington, PA 19001
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