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Specializes in Nephrology • Male • Age 69

8635 W 3rd St Ste 865W
Los Angeles, CA 90048
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Dr. Nortman's Experience

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Dr. Nortman's Specialties

  • Nephrology

Procedures Dr. Nortman Performs

  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis

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Hospital Quality

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Cedars - Sinai Medical Center
8700 Beverly Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90048

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    Dr. Nortman's Experience

    Specialties

    • Nephrology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Nephrology
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    • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
    • Hemodialysis
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    • Acidosis
    • Acute Glomerulonephritis
    • Acute Kidney Failure
    • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
    • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
    • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
    • 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 Infection, Acute
    • Kidney Stones
    • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
    • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
    • Nephritis and Nephropathy
    • Nephrotic Syndrome
    • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
    • Proteinuria
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
    • Renal Osteodystrophy
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    • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
    • Small Kidney
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • 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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Harvard Medical School
    Graduated in 1972

    Internship Hospital

    UCLA Med Center
    Complete in 1973

    Residency Hospital

    Duke University Med Center
    Complete in 1977

    Fellowship Hospital

    UCLA Med Center
    Complete in 1979
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Nortman & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Nortman's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Dr. Nortman's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.5 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.5 out of 5

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4 out of 5

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Nortman

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.3 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.5 out of 5

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    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.5 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.8 out of 5

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    8635 W 3rd St Ste 865W
    Los Angeles, CA 90048
    (310) 659-1668 (Office)
    (310) 659-2937 (Fax)
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