Dr. Donovan Polack, MD

Dr. Donovan Polack, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Donovan Polack, MD is a nephrology specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1979 and specializes in nephrology.

11155 Dunn Rd Ste 211N

Saint Louis, MO 63136

Contact Information

(314) 741-1600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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End-Stage Renal Disease
more than 81% of peers
Vitamin D Deficiency
more than 78% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
more than 77% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

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

43  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • 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
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis


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2  Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Grady Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Grady Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Wilford Hall Usaf Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Polack has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Polack's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Polack to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Polack'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 (1)

In 2009/2010 I ended up in the hospital at Christian NE and Dr Polack was assigned to my case.. During my visit, he made me feel very uncomfortable, never made eye contact with me once! He said he wanted me to have a bone biopsy, I asked why, I was in for kidney failure, he said because he thought...more
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