Dr. Douglas Somers, MD

NephrologyMaleAge 62

Dr. Somers

University of Iowa Children's Hospital

200 Hawkins Dr Iowa City, IA 52242

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(319) 356-8252

Dr. Douglas Somers, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Iowa City, IA and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine medical school in 1986. He is affiliated with medical facilities Great River Medical Center and University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Somers to book an appointment.

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Dr. Somers is affiliated with Great River Medical Center West Burlington, a highly rated hospital.

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Dr. Somers' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hyperkalemia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Somers treats Hyperkalemia more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Somers treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Somers treats Secondary Renovascular Hypertension more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Somers treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Somers treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Somers treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Somers' conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Transplant Evaluation
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Renal Scan
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Ultrasound, Renal
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Douglas Somers, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Iowa City, IA and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Saint Louis...Read more

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

Mayo Grad School Med/mayo Fndn
Residency Hospital
University Iowa Hosps And Clinics
Residency Hospital
1986
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Douglas Somers, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Somers frequently treats Hyperkalemia, Secondary Renovascular Hypertension, and Diabetes With Renal Manifestations. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Somers treats.

Where is Dr. Douglas Somers, MD's office located?

Dr. Somers' office is located at 200 Hawkins Dr, Iowa City, IA 52242. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

University of Iowa Children's Hospital200 Hawkins Dr Iowa City, IA 52242
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Ui Healthcare - Muscatine3465 Mulberry Ave Muscatine, IA 52761
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Somers is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Great River Medical Center

West Burlington, IA

65% Patient Experience Rating, 4% lower than the national average

15 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)

University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics

Iowa City, IA

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average

11 Awards Received