Dr. Edgar Lerma, MD

Dr. Edgar Lerma, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Edgar Lerma, MD is a nephrology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Santo Tomas, Faculty Of Medicine And Surgery in 1991 and specializes in nephrology.

210 S Desplaines St

Chicago, IL 60661

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid of Illinois
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS

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Top Care Areas

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Hemodialysis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Lerma's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lerma "To heal often, to cure sometimes and to comfort always."

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

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

39  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease, Type 1
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
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3  Procedures

  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • University of Santo Tomas, Manila
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Santo Tomas, Faculty Of Medicine And Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Mercy Hospital And Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Mercy Hospital and Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Northwestern University Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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