Dr. Edgar Lerma, MD

Dr. Edgar Lerma, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Edgar Lerma, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Burbank, IL. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.

4811 W 77th St

Burbank, IL 60459

Contact Information

(708) 229-0584

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

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lerma "To heal often, to cure sometimes and to comfort always."
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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
  • 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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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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lerma accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid of Illinois
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Lerma has admitting privileges

Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center
4440 W 95th St
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
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Advocate South Suburban Hospital
17800 Kedzie Ave
Hazel Crest, IL 60429
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Advocate Trinity Hospital
2320 E 93rd St
Chicago, IL 60617
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Franciscan Health Chicago Heights
1423 Chicago Rd
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
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Franciscan Health Olympia Fields
20201 Crawford Ave
Olympia Fields, IL 60461
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Little Company of Mary Hospital
2800 W 95th St
Evergreen Park, IL 60805
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Mercy Hospital and Medical Center
2525 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60616
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Roseland Community Hospital
45 W 111th St
Chicago, IL 60628
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