Dr. Edward Hwang, MD

Dr. Edward Hwang, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
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Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Edward Hwang, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Gadsden, AL. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 21 years. Dr. Hwang is affiliated with Jacksonville Medical Center, Gadsden Regional Medical Center, Marshall Medical Center South, Riverview Regional Medical Center, Cherokee Medical Center and Grandview Medical Center.

427 S 3rd St

Gadsden, AL 35901

Contact Information

(256) 543-3508

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • MultiPlan

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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
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more than 99% of peers
Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • 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 Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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 Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Alabama Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Alabama Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Alabama Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hwang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hwang's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hwang to family and friends
4.5
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Hwang's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Alabaster, AL |
Dr. Hwang is a wonderful person and doctor. He goes way beyond the call of duty. He saves lives everyday and is loved by many. People come to see him from far away! I highly recommend him!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hwang accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Hwang has admitting privileges

Cherokee Medical Center
400 Northwood Dr
Centre, AL 35960
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Gadsden Regional Medical Center
1007 Goodyear Ave
Gadsden, AL 35903
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Grandview Medical Center
3690 Grandview Pkwy
Birmingham, AL 35243
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Jacksonville Medical Center
1701 Pelham Rd S
Jacksonville, AL 36265
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Marshall Medical Center South
2505 Us Highway 431
Boaz, AL 35957
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Riverview Regional Medical Center
600 S 3rd St
Gadsden, AL 35901
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