Dr. Elaine Ku, MD

NephrologyFemaleAge 39

Dr. Ku
Telehealth services available

Nephrology Hypertsn/ Metabolism

400 Parnassus Ave Ste A591 San Francisco, CA 94143

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Dr. Elaine Ku, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in San Francisco, CA and has over 14 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine medical school in 2007. She is affiliated with UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus. She has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Ku to book an appointment.

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Dr. Ku is affiliated with UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus San Francisco, a highly rated hospital.

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Ku's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Acidosis
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Acute Kidney Failure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ku treats Acute Kidney Failure more than 20% of her peers

Dr. Ku treats this condition more than 20% of her peers

Calcium Metabolism Disorders
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Chronic Kidney Diseases
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ku treats Chronic Kidney Diseases more than 29% of her peers

Dr. Ku treats this condition more than 29% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ku treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 12% of her peers

Dr. Ku treats this condition more than 12% of her peers

End-Stage Renal Disease
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End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
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Gout
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Hemodialysis
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Hypercalcemia
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Hyperkalemia
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Hypertension
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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ku treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 34% of her peers

Dr. Ku treats this condition more than 34% of her peers

Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
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Hypokalemia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ku treats Hypokalemia more than 13% of her peers

Dr. Ku treats this condition more than 13% of her peers

Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
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Kidney Stones
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Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
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Nephrotic Syndrome
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Peritoneal Dialysis
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Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
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Proteinuria
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ku treats Proteinuria more than 6% of her peers

Dr. Ku treats this condition more than 6% of her peers

Vitamin D Deficiency
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ku treats Vitamin D Deficiency more than 16% of her peers

Dr. Ku treats this condition more than 16% of her peers

Dr. Ku's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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$0 Cost Share AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual Via Exchange)-CA EPO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze 60 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze 60 D HDHP (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA EPO
Bronze 60 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Bronze 60 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Bronze 60 HDHP (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA EPO
Bronze 60 HDHP AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA EPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze Pathway EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold 80 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Gold 80 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold 80 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
Minimum Coverage D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Minimum Coverage EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X - EPO Network-CA
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum 90 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Select (PERS Select Providers)-CA PPO
Select PPO (Select Network)-CA PPO
Select-CA PPO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver 70 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO Off Exchange-CA
Silver 73 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 87 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 94 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
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UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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Western Health Advantage

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Elaine Ku, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in San Francisco, CA and has over 14 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University...Read more

Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Pediatric Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pediatrics

Education

2007
University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Elaine Ku, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Ku frequently treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease, Chronic Kidney Diseases, and Acute Kidney Failure. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Ku treats.

Where is Dr. Elaine Ku, MD's office located?

Dr. Ku's office is located at 400 Parnassus Ave Ste A591, San Francisco, CA 94143. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Nephrology Hypertsn/ Metabolism

University of California San Francisco Medical Center400 Parnassus Ave Ste A591 San Francisco, CA 94143
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UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus

San Francisco, CA

82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

15 Awards Received