Dr. Elson Thomas, MD

Dr. Elson Thomas, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 38
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Born and raised in Houston, Dr Thomas has quite an affinity for the city and it's people. He attended and graduated from the University of California at Berkeley for his undergraduate studies in chemical engineering and molecular & cell biology. He spent a year as a research associate in the Baylor College of Medicine Department of Medicine Division of Thrombosis Research. He then attended and graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio with his medical degree (MD). He then performed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Later, he performed his fellowship i Nephrology & Hypertension at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

902 Frostwood Dr Ste 270

Houston, TX 77024

Contact Information

(832) 857-1848

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Acidosis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thomas "I am an internist and a nephrologist. I believe in being extremely thorough and to attempt to give the love and care to my patients that I would give to my own family members. I treat the patient and not just labs, data and "numbers.""

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine
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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 Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease, Type 1
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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 California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University Of Florida
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thomas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Malayalam
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thomas accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center
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Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
921 Gessner Rd
Houston, TX 77024
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Park Plaza Hospital
1313 Hermann Dr
Houston, TX 77004
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Saint Joseph Medical Center
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Houston, TX 77002
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