Dr. Eric Pierson, MD

NephrologyMaleAge 49

Dr. Pierson
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Eastern Nephrology Associates

1302 Medical Center Dr Wilmington, NC 28401

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(910) 343-9800

Dr. Eric Pierson, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Wilmington, NC. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Cape Fear Valley - Bladen County Hospital and Columbus Regional Healthcare System. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Pierson to book an appointment.

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Dr. Pierson is affiliated with New Hanover Regional Medical Center Wilmington, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Experience and Background Checks

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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Pierson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pierson treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Pierson treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Acute Kidney Failure
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pierson treats Acute Kidney Failure more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Pierson treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Hyperkalemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pierson treats Hyperkalemia more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Pierson treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Pierson's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Transplant Evaluation
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Renal Scan
  • Ultrasound, Renal
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Dr. Pierson accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Pierson's Reviews

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Dr Pierson helped save my life.I had renal failure he brought me our of that stage.I am grateful to him for this always treats me with kindness he knows what he is doing.I thank God for him may God Bless him and his family.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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James Benton – Jan 14, 2020
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Dr. Pierson is a very knowledgeable, caring and compassionate doctor. You always have a very short wait time in his office. However, he always spends whatever time is necessary to discuss things with the patient and assist you with your issues. need more physicians like Dr. Pierson!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Ellen D in Shallotte, NC – Jan 15, 2016
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My mother was extremely scared and he was very calming, made both of us laugh in a very serious time. He seems to be an excellent practitioner and I would recommend him to any one with kidney issues. He was very competent and confident.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Biography

Dr. Eric Pierson, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Wilmington, NC. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Cape Fear Valley - Bladen County Hospital...Read more

Specialties

  • Nephrology

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Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Eric Pierson, MD offer telehealth services?

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Is Dr. Eric Pierson, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Eric Pierson, MD's top areas of care?

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

Where is Dr. Eric Pierson, MD's office located?

Dr. Pierson's office is located at 1302 Medical Center Dr, Wilmington, NC 28401. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Eastern Nephrology Associates

Wilmington Office1302 Medical Center Dr Wilmington, NC 28401
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Eastern Nephrology

Eastern Nephrology Associates800 Jefferson St Ste 107 Whiteville, NC 28472
2

Practice

Nextwave Disgnostic Laboratories LLC Supply20 Medical Campus Dr Nw Ste 101 Supply, NC 28462
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Southeastern Dialysis Center-wilmington2215 Yaupon Dr Wilmington, NC 28401
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Pierson is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Cape Fear Valley - Bladen County Hospital

Elizabethtown, NC

70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

Columbus Regional Healthcare System

Whiteville, NC

62% Patient Experience Rating, 7% lower than the national average

New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Wilmington, NC

75% Patient Experience Rating, 6% higher than the national average

7 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)