Dr. Eric Wechsler, MD

Dr. Eric Wechsler, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 42
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Eric Wechsler, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Newport Beach, CA. He is 42 years old and has been practicing for 11 years.

1501 Superior Ave Ste 205

Newport Beach, CA 92663

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypercalcemia
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wechsler "Dr. Wechsler believes very strongly that kidney disease and the associated conditions of heart disease and diabetes can be prevented or slowed with early detection and treatment. His general philosophy in medicine is to educate his patients so they will be empowered to aid the doctor in treating their disease."
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Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology & Hypertension
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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
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Anemia
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • 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 Failure
  • Kidney Hypertrophy
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Renal Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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 Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wechsler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Wechsler does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Wechsler and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Wechsler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wechsler to family and friends
4.8
based on 5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Wechsler's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Wechsler accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Wechsler has admitting privileges

Hoag Hospital Newport Beach
1 Hoag Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92663
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Hoag Orthopedic Institute
16250 Sand Canyon Ave
Irvine, CA 92618
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Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center
18111 Brookhurst St
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
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