Dr. Essam Mostafa, MD

Dr. Essam Mostafa, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Essam Mostafa, MD is a nephrology specialist in Fountain Valley, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Cairo Univ School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.Read his story

17150 Euclid St Ste 200

Fountain Valley, CA 92708

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
very high
more than 93% of peers
very high
more than 91% of peers
Acute Kidney Failure
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Mostafa's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Mostafa's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Mostafa "Dr. Essam Mostafa is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. He combines an Egyptian background with knowledge and technical expertise that he acquired through years of training at Cairo University Medical School, and Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Mostafa has worked in private practice in Cairo and Indiana. In June of 2012, Dr. Mostafa joined Orange County Kidney as the newest addition to our group of Nephrologists. As a past Medical Director of a dialysis unit for many years, Dr. Mostafa is very knowledgeable regarding dialysis and End Stage Renal Disease. Dr. Mostafa continually takes courses, attends seminars and stays involved in the community in order to stay on top of medical advances and changes in healthcare. Dr. Essam Mostofa is known to have excellent bedside manner because of his compassionate and caring approach with his patients. Our Arabic speaking patients find comfort in knowing that Dr. Mostafa is fluent in Arabic and can conduct their consultation in their language. Outside of the work environment, Dr. Mostafa loves to travel and enjoy time with his wife and kids. Board Certified: Board of Certified: American Board of Internal MedicineMD: Cairo University Medical SchoolInternal Medicine: New York University Nephrology Fellowship: Medical College of VirginiaAffiliations: National Kidney Foundation"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Mostafa "Orange County Kidney specializes in providing comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for disorders of the kidney"

2  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

45  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

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.


  • Cairo Univ School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Cairo Univ Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Cairo Univ Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Vamc-Nyu
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mostafa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic, Egyptian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mostafa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mostafa to family and friends
2 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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  • 4
  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Mostafa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Mostafa is an incredible doctor; he saved my father's life.. Extremely knowledgeable, compassionate and skilled as a doctor and he clearly cares about his patients. He takes the time to ensure you are ok and he was accessible 24/7. Additionally, he always return call to make sure all was well....more
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1) The worst and incompetent Staff I have ever experienced. The Doctor and his Medical Assistant will not return calls even for urgent kidney issues. His Office is in disarray. 2) The Medical Assistant does not follow-up on any important items that was confirmed during the visit. 3) The Medical...more
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