Dr. Frank Cruz Jr, MD

Dr. Frank Cruz Jr, MD

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Age 46
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Dr. Frank Cruz Jr, MD is a nephrology specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Tulane in 2000 and specializes in nephrology.Read his story

3434 Prytania St Ste 300

New Orleans, LA 70115

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
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Dr. Cruz Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hyperkalemia
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Dr. Cruz Jr treats Hyperkalemia more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Cruz Jr treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Acidosis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cruz Jr treats Acidosis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Cruz Jr treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cruz Jr treats Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Cruz Jr treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Cruz Jr's conditions and procedures:

Acidosis
Acute Glomerulonephritis
Acute Kidney Failure
Alkalosis
Bone Disorders
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Chronic Glomerulonephritis
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
Dehydration
Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
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 Disease
Kidney Dysplasia
Kidney Infection
Kidney Infection, Acute
Kidney Infection, Chronic
Kidney Stones
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Nephritis and Nephropathy
Nephrotic Syndrome
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Peritoneal Dialysis
Proteinuria
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
Renal Osteodystrophy
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Small Kidney
Tuberous Sclerosis
Vasculitis
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

"After graduating from Brother Martin high school in New Orleans I attended Tulane University for four years. Upon graduation I was excepted into Tulane medical school where I completed my training in Nephrology. I have served on the medical exec committee at Baptist Hospital and participate in multiple leadership committee's at both Touro and Ochsner Baptist hospitals. "

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

Education

2005
Tulane
Fellowship Hospital
2005
Veteran's Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
2003
Tulane Affil Hosps
Residency Hospital
2003
Veteran's Hosp
Residency Hospital
2001
Tulane Affiliated Hosps
Internship Hospital
2000
Tulane
Medical School
1994
Tulane University of Louisiana
Undergraduate School
2005
2005
2003
2003
2001
2000
1994

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I am very pleased with my treatment from Dr. Cruz Jr. My condition improved significantly after being treated by him. Very knowledgeable and thorough. Takes the time to talk to you but more important, he listens to what you say.
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How or why this man became a doctor I'll never know. He treated my dying mother like a dog. Never found him friendly or caring. When My mom was admitted to hospital for last time he didn't come to see her one time,leaving the dirty work to others. I consider him a coward. His office staff is quite...Read More
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Locations

Uptown Nephrology, New Orleans, LA

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 9:00am - 4:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 4:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 4:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 4:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Optima Health
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
WellCare