Dr. Frank Cruz Jr, MD

Dr. Frank Cruz Jr, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
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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.

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
  • 10 More

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Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Acidosis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

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

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Tulane
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Tulane Affiliated Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Tulane Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Veteran's Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Tulane
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Veteran's Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cruz Jr accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • 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

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Hospitals where Dr. Cruz Jr has admitting privileges

Ochsner Baptist
2700 Napoleon Ave
New Orleans, LA 70115
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Touro Infirmary
1401 Foucher St
New Orleans, LA 70115
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