Dr. Frank Duncan Scott, MD

NephrologyMaleAge 47

Dr. Scott
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Doctors' Kidney Care

2525 Us Highway 431 Ste 170 Boaz, AL 35957

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(256) 485-0899

Dr. Frank Duncan Scott, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Boaz, AL. Dr. Scott has more experience with Nephrological Conditions and Glomerulonephritis/Nephropathy than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Gadsden Regional Medical Center and Marshall Medical Center South. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Scott to book an appointment.


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Dr. Scott is affiliated with Riverview Regional Medical Center Gadsden, a highly rated hospital.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Scott

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Scott treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Scott treats other conditions, please contact the office at (256) 485-0899.

Nephrological Conditions

Nephrological conditions specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the kidneys, including chronic kidney disease, kidney injury, kidney stones, and lupus nephritis.Compare with other Nephrological Conditions specialists.

Dr. Scott typically treats 67% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 16 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
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Glomerulonephritis/Nephropathy

Glomerulonephritis and nephropathy are types of kidney disease caused by damage to the small blood vessels that filter the blood, either from long-term diabetes or other conditions such as lupus.Compare with other Glomerulonephritis/Nephropathy specialists.

Dr. Scott typically treats 46% more often than similar doctors

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Treatments
Nephrotic Syndrome
Nephritis and Nephropathy
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High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dr. Scott's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Copper Metabolism Disorders
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hungry Bone Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Penile Implants
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatitis
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Small Kidney
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wound Repair
  • Yeast Infections

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Dr. Scott accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Humana
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    About Me

    Care Philosophy

    Kidney disease affects your lifestyle, but it doesn't have to define who you are.

    At Doctors' Kidney Care, we're real people – and we...
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    Biography

    Originally raised in Orlando, Dr. F. Duncan Scott was inspired to pursue a career in medicine by his father, who is a registered nurse. Having asthma himself,...Read more

    Specialties

    • Nephrology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Nephrology

    Education

    University Of Al Hospital
    Residency Hospital

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Frank Duncan Scott, MD accepting new patients?

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    What are Dr. Frank Duncan Scott, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Scott frequently treats Nephrological Conditions and Glomerulonephritis/Nephropathy. See all practice areas where Dr. Scott specializes.

    Where is Dr. Frank Duncan Scott, MD's office located?

    Dr. Scott's office is located at 2525 Us Highway 431 Ste 170, Boaz, AL 35957. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    Locations

    Doctors' Kidney Care

    Boaz Office2525 Us Highway 431 Ste 170 Boaz, AL 35957
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      • Sat: closed
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    Centre Office150 Northwood Dr Centre, AL 35960
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      • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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    Fort Payne Office2001 Cades Ave Sw Fort Payne, AL 35968
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      • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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      • Sat: closed
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    Gadsden Office1026 Goodyear Ave Ste 302b Gadsden, AL 35903
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      • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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    Guntersville Office7633 Al Highway 69 Ste 260 Guntersville, AL 35976
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      • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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    Oneonta150 Gilbreath Dr Oneonta, AL 35121
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    Affiliated Hospitals

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    Gadsden Regional Medical Center

    Gadsden, AL

    63% Patient experience rating, 6% lower than the national average

    Marshall Medical Center South

    Boaz, AL

    74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

    Riverview Regional Medical Center

    Gadsden, AL

    70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

    • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)