Dr. Gene Forrester, MD

Dr. Gene Forrester, MD

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Nephrology  ·  
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54 y/o
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Dr. Gene Forrester, MD is a nephrology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in nephrology.

North Houston Nephrology & Diagnostics Associates, PA

607 Timberdale Ln Ste 201

Houston, TX 77090
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Forrester performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
high
more than 90% of peers
End-Stage Renal Disease
normal
more than 64% of peers
Kidney Disease
normal
more than 58% of peers

Dr. Forrester'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.

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

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

10  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease

3  Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Stephen F. Austin State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University of Texas Health Science Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University of Texas Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University of Texas Health Science Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Forrester has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Forrester's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Forrester to family and friends
8 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Forrester'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

Patient Comments (3)

Takes his time with patient. diagnoses problems that may not be related to kidneys. knows his stuff.
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Dr. Forrester will take as much time as necessary to discuss my condition and answer all my questions. During two hospital stays for non-kidney related illnesses, Dr. Forrester made timely and frequent visits and was very helpful in discussing medical issues and insuring medication was appropriate...more
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Great doctor that knows his stuff! Will spend all the time necessary to understand your condition. He is great!
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