Dr. Heather Wheat, MD

Dr. Heather Wheat, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Heather Wheat, MD is a nephrology specialist in Amherst, NY and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 2000 and specializes in nephrology.

1306 Sweet Home Rd

Amherst, NY 14228

Contact Information

(716) 712-0864

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Independent Health
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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

Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 93% of peers
Gout
very high
more than 91% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Wheat'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

1  Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

37  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Co
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Co
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wheat has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wheat's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wheat to family and friends
1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
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  • 3
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Dr. Wheat's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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