Dr. Heather Wheat, MD

Nephrology  |  
Female  |  
Age 45
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Dr. Heather Wheat, MD
Dr. Heather Wheat, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Amherst, NY. She is 45 years old and has been practicing for 17 years. Dr. Wheat is affiliated with Sisters of Charity Hospital, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, Kaleida Health Buffalo General Hospital and Kenmore Mercy Hospital.

1306 Sweet Home Rd

Amherst, NY 14228

Contact Information

(716) 712-0864

Dr. Heather Wheat, MD

Dr. Heather Wheat, MD

Accepted insurance

  • 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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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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

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
38

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wheat to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Wheat accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Independent Health
    Encompass
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Wheat has admitting privileges

Kaleida Health Buffalo General Hospital
100 High St
Buffalo, NY 14203
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Kenmore Mercy Hospital
2950 Elmwood Ave
Kenmore, NY 14217
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Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
565 Abbott Rd
Buffalo, NY 14220
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Sisters of Charity Hospital
2157 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14214
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