Dr. Hector Santiesteban, MD

Dr. Hector Santiesteban, MD

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Nephrology  |  
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62 y/o

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Dr. Hector Santiesteban is a board-certified nephrologist who practices in the San Francisco Bay Area. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of high blood pressure, kidney disease, and electrolyte disorders. He has practiced nephrology for more than 30 years since graduating from the Emory University School of Medicine in 1984. Dr. Santiesteban combines his years of experience and exemplary education with compassion and curiosity to provide the highest quality care for his patients.

Dr. Hector Santiesteban, MD

1199 Bush St Ste 400

San Francisco, CA 94109
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Brown & Toland Physicians
  • Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan

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Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers
Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

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

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

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Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Emory University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Ucsf Department Of Nephrology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Santiesteban has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Santiesteban accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Basic Exclusive PPO for Small Business
    Basic PPO
    Blue Shield of California PPO
    Enhanced Exclusive for Small Business HMO
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Brown & Toland Physicians
  • Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP)
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Blue & Gold HMO
    Covered California - Bronze PPO
    Employer Group HMO
    Health Net PPO
    Individual and Family PPO
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    WholeCare Network HMO
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • POMCO Group
  • Premera Blue Cross
    Heritage Signature
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Wisconsin Physicians Service

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Hospitals where Dr. Santiesteban has admitting privileges

Saint Francis Memorial Hospital
900 Hyde St
San Francisco, CA 94109
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California Pacific Medical Center - Pacific Campus
2333 Buchanan St
San Francisco, CA 94115
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John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek
1601 Ygnacio Valley Rd
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
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Mills-Peninsula Medical Center
1501 Trousdale Dr
Burlingame, CA 94010
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San Mateo Medical Center
222 W 39th Ave
San Mateo, CA 94403
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Seton Medical Center
1900 Sullivan Ave
Daly City, CA 94015
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St. Mary's Medical Center
450 Stanyan St
San Francisco, CA 94117
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UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus
505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143
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