Dr. Hemender S. Vats, MD

Dr. Hemender S. Vats, MD

Nephrology | Male | 43 years old

Dr. Vats joined Midwest Nephrology Consultants in 2012 and is Board Certified in Nephrology. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa, Iowa City, with a fellowship from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He also completed additional training in Interventional Nephrology and joins Dr. Max Glaser in the Interventional Procedure Suite – caring for our dialysis patients' accesses. He also sees patients in the office, hospital and dialysis units. Dr. Vats is very attentive to his patients; listening to their concerns and anxieties and helping to educate them about kidney disease and its implications so together, a concrete plan to manage the disease can be developed. He works with the patients' primary care providers to ensure a well-rounded care plan for his patients is established. Dr. Vats has a special interest in dialysis vascular access and works to help his dialysis patients maintain their access with timely interventions so they benefit from the most effective dialysis treatments. Working closely with the dialysis nurses ensures his patients receive the best care possible. His goal is to promote home dialysis treatments including home peritoneal and hemodialysis. He enjoys working with students and residents and believes education is the best way to spread the knowledge about effectively managing kidney disease. Dr. Vats resides in Leawood, Kansas with his wife and two daughters.Read more

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As a Nephrologist, I believe that my patients deserve the best care with an integrated approach to their medical problems and to correct underlying problems that lead to kidney disorders, early diagnosis of kidney disease, timely and appropriate care and education and involvement of the patient at all steps of their care.Read more

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  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
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  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Family Health Partners
  • Humana
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Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Nephrology

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Gout
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension, Kidney Disease-Induced
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease, Type 1
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Procedures Performed

  • Central Line Insertion
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Hemodialysis Vascular Access Creation
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Puncture Aspiration

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Education

  • Medical School
    Government Medical College, Chandigarh

    Graduated in 1997

  • Internship Hospital
    Univ of Illinois College of Medicine, OSF St Francis Medical Center

    Completed in 2002

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics

    Completed in 2004

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of Wisconsin / Madison

    Completed in 2011

  • Undergraduate School
    Government Medical College, Chandigarh

    Graduated in 1997

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

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  • Specializes in Nephrology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
  • Malpractice claims in Kansas not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Vats joined Midwest Nephrology Consultants in 2012 and is Board Certified in Nephrology. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa, Iowa City, with a fellowship from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He also completed additional training in Interventional Nephrology and joins Dr. Max Glaser in the Interventional Procedure Suite – caring for our dialysis patients' accesses. He also sees patients in the office, hospital and dialysis units. Dr. Vats is very attentive to his patients; listening to their concerns and anxieties and helping to educate them about kidney disease and its implications so together, a concrete plan to manage the disease can be developed. He works with the patients' primary care providers to ensure a well-rounded care plan for his patients is established. Dr. Vats has a special interest in dialysis vascular access and works to help his dialysis patients maintain their access with timely interventions so they benefit from the most effective dialysis treatments. Working closely with the dialysis nurses ensures his patients receive the best care possible. His goal is to promote home dialysis treatments including home peritoneal and hemodialysis. He enjoys working with students and residents and believes education is the best way to spread the knowledge about effectively managing kidney disease. Dr. Vats resides in Leawood, Kansas with his wife and two daughters.

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Dr. Vats' Care Philosophy

As a Nephrologist, I believe that my patients deserve the best care with an integrated approach to their medical problems and to correct underlying problems that lead to kidney disorders, early diagnosis of kidney disease, timely and appropriate care and education and involvement of the patient at all steps of their care.