Dr. Hemender Vats, MD

Dr. Hemender Vats, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
45 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Hemender Vats, MD is a nephrology specialist in Kansas City, MO and has been practicing for 7 years. He specializes in nephrology, interventional nephrology, and more.Read his story

Midwest Nephrology Consultants, PA

2340 E Meyer Blvd Bldg 2

Kansas City, MO 64132
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Family Health Partners
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Top Care Areas

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
End-Stage Renal Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Acute Kidney Failure
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Vats'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.

Dr. Vats' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Vats "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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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vats "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."

3  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

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

52  Conditions Treated

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11  Procedures

  • 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
  • Paracentesis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Plasmapheresis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Government Medical College, Chandigarh
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Government Medical College, Chandigarh
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Univ of Illinois College of Medicine, OSF St Francis Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University of Wisconsin / Madison
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vats has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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