Dr. Hideki Kawanishi, MD

Dr. Hideki Kawanishi, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Hideki Kawanishi, MD is a nephrology specialist in Bloomington, IN and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Umdnj--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 1998 and specializes in nephrology.

822 E 1st St Ste 4

Bloomington, IN 47401

Contact Information

(812) 333-8194

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Kawanishi'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

2  Board Certifications

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

37  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • 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
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency


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3  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Umdnj--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • UMDNJ R W Johnson Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kawanishi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kawanishi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kawanishi to family and friends
7 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kawanishi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

He is friendly kind and informative. He takes the time to talk with you about your care. Very likely
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Doc not only did not listen, but when I tried to explain or add impt info, he would cut me off. He bristled at questions, and was more interested in proving his superior intelligence than resolving my issue. It was "here's your diagnosis--don't question it, don't question me. You don't need to...more
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Avoid Kawanishi at all cost. During my first visit, he took no medical history, so he had no understanding of what my issues. It was clear he had already decided nothing was wrong. So he sat down and said in a somewhat snarky tone "So why are you here?" as in "there's no reason for you to be here,...more
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Treated my dad as a pair of kidneys. He had a post cardiac issue and he was completely indifferent to dads panic attacks. Got a new nephro and had hemat in charge and dad got better exponentially faster. Decent dr, crap bedside.
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My husband was in End Stage Renal disease for many years. Dr.Kawanishi kept him off dialysis for several years by prescribing the correct medications that helped to delay his going on to dialysis. He helped him decide whether or not to have a kidney transplant. He also helped to understand the...more
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