Dr. Howard Erlanger, DO

Dr. Howard Erlanger, DO

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. Howard Erlanger, DO is a nephrology specialist in Palm Desert, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1985 and specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.

36955 Cook St Ste 102

Palm Desert, CA 92211

Contact Information

(760) 621-3221

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Erlanger performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Erlanger'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.

2  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Erlanger does not have any board certifications listed.

51  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • 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

  • Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Pacific Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Nev
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Loma Linda University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Erlanger has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Erlanger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Erlanger's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Erlanger to family and friends
46 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (46)

  • 5
    (43)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Erlanger's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (17)

He treats you well in the consult, and if there is any questions or something that your concert about he explains it with patience and clearly.
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Very excellent Doctor!! Very thourough and respectful! One of the best !!!
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He is an excellent dr. I would highly recommend.
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Likes the doctor. Direct and informative.
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He is very professional and kind. I am very happy I found him why won't you let me finish this
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