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Dr. Howard Lifland, MD

Nephrology ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Lifland

Columbia Nephrology Assosciates

121 Park Central Dr Ste 200 Columbia, SC 29203

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Dr. Howard Lifland, MD is a nephrology specialist in Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Universita Campus Bio-Medico Di Roma, Facolta Di Medicina E Chirurgia in 1981 and specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.


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(803) 252-9907

Dr. Lifland accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
American Republic
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
Wellpath Preferred PPO
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
First Choice Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
PHP-Physicians Health Plan
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid
Wells Fargo Insurance

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Dr. Lifland's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Acidosis
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Dr. Lifland treats Acidosis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Lifland treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lifland treats Hypotension (Excluding Maternal) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Lifland treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Gout
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lifland treats Gout more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Lifland treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Juvenile Gout

Dr. Lifland's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Dialysis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemodialysis
  • 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
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Howard Lifland, MD is a nephrology specialist in Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Universita Campus Bio-Medico Di Roma, Facolta Di Medicina E Chirurgia in 1981 and specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1987
Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
1985
University of Virginia
Residency Hospital
1985
University Of Virginia Hospital
Internship Hospital
1981
Universita Campus Bio-Medico Di Roma, Facolta Di Medicina E Chirurgia
Medical School
1975
Washington University, St Louis
Undergraduate School
1987
1985
1985
1981
1975

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A superb doctor who has a wonderful bedside manner, is very thorough and listens clearly to his patients.
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