Dr. Irfan Chughtai, MD

Dr. Irfan Chughtai, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
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Dr. Irfan Chughtai, MD is a nephrology specialist in Meriden, CT and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from King Edward Medical College in 1993 and specializes in nephrology.

455 Lewis Ave Ste 214

Meriden, CT 06451

Contact Information

(203) 237-6700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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

Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 99% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chughtai "Welcome to Connecticut Nephrology Associates! At Connecticut Nephrology Associates we are committed to excellence and a use comprehensive approach in diagnosing and treating kidney related health issues. Our courteous physicians and staff are intent on meeting the medical needs of each patient, in a pleasant environment. Our practice goal is "evidence based" medicine to improve patient care and outcomes in all stages of kidney disease. We are committed to providing the best care for our patients."
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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Government College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • King Edward Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Connecticut
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Of Connecticut
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Of Connecticut
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Talent Scholarship Medical School, 1988-1993
  • Physician Leadership Program / Hartford Healthcare, 2011-2012
  • Distinction in Pharmacology - third year of Medical School., 1990
  • Selection by Medical School Alumni Association (KEMCAANA) for residency training at University of Connecticut., 12/1996
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chughtai's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chughtai to family and friends
5.0
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Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Chughtai'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

Patient Comments (1)

in Wallingford, CT
A five star by far! Dr Chaugtai is very caring and knowledgeable. He is very good at explaining to his patients about their care. Your appointments never feel rushed as he takes his time to listen to you. Melissa who is part of Dr. Chaugtai's staff is just pure joy, very caring and helpful always...more
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