Dr. Jack Cortese, MD

Dr. Jack Cortese, MD

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Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
65 y/o
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Dr. Jack Cortese, MD is a nephrology specialist in Corpus Christi, TX and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in nephrology.

1521 S Staples St Ste 603

Corpus Christi, TX 78404
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Gout
very high
more than 96% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 91% of peers

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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 Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Harbor Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Baylor University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Tx
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cortese has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cortese's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cortese to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Cortese'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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in robstown, tx
I have been a patient of dr cortese for 33 years. I met him when I was going into renal failure which he helped me through physically and emotionally theand together with god and my dr I have had my transplant for 31 years. Thank you
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