Dr. Jack Cortese, MD

Dr. Jack Cortese, MD

Nephrology •  Male • Age 68

  
Accepting new patients

Dr. Jack Cortese, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Corpus Christi, TX. Dr. Cortese has more experience with Nephrological Conditions than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Corpus Christi Medical Center - Bay Area and Corpus Christi Medical Center - Doctors Regional. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Cortese to book an appointment.


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Dr. Jack Cortese, MD

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(361) 884-9244
Dr. Jack Cortese, MD1521 S Staples St Ste 603 Corpus Christi, TX 78404
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed (3)
  • Office environment (3)
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The best DR. I could have found. Thank you Jesus.
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Elvira Maldonado in San Diego , TX – Oct 24, 2018
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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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Dr. Cortese accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Nephrological Conditions

Nephrological conditions specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the kidneys, including chronic kidney disease, kidney injury, kidney stones, and lupus nephritis.Compare with other Nephrological Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 69% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cortese treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Cortese treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Chronic Kidney Diseases
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cortese treats Chronic Kidney Diseases more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Cortese treats this condition more than 82% of their peers

Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cortese treats Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease more than 78% of their peers

Dr. Cortese treats this condition more than 78% of their peers

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Dr. Cortese's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • 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
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Jack Cortese, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Corpus Christi, TX. Dr. Cortese has more experience with Nephrological Conditions than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Corpus Christi Medical Center ...Read more

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Education

1981
University TX
Fellowship Hospital
1979
Baylor University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1977
Los Angeles County Harbor - UCLA Medical Center
Internship Hospital

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Affiliated Hospitals

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Corpus Christi Medical Center - Bay Area

Corpus Christi, TX

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

Corpus Christi Medical Center - Doctors Regional

Corpus Christi, TX
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi - Memorial

Corpus Christi, TX

62% Patient experience rating, 7% lower than the national average