Dr. James Gitter, MD

Dr. James Gitter, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Gitter, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Richfield, MN. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.

6601 Lyndale Ave S Ste 220

Richfield, MN 55423

Contact Information

(888) 437-7591

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gitter "Our mission is to provide the highest quality and most advanced medical care available."
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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

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Hypertrophy
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • 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 Hypertension
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Biopsy
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

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 Wisconsin Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Wake Forest U/Baptist Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Wake Forest U/Baptist Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gitter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gitter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gitter to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Gitter'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 (1)

in Coon Rapids Mn |
Dr Gitter has been a fantastic doctor who always has my health watched over and managed. A good friend! The nurses and receptionists are also great!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Gitter accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
    Blue Cross Accord
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Gitter has admitting privileges

Abbott Northwestern Hospital
800 E 28th St
Minneapolis, MN 55407
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North Memorial Medical Center
3300 Oakdale Ave N
Robbinsdale, MN 55422
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