Dr. James Harms, MD

NephrologyMaleAge 37

Dr. Harms
Telehealth services available

Napc

35 W Lakeshore Dr Ste 200 Birmingham, AL 35209

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(205) 226-5900

Dr. James Harms, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Birmingham, AL and has over 11 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University Of Texas At Dallas medical school in 2010. He is affiliated with medical facilities Northwest Medical Center and UAB Hospital. He has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Harms to book an appointment.

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Dr. Harms is affiliated with UAB Hospital Birmingham, a highly rated hospital.

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  • Offers Telehealth
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Dr. Harms' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hyperkalemia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harms treats Hyperkalemia more than 99% of his peers

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

Acidosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harms treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Harms treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Harms' conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • 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 Hypertrophy
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • 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
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Dr. Harms accepts the following insurance:

Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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    Dr. Harms is extremely focused on giving his patients the best care. He makes you feel comfortable and welcomes any questions you may have. He follows through with test results and keeps his patients informed about results.
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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. James Harms, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Birmingham, AL and has over 11 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University...Read more

    Specialties

    • Nephrology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Nephrology

    Education

    2010
    University Of Texas At Dallas
    Medical School

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Does Dr. James Harms, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Harms has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

    Does Dr. James Harms, MD accept my insurance?

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    What are Dr. James Harms, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Harms frequently treats Hyperkalemia, Acidosis, and Diabetes With Renal Manifestations. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Harms treats.

    Where is Dr. James Harms, MD's office located?

    Dr. Harms' office is located at 35 W Lakeshore Dr Ste 200, Birmingham, AL 35209. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    Locations

    Practice

    Napc35 W Lakeshore Dr Ste 200 Birmingham, AL 35209
    1

    Nephrology Associates PC

    Nephrology Associates, PC - Princeton817 Princeton Ave SW Birmingham, AL 35211
    2
    • Call
    • Fax
    • Hours
      • Mon: 8:30am - 4:30pm
      • Tue: 8:30am - 4:30pm
      • Wed: 8:30am - 4:30pm
      • Thu: 8:30am - 4:30pm
      • Fri: 8:30am - 2:30pm
      • Sat: closed
      • Sun: closed
    • Directions

    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Harms is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

    Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

    Northwest Medical Center

    Winfield, AL

    71% Patient Experience Rating, 2% higher than the national average

    UAB Hospital

    Birmingham, AL

    80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average

    11 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)