Dr. James Vangelder, MD

Dr. James Vangelder, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 75
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Vangelder, MD is a nephrology specialist in Hollywood, FL and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1968 and specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.

3700 Washington St Ste 401

Hollywood, FL 33021

Contact Information

(954) 989-4700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas


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

Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
more than 88% of peers

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  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • University Cincinnati Mc Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970
  • University Texas Sw Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vangelder has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vangelder's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vangelder to family and friends
based on 6 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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Dr. Vangelder's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I'm glad I'm able to see him monthly. I never have problems when it comes to Dr. V and his lovely staff!
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Dr. V is the kind of doctor that you can not find anymore, kind, gentle, professional, understanding, humble,He's the most amazing person I've ever met, and believe me i have met a lot of doctors through my illness. There should be more doctors like him. Thank you Dr. Van Gelder , you took care of...more
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Dr. Vangelder's office is small yet very cozy. Great service from Jenny and Tiffany.
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He is simply the best!!!! Very thorough and takes his time. Caring. Amazing bedside manner. I travel far to see him over any other Doc !!!
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