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Dr. James Whitfield, MD

Nephrology ·  Male · Age 67

Dr. Whitfield

High Desert Nephrology Associates

1801 Red Rock Dr Gallup, NM 87301

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(505) 863-7993


Dr. James Whitfield, MD is a nephrology specialist in Gallup, NM and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in nephrology.


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Dr. Whitfield accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
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Dr. Whitfield's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whitfield treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Whitfield treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Diabetic Ketoacidosis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whitfield treats Diabetic Ketoacidosis more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Whitfield treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

End-Stage Renal Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whitfield treats End-Stage Renal Disease more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Whitfield treats this condition more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Whitfield's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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About Me

Biography

Dr. James Whitfield, MD is a nephrology specialist in Gallup, NM and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in nephrology.

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

1983
University Fla
Fellowship Hospital
1981
University Rochester
Residency Hospital
1979
Duke University Med Center
Internship Hospital
1978
University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine
Medical School
1983
1981
1979
1978

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

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58% Patient experience rating, 11% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018, 2017)

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