Dr. James Whitfield, MD

Dr. James Whitfield, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Whitfield, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Gallup, NM. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 39 years.

1801 Red Rock Dr

Gallup, NM 87301

Contact Information

(505) 863-7993

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Presbyterian Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 93% of peers
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
very high
more than 89% of peers
End-Stage Renal Disease
high
more than 88% of peers

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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

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • 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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Procedures

  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Mexico.

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Whitfield has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Whitfield accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • 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
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
    Commercial

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Hospitals where Dr. Whitfield has admitting privileges

Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services
1901 Red Rock Dr
Gallup, NM 87301
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