Dr. Jeffrey Berns, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Berns, MD

Nephrology  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. Jeffrey Berns, MD is a nephrology specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in nephrology.

3400 Civic Center Blvd Ste 300S

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 97% of peers
Acidosis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Nephrotic Syndrome
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Berns's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

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

49  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
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
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2  Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University Hospital Cleveland
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Hospital Cleveland
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Yale University School Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Berns has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Berns' Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Berns to family and friends
1 review (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Berns' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    POOR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    POOR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    POOR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    POOR
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I had an appointment with a fellow, who will not be mentioned in this review, because of a misunderstanding. Dr. Berns had a smug attitude about my rare condition--I have had this condition for 26 years and 5 months. They do not teach this condition in medical school. This was offensive. I received...more
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