Dr. Jim Atherton, MD

Pediatric NephrologyMaleAge 42

Dr. Jim Atherton, MD is a Pediatric Nephrology Specialist in Memphis, TN. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Atherton to book an appointment.

Dr. Atherton

Le Bonheur Outpatient Center

51 N Dunlap St Memphis, TN 38105
Accepting new patients

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No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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Dr. Atherton's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atherton treats Proteinuria more than 10% of his peers

Dr. Atherton treats this condition more than 10% of his peers

Dr. Atherton's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Congenital Renal Dysplasia
  • Dehydration
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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(901) 287-7337

Dr. Atherton accepts the following insurance:

National (BlueCard) PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan PPO
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    The doctor takes care of my son for about a year. Since the beginning has always been very attentive and always very well informed us in relation to the treatment of my son. He never fails to reply to a text message or a phone call.
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    P Jaber in Arlington, TN – Jun 09, 2016
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    About Me


    Dr. Jim Atherton, MD is a Pediatric Nephrology Specialist in Memphis, TN. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Atherton to book an appointment.


    • Pediatric Nephrology

    Board Certifications

    • Pediatric Nephrology
    • Pediatrics


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    Is Dr. Jim Atherton, MD accepting new patients?

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    What are Dr. Jim Atherton, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Atherton frequently treats Proteinuria, Acidosis, and Acute Kidney Failure. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Atherton treats.

    Where is Dr. Jim Atherton, MD's office located?

    Dr. Atherton's office is located at 51 N Dunlap St, Memphis, TN 38105. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    Le Bonheur Outpatient Center

    Le Bonheur Outpatient Center51 N Dunlap St Memphis, TN 38105