Dr. Joachim Hertel, MD

Dr. Joachim Hertel, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Joachim Hertel, MD is a nephrology specialist in Greenville, SC and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Santo Tomas, Faculty Of Medicine And Surgery in 1984 and specializes in nephrology.

10 Memorial Medical Dr

Greenville, SC 29605

Contact Information

(864) 220-1200

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MedCost
  • Medicaid
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Top Care Areas

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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Hertel'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hertel "As a nephrologist, I encourage the patient to take an active part in his care by keeping him well informed of his treatment options. I take into account the person as a whole, which is why I am also a proponent of a compassionate multidisciplinary team approach in addressing the person's health needs."

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

1  Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

53  Conditions Treated

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7  Procedures

Background Check

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  • Gymnasium Dietz, Germany
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • University Of Santo Tomas, Faculty Of Medicine And Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Brookdale Hospital Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Brookdale Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Washington DC Gen Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • George Washington University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hertel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hertel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hertel to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Hertel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Hertel is a caring and compassionate doctor who takes time to explain what I need to know about my health situation.
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If you’re a Smoker, this Dr doesn’t show any interest or desire to help you at all. He turns a deaf ear to Smokers. If you ask him a question regarding your Kidney’s, or anything regarding what he’s supposed to Specialize in, his answer is, “Quitting Smoking will solve ALL your problems”. This...more
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Dear Sir or Ma'am: I understand your frustration regarding your visit. Urinalysis tests in the clinic may show false positives and my standard practice is rechecking the via microscopic slide inspection. Please don't hesitate to call me personally at the office. We will discuss what occurred during your visit and I will do my best to ensure your satisfactory understanding. We receive patient satisfaction awards through the years and strive to maintain our high standards of practice.

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