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Dr. Joan Saxton, MD

Nephrology ·  Female · Age 77

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Dr. Saxton

Joan Saxton MD

1 Daniel Burnham Ct Ste 370C San Francisco, CA 94109

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(415) 771-1578

Dr. Joan Saxton, MD is a nephrology specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 45 years. She graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1974 and specializes in nephrology.


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Dr. Saxton accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Saxton's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hypertension
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Saxton treats Hypertension more than 4% of her peers

Dr. Saxton treats this condition more than 4% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Accelerated Hypertension
  • Dexamethasone Sensitive Hypertension
  • Exertional Hypertension
  • Familial Hypertension
  • High-Risk Hypertension
  • Hypertension in Pheochromocytoma
  • Hypertension, Adrenal Gland-Induced
  • Hypertension, Alcohol-Induced
  • Hypertension, Bilateral Renal Artery Stenosis-Induced
  • Hypertension, Coarctation of the Aorta-Induced
  • Hypertension, Conn Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Corticosteroid-Induced
  • Hypertension, Cushing's Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Environment-Induced
  • Hypertension, Hyperaldosteronism-Induced
  • Hypertension, Kidney Disease-Induced
  • Hypertension, Nasal Decongestant-Induced
  • Hypertension, Renal Segmental Hypoplasia-Induced
  • Hypertension, Stress-Induced
  • Hypertensive Hypokalemia Familial
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Isolated Systolic Hypertension
  • Labile Hypertension
  • Neurogenic Hypertension
  • Pediatric Hypertension
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Primary Hypertension
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Dexfenfluramine-Induced
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Familial
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Fenfluramine-Induced
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypoxic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Venous Hypertension
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Resistant Hypertension
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • White Coat Hypertension
Bone Disorders
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Saxton treats Bone Disorders more than 2% of her peers

Dr. Saxton treats this condition more than 2% of her peers

Dr. Saxton's conditions and procedures:

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hypertension
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Joan Saxton, MD is a nephrology specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 45 years. She graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1974 and specializes in nephrology.

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

Va Greater Los Angeles Health Care-Wadsworth
Fellowship Hospital
Va Greater Los Angeles Health Care-Wadsworth
Residency Hospital
Va Greater Los Angeles Health Care-Wadsworth
Internship Hospital
1974
David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
Medical School
1974

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018, 2017)