Dr. Joan Saxton, MD

Dr. Joan Saxton, MD

Nephrology  |  
Female  |  
Age 75
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joan Saxton, MD is a nephrology specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 44 years. She graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1974 and specializes in nephrology.

1 Daniel Burnham Ct Ste 370C

San Francisco, CA 94109

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Hypertension
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more than 23% of peers
Kidney Stones
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more than 22% of peers
Brain Disorders
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more than 6% 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*
18

Conditions Treated

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Saxton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Saxton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Saxton to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Saxton's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Saxton accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • 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
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Saxton has admitting privileges

California Pacific Medical Center - Pacific Campus
2333 Buchanan St
San Francisco, CA 94115
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