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Nephrology | Male

Metrolina Nephrology Associates 9735 Kincey Ave Ste 302 Huntersville, NC 28078 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

Metrolina Nephrology Associates is the region s most recognized and experienced nephrology group. The practice has been on the forefront of the treatment and management of kidney disease for more than 40 years. Composed of 27 nephrologists and 10 nephrology mid-level providers, our practice serves patients from six convenient locations. Our extensive network of physicians and offices allow our practice to deliver care in an atmosphere that is personal, caring and compassionate.

Biography

Dr. Joel Bruce, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Huntersville, NC. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Dr. Bruce is affiliated with Carolinas Medical Center and Novant Health - Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Dr. Bruce's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    FAIR
  • Office environment
    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Dr. Bruce's Care Philosophy

Metrolina Nephrology Associates is the region s most recognized and experienced nephrology group. The practice has been on the forefront of the treatment and management of kidney disease for more than 40 years. Composed of 27 nephrologists and 10 nephrology mid-level providers, our practice serves patients from six convenient locations. Our extensive network of physicians and offices allow our practice to deliver care in an atmosphere that is personal, caring and compassionate.

Dr. Bruce's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Nephrology
  •  Board certified in Nephrology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Nephrology

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • 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)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Proteinuria
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Education

  • Medical School
    Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    Wright Patterson Usaf Med Center
  • Residency Hospital
    Wright Patterson Usaf Med Center
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Wilford Hall Usaf Med Center

    Completed in 1992

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Nephrology

Procedures Performed

  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Biopsy
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Peritoneal Dialysis