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Dr. Joel Bruce, MD

Nephrology ·  Male · Age 57

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Joel Bruce, MD is a nephrology specialist in Huntersville, NC and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in nephrology.


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(704) 766-1630

Dr. Bruce accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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. Bruce's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bruce treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Bruce treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

End-Stage Renal Disease
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bruce treats End-Stage Renal Disease more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Bruce treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Chronic Kidney Diseases
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bruce treats Chronic Kidney Diseases more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Bruce treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease

Dr. Bruce's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • 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 Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

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 nep...

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

Education

Wright Patterson Usaf Med Center
Residency Hospital
Wright Patterson Usaf Med Center
Internship Hospital
1992
Wilford Hall Usaf Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1987
Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1992
1987

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Bruce's Reviews

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3.7

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After being diagnosis by this ? I was written off Felt more like a specimen then patient I question his methods Because his own nurse is who tipped me off You are making patients
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