Dr. Joel Bruce, MD

Dr. Joel Bruce, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joel Bruce, MD is a nephrology specialist in Huntersville, NC and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in nephrology.

9735 Kincey Ave Ste 302

Huntersville, NC 28078

Contact Information

(704) 766-1630

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Gout
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bruce "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."
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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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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 Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Goodpasture's 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
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • 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

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bruce has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bruce's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bruce to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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

Patient Comments (1)

in Rocky Mount, NC
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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