Dr. John Middleton, MD

Dr. John Middleton, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. John Middleton, MD is a nephrology specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in nephrology.


Durham, NC 27710

Contact Information

(919) 620-5300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers
more than 82% of peers
Kidney Disease
more than 80% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Middleton "I am a nephrologist at Duke University with over 20 years of experience as a clinician clinical researcher and mentor. In my outpatient practice I take care of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). In my hospital work I evaluate and care for patients with acute kidney injury and with electrolyte disorders. In clinical research I am experienced in serving on steering committees for multicenter clinical trials in CKD including work with National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded trials -- the African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK) the AASK Cohort Study the Dialysis Access Consortium and the Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) treatment trial. I recently joined the steering committee for the NIDDK consortium pilot studies of candidate therapies for CKD. I am active in multiple industry-sponsored clinical trials. I am a member of the executive committee for the Collaborative Study Group a consortium that has implemented several successful clinical trials in nephrology."
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1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

37  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

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.


  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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