Dr. Jorge Cerda, MD

Dr. Jorge Cerda, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(4)
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Dr. Jorge Cerda, MD is a nephrology specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Universidad De La Republica, Facultad De Medicina in 1976 and specializes in nephrology.

62 Hackett Blvd

Albany, NY 12209

Contact Information

(888) 395-2791

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MVP Health Care

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Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 95% of peers
Gout
very high
more than 92% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
high
more than 87% of peers

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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
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Dysplasia
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Small Kidney
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Universidad De La Republica, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Clin Hosp/Univ Of The Republic
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Clin Hosp/Univ Of The Republic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Albany Med College
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cerda has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cerda's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cerda to family and friends
2.8
based on 4 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Cerda's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Bassett, Va |
When I first got sick, my doctor was Dr. Guy McCoy but when he retired, I was given Dr. Cerda. When my creatinine numbers were getting higher and higher, he was very disinterested and kept telling me I was fine. Then I was handed off to an Physicians Assistant. I left the practice and saw Dr....more
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Dr. Cerda took excellent care of me when I was sick with kidney disease (classic nephrotic syndrome a.k.a. minimal change disease. He is very professional, personable and an awesome doctor who really knows his specialty! he was referred to me by Emergency Medicine physicians (I previously worked...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Cerda accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Cerda has admitting privileges

Albany Memorial Hospital
600 Northern Blvd
Albany, NY 12204
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Ellis Hospital
1101 Nott St
Schenectady, NY 12308
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Saint Peter's Hospital
315 S Manning Blvd
Albany, NY 12208
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Samaritan Hospital
2215 Burdett Ave
Troy, NY 12180
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