Dr. Joseph Watlington, MD
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Dr. Joseph Watlington, MD

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Nephrology | Male

Nephrology Associates 251 N Lyerly St Ste 100, Chattanooga, TN 37404 Get Directions
(423) 826-8000

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Dr. Watlington specializes in Nephrology and practices in Chattanooga, TN. He practices at 1 location.

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Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hungry Bone Syndrome
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Procedures Performed

  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1979

  • Internship Hospital
    Erlanger Med Center

    Completed in 1980

  • Residency Hospital
    Erlanger Med Center

    Completed in 1983

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Mc Ga

    Completed in 1985

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Nephrology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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