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Dr. Joshua Schwimmer, MD

Nephrology ·  Male · Age 46

Dr. Schwimmer

Dr. Joshua Schwimmer, MD is a nephrology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1998 and specializes in nephrology.


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Dr. Schwimmer accepts the following insurance:

Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
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. Schwimmer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hyperkalemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schwimmer treats Hyperkalemia more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Schwimmer treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Chronic Glomerulonephritis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schwimmer treats Chronic Glomerulonephritis more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Schwimmer treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Gout
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schwimmer treats Gout more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Schwimmer treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Juvenile Gout

Dr. Schwimmer's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hungry Bone Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Dysplasia
  • Kidney Hypertrophy
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • 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
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

We are dedicated to providing compassionate, individualized, high-quality care.

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

Strong Mem Hsp University Rochester
Residency Hospital
2003
New York Presbyterian-Columbia
Fellowship Hospital
1998
University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
Medical School
2003
1998

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians., 2004
  • Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology, 2004

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Dr. Schwimmer's Reviews

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What People Say About Dr. Joshua Schwimmer, MD
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I am so happy to be back with Dr. Schwimmer. Because of an insurance change, I had to unfortunately stop using this excellent doctor--However, I just changed my job and can use him once again. He is thorough, caring, and patient. He listens carefully and remembers what you previously told him. ...Read More
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