Dr. Juan Guardia, MD

NephrologyMaleAge 56

Nephrology

Dr. Juan Guardia, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in McAllen, TX and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from U Panama medical school in 1990. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Doctors Hospital At Renaissance and Mission Regional Medical Center. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Juan Guardia, MD

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1901 S 1st St Ste 600 McAllen, TX 78503 ()
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Dr. Guardia is affiliated with Mission Regional Medical Center Mission, a highly rated hospital.

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Guardia's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hyperkalemia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Guardia treats Hyperkalemia more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Guardia treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Guardia treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Guardia treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Hypokalemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Guardia treats Hypokalemia more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Guardia treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Guardia's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Hypertrophy
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Transplant Evaluation
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Scan
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
  • Ultrasound, Renal
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Preferred PPO
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Dr. Guardia's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Guardia

2.3

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1 Star
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I have been seeing Dr. Guardia for several years and highly recommend him. He discovered cancer(kidney) and made referrals until it was under control. Easy to understand and knows his field of medicine without a doubt
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Disgusting person, would never recommend him to anyone. They should remove his license to practice. He doesn't even deserve a one star.
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Biography

Dr. Juan Guardia, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in McAllen, TX and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from U Panama medical...Read more

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

Education

Jackson Memorial Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1998
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Residency Hospital
1996
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital
1990
U Panama
Medical School
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Awards

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What are Dr. Juan Guardia, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Guardia frequently treats Hyperkalemia, Diabetes With Renal Manifestations, and Hypokalemia . See all procedures and conditions Dr. Guardia treats.

Where is Dr. Juan Guardia, MD's office located?

Dr. Guardia's office is located at 1901 S 1st St Ste 600, McAllen, TX 78503. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Dr Liong office

Dr Liong office1901 S 1st St Ste 600 McAllen, TX 78503
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South Texas Kidney Specialists

South Texas Kidney Specialists2014 E Griffin Pkwy Mission, TX 78572
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Guardia is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Doctors Hospital At Renaissance

Edinburg, TX

68% Patients that would definitely recommend, 2% lower than the national average

16 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2022)

Mission Regional Medical Center

Mission, TX

72% Patients that would definitely recommend, 2% higher than the national average

13 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

Rio Grande Regional Hospital

McAllen, TX

70% Patients that would definitely recommend, Equal to the national average

11 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

South Texas Health System Edinburg

Edinburg, TX

68% Patients that would definitely recommend, 2% lower than the national average

10 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)