Dr. Juan Guardia, MD

NephrologyMaleAge 55

Dr. Guardia
Accepting new patients

Dr Liong office

1901 S 1st St Ste 600 McAllen, TX 78503

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(956) 631-6136

Dr. Juan Guardia, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in McAllen, TX and has over 31 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. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Guardia to book an appointment.

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Dr. Guardia is affiliated with Mission Regional Medical Center Mission, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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. 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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Dr. Guardia accepts the following insurance:

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Humana
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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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    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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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Juan Guardia, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in McAllen, TX and has over 31 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
    ,

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Juan Guardia, MD accepting new patients?

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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.

    Does Dr. Juan Guardia, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Guardia has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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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

    70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

    11 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)

    Mission Regional Medical Center

    Mission, TX

    71% Patient Experience Rating, 2% higher than the national average

    12 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

    Rio Grande Regional Hospital

    McAllen, TX

    70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

    11 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

    South Texas Health System Edinburg

    Edinburg, TX

    69% Patient Experience Rating, Equal to the national average

    12 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)