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Dr. Kariappa Appachu, MD

Nephrology ·  Male · Age 36

Dr. Appachu

Southwest Kidney Institute, PLC

2149 E Warner Rd Ste 101 Tempe, AZ 85284

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Dr. Kariappa Appachu, MD is a nephrology specialist in Tempe, AZ and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Mangalore University / Kasturba Medical College and specializes in nephrology.


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(480) 610-6100

Dr. Appachu accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Appachu's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hyperkalemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Appachu treats Hyperkalemia more than 99% of his peers

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

Acidosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Appachu treats Acidosis more than 99% of his peers

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

Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Appachu treats Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Appachu treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Appachu's conditions and procedures:

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

About Me

Biography

Dr. Kariappa Appachu, MD is a nephrology specialist in Tempe, AZ and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Mangalore University / Kasturba Medical College and specializes in nephrology.

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
Mangalore University / Kasturba Medical College
Medical School
2012
St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2010
St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2012
2010

Languages

  • Hindi
  • English

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Dr. Appachu's Reviews

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4.5

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Wonderful Dr. to be treated by, he has been my kidney dr for over a year now and cares very much about me and listens to any concerns i might have.at any time. 5+ stars
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