Dr. Kathy Jabs, MD

Dr. Kathy Jabs, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Kathy Jabs, MD is a nephrology specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 30 years. She graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1982 and specializes in nephrology and pediatric nephrology.

2200 CHILDREN'S WAY Suite 10th Floor, Doctor's Office Tower

Nashville, TN 37232

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Kidney Diseases
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more than 21% of peers
Kidney Disease
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more than 16% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
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more than 15% of peers

Dr. Jabs's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Pediatric Nephrology

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Dehydration
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hungry Bone Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Dysplasia
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Potassium Deficiency
  • Proteinuria
  • Purpura
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
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5  Procedures

  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Pancreas Transplant
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Boston Children's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jabs has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jabs' Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jabs to family and friends
2 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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  • 3
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Dr. Jabs' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    POOR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    POOR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    POOR
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Takes 3 days to get a call back, usually have to wait an hour before being seen, and we have had no positive results in 2 years
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Condescending attitude and lack of collaboration caused us to seek care at a better hospital in a different city.
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