Dr. Keith Zaitoun, MD

NephrologyMaleAge 63

Dr. Zaitoun
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Portsmouth Nephrology PC

3235 Academy Ave Ste 301 Portsmouth, VA 23703

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(757) 484-9400

Dr. Keith Zaitoun, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Portsmouth, VA and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Zaitoun has more experience with Nephrological Conditions than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Virginia School of Medicine medical school in 1985. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center and Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Zaitoun to book an appointment.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Zaitoun

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Zaitoun treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Zaitoun treats other conditions, please contact the office at (757) 484-9400.

Nephrological Conditions

Nephrological conditions specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the kidneys, including chronic kidney disease, kidney injury, kidney stones, and lupus nephritis.Compare with other Nephrological Conditions specialists.

Dr. Zaitoun typically treats 68% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 13 conditions and procedures

Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Acute Kidney Failure
Chronic Kidney Diseases
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Dr. Zaitoun'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 Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • 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 Hypertrophy
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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(757) 484-9400

Dr. Zaitoun accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Balanced-VA PPO
BlueChoice Adv Open Access (Select Network)-VA
Bronze-VA PPO
Commonwealth of Virginia
Essential KeyCare-VA
HealthKeepers Balanced OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze with H.S.A-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers Catastrophic X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Catastrophic-VA
HealthKeepers Gold OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Gold Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Gold X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Gold-VA
HealthKeepers Gold-VA POS
HealthKeepers Gold-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers Platinum OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers-VA HMO
Healthy Virginian
Individual Basic BlueCare-VA
Individual Basic KeyCare-VA
Individual KeyCare HSA-VA
Individual KeyCare Preferred-VA
Individual KeyCare-VA
KeyCare Flexible Choice-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart Enhanced Rx-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart-VA
KeyCare-VA POS
KeyCare-VA PPO
Lumenos HSA-VA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Option I-VA
Pathway Tiered Hospital-VA
Pathway X Tiered Hospital Network-VA
Platinum OAEPO-VA
Platinum-VA PPO
Silver-VA PPO
The Local Choice-VA
Virginia Advantage
Virginia Basic
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Dr. Zaitoun was wonderful. Obviously, he is expert in his field. He had me do extensive testing and discussed results and follow up treatment and life changes, etc. I am very impressed and thankful I found Dr. Zaitoun.
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About Me


Dr. Keith Zaitoun, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Portsmouth, VA and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Zaitoun has more experience...Read more


  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology


Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
Eastern Va Sch Med
Residency Hospital
Eastern Va Sch Med
Internship Hospital
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Medical School


  • English
  • Arabic


Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Keith Zaitoun, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Zaitoun has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Keith Zaitoun, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Keith Zaitoun, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Zaitoun frequently treats Nephrological Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Zaitoun specializes.

Where is Dr. Keith Zaitoun, MD's office located?

Dr. Zaitoun's office is located at 3235 Academy Ave Ste 301, Portsmouth, VA 23703. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Keith Zaitoun, MD speak?

Dr. Zaitoun speaks Arabic and English. View profile to see all.

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Affiliated Hospitals

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Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center

Portsmouth, VA

58% Patient experience rating, 11% lower than the national average

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

Norfolk, VA

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

Sentara Obici Hospital

Suffolk, VA

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)