Dr. Kent Kanatani, MD

Family MedicineMaleAge 56

Dr. Kanatani
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

South Shelby Family Medicine

1022 1st St N Ste 302 Alabaster, AL 35007

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(205) 663-4009

Dr. Kent Kanatani, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Alabaster, AL and has over 26 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans medical school in 1995. He is affiliated with Shelby Baptist Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kanatani to book an appointment.


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"I would recommend Dr. Kanatani to anyone. . Dr. K spends time with his patients and actively listens to what the patient has to say. When you have an..."

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  • Offers Telehealth
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Dr. Kanatani's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bird Flu
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Genital Herpes
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hives
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Migraine
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Otitis Media
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Prostatitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ringworm
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Swine Flu
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wellness Examination

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Dr. Kanatani accepts the following insurance:

Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
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HealthyBlue Advantage
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Cigna PPO
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Dr. Kanatani's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kanatani

4.5

Based on 23 ratings

5 Stars
82.6086956521739%
(19)
4 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
8.695652173913043%
(2)
1 Star
4.3478260869565215%
(1)
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What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (21)
  • Listened & answered questions (21)
  • Appointment scheduling (20)
What could be improved
  • Didn't explain conditions well (2)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (2)
  • Long wait times (2)
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Dr. Kanatani is the best Family Practice doctor I've ever had. And the staff is excellent. My medical concerns are always dealt with completely in an environment that is not rushed. My questions and concerns are always responded to completely and in a way that I understand. It is a comfortable place to go and one that inspires confidence.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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I would recommend Dr. Kanatani to anyone. . Dr. K spends time with his patients and actively listens to what the patient has to say. When you have an appointment you are almost always taken back at your appointment time.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Kent Kanatani, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Alabaster, AL and has over 26 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Louisiana...Read more

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Education

1998
University Of Alabama Tuscaloosa Family Practice
Residency Hospital
1995
Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
Medical School

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Kent Kanatani, MD offer telehealth services?

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

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What are Dr. Kent Kanatani, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Kanatani frequently treats Migraine, Acute Bronchitis, and All Headaches (incl. Migraine). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Kanatani treats.

Where is Dr. Kent Kanatani, MD's office located?

Dr. Kanatani's office is located at 1022 1st St N Ste 302, Alabaster, AL 35007. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

South Shelby Family Medicine

South Shelby Family Medicine1022 1st St N Ste 302 Alabaster, AL 35007
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Shelby Baptist Medical Center

Alabaster, AL

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average