Dr. Krishnan Babu, MD

NephrologyMaleAge 51

Dr. Babu
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Renal and Transplant Associates of New England

100 Wason Ave Ste 200 Springfield, MA 01107

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(413) 733-9666

Dr. Krishnan Babu, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Springfield, MA and has over 28 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Babu has more experience with Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Madras Med Coll medical school in 1993. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Baystate Medical Center and Baystate Noble Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Babu to book an appointment.

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Dr. Babu is affiliated with Baystate Medical Center Springfield, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Babu

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Babu treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Babu treats other conditions, please contact the office at (413) 733-9666.

Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy

Glomerulonephritis and nephropathy are types of kidney disease caused by damage to the small blood vessels that filter the blood, either from long-term diabetes or other conditions such as lupus.Compare with other Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy specialists.

Dr. Babu treats at a

very high

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

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Proteinuria
Nephritis and Nephropathy
Nephrotic Syndrome
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Dr. Babu's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • 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 Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • 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
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Dr. Babu accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna PPO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Access Blue New England Network-CT
Balanced Pathway Tiered-CT PPO
Balanced Pathway-CT HMO
Balanced Pathway-CT PPO
Blue New England Network-CT HMO
BlueCare Health Plan (with Expanded Network - Tiered)-CT
BlueCare Health Plan (with Expanded Network)-CT
BlueCare Select (Tiered - Charter)-CT
BlueCare Select (Tiered - Elm)-CT
BlueChoice New England Network-CT
Bronze Pathway X Enhanced Tiered-CT HMO
Bronze Pathway X w/HSA-CT HMO
Bronze Pathway X w/HSA-CT PPO
Bronze Pathway X-CT PPO
Bronze Standard Pathway X for HSA-CT PPO
Bronze Standard Pathway X-CT PPO
Catastrophic Pathway X Enhanced-CT HMO
Century Preferred (Tiered)-CT
Century Preferred Select (Tiered - Charter)-CT
Century Preferred Select (Tiered - Elm)-CT
Century Preferred Tiered (Select Network)-CT
Century Preferred-CT
Choice BlueCare-CT HMO
Choice Century Preferred Basic-CT PPO
City of New Haven - BlueCard-CT
City of New Haven - Century Preferred-CT
CT Children's Medical Center - Tiered-CT PPO
Day Kimball Tiered-CT PPO
Gold Pathway X Enhanced Tiered-CT HMO
Gold Pathway X-CT HMO
Gold Pathway X-CT PPO
Gold Standard Pathway X-CT PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway CT (Small Grp)-CT HMO
Pathway CT (Small Grp)-CT PPO
Pathway CT Tiered (Small Grp)-CT PPO
Pathway Enhanced (Ind)-CT HMO
Pathway Enhanced Tiered (Ind)-CT HMO
Pathway X (Ind)-CT PPO
Pathway X (Small Grp)-CT HMO
Pathway X (Small Grp)-CT PPO
Pathway X Enhanced (Ind -)-CT HMO
Pathway X Enhanced Tiered (Ind)-CT HMO
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Platinum Pathway X-CT PPO
Silver Pathway X Tiered-CT PPO
Silver Pathway X w/HSA-CT HMO
Silver Pathway X w/HSA-CT PPO
Silver Pathway X-CT PPO
Silver Standard Coinsurance Pathway X-CT PPO
Silver Standard Pathway X-CT PPO
State BlueCare (Local Network only)-CT
State BlueCare (with Expanded Network - Tiered)-CT
State BlueCare (with Expanded Network)-CT
State Preferred (Tiered)-CT
State Preferred-CT
USA-CT PPO
Yale New Haven Health System - Tiered-CT PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Connecticare
Connecticare HMO
Fallon Community Health Plan
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Private HealthCare Systems
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO

Dr. Babu's Reviews

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5.0

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What went well
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed (3)
  • Explained conditions well (3)
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    He's a excellent Dr.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
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    Karen Decker – Feb 09, 2021
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    I have been going to Dr. Baba for several years. He's awesome!
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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Krishnan Babu, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Springfield, MA and has over 28 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Babu has more experience...Read more

    Specialties

    • Nephrology

    Board Certifications

    Education

    2001
    Long Island College Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1999
    Long Island College Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1993
    Madras Med Coll
    Medical School

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Does Dr. Krishnan Babu, MD offer telehealth services?

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

    Is Dr. Krishnan Babu, MD accepting new patients?

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    Does Dr. Krishnan Babu, MD accept my insurance?

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    What are Dr. Krishnan Babu, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Babu frequently treats Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy. See all practice areas where Dr. Babu specializes.

    Where is Dr. Krishnan Babu, MD's office located?

    Dr. Babu's office is located at 100 Wason Ave Ste 200, Springfield, MA 01107. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    Locations

    Renal and Transplant Associates of New England

    Renal and Transplant Associates of New England100 Wason Ave Ste 200 Springfield, MA 01107
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    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Babu is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

    Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

    Baystate Medical Center

    Springfield, MA

    69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

    20 Awards Received

    Baystate Noble Hospital

    Westfield, MA

    67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

    2 Awards Received

    Cooley Dickinson Hospital

    Northampton, MA

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

    Holyoke Medical Center

    Holyoke, MA

    78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

    Mercy Medical Center

    Springfield, MA

    67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average