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Dr. Leighton James, MD

Dr. Leighton James, MD

Nephrology ·  Male · Age 60

  

Dr. Leighton James, MD is a nephrology specialist in Augusta, GA and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in nephrology.


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(706) 223-1493

Dr. James accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
Blue Select
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Cigna
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No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. James' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. James treats Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease more than 99% of his peers

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

Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. James treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 99% of his peers

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

Hyperkalemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. James treats Hyperkalemia more than 97% of his peers

Dr. James treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. James' 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 Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • 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
  • Proteinuria
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Care Philosophy

Augusta University Health is a world-class health care network offering the most comprehensive care in the region, where your health is our priority. As leaders in patient- and family-centered care, our physicians partner with our patients, their fam...

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

Education

1999
University Health Ntwk St Michaels Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1999
University Health Ntwk St Michaels Hospital
Residency Hospital
1997
University Of Toronto Teach Hospital
Residency Hospital
1995
University Health Ntwk
Internship Hospital
1994
University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
1999
1999
1997
1995
1994

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