Dr. Ling Yu, MD is a nephrology specialist in Dickson, TN and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in nephrology.

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(615) 326-5043

Dr. Yu accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Choice PPO
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card
Network C
Network P
Network S
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Choice Care
MultiPlan PPO
One Health
One Health HMO
One Health POS
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Private HealthCare Systems
Signature Health Alliance
United Healthcare
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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. Yu's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yu treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Yu treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yu treats Hyperkalemia more than 99% of his peers

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

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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yu treats Hypokalemia more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Yu treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Yu's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Dialysis
  • 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 Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Small Kidney
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Care Philosophy

My practice focuses on patients with chronic kidney disease end stage kidney displays on dialysis, sever hypertension resistant to treatment electrolyte problems and kidney stones. My practice philosophy emphasize preventive measures of all types of kidney diseases.


  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology


Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
University Of Texas Southwest-Dallas
Residency Hospital
University of Texas Southwestern
Residency Hospital
University Of Texas Southwest-Dallas
Internship Hospital
Bejing Medical University
Medical School


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