Dr. Maria Criselda Zaldivar, MD

Nephrology •  Female • Age 48
  
Dr. Zaldivar
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Nephrology Associates of North Central Florida

4423 Nw 6th Pl Ste A Gainesville, FL 32607

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Dr. Maria Criselda Zaldivar, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Gainesville, FL and has over 23 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Zaldivar has more experience with Nephrological Conditions than other specialists in her area. She graduated from U of Philippines medical school in 1997. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Lake City Medical Center and North Florida Regional Medical Center. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Zaldivar to book an appointment.


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Dr. Zaldivar accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
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Blue Select
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Practice Areas

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.

Typically treats 81% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 12 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zaldivar treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Zaldivar treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Renal Hyperparathyroidism
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zaldivar treats Renal Hyperparathyroidism more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Zaldivar treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Kidney Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zaldivar treats Kidney Disease more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Zaldivar treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

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Dr. Zaldivar's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • 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
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Biography

Dr. Maria Criselda Zaldivar, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Gainesville, FL and has over 23 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Zaldivar has more experience with Nephrological Conditions than other specialists in her area. She graduated...

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

2003
Univ of Conneticut Hlth Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
2001
University CT Hlth Ctr
Residency Hospital
1997
U of Philippines
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Nephrology Associates of North Central Florida

Nephrology Associates of North Central Florida4423 Nw 6th Pl Ste A Gainesville, FL 32607
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Lake City Medical Center

Lake City, FL

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

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

North Florida Regional Medical Center

Gainesville, FL

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center

Lake City, FL

61% Patient experience rating, 8% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2018)