Dr. Matthew Chaffin, MD

Dr. Matthew Chaffin, MD

Nephrology  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. Matthew Chaffin, MD is a nephrology specialist in Camillus, NY and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.

260 Township Blvd

Camillus, NY 13031

Contact Information

(315) 492-5011

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Chaffin performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Chaffin's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • 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
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Maine Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Maine Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Maine Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chaffin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chaffin's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chaffin to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Chaffin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Chaffin told my 82 year old mother she had cancer when she did not, then when I challenged him on where he got his info, he dismissed her from the office she'd been going to for 17 years. She had only seen Dr. Chaffin once for less than 5 minutes, as her regular dr. had retired. He was nasty to...more
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Dr Chaffin is great-never in a hurry-always explains situations well. Great guy!
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