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Dr. Melissa Isbell, MD

Nephrology ·  Female · Age 55

Dr. Isbell

Renal Associates, P.A.-San Antonio

5131 Medical Dr Ste 120 San Antonio, TX 78229

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Dr. Melissa Isbell, MD is a nephrology specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1990 and specializes in nephrology.


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Dr. Isbell accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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. Isbell's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Isbell treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Isbell treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

End-Stage Renal Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Isbell treats End-Stage Renal Disease more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Isbell treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Isbell treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Isbell treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Isbell's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anemia
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • 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
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Dr. Isbell's Reviews

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I've been a patient with Dr Isbell for 14yrs. She is very professional, thorough, very nice and easy to talk to. She listens what you have to say. I would definitely recommend Dr Isbell. She is my angel.
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Dr. Isbell is the very BEST physician I've ever see. She listens, has a wonderful down to earth common sense approach, even though being extremely bright, has a calming manner and an outstanding staff. Dr. Isbell is my most favorite physician-EVER!
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Dr Isbell has been my doctor for over 20 years. I have gone through dialysis, and now have been a kidney recipient for 12 years. I wouldn’t have come this far without her excellent care. Great nurses and staff.
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I have stage 4 kidney disease due to uncontrolled diabetes and Blood pressure. There is no cure. If you have to have a kidney Doctor, Dr. Isbell is a Godsend.
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Excellent Doctor does a Great Job!!! ???? -Maria
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Melissa Isbell, MD is a nephrology specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1990 and specializes in nephrology.

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

1995
University Tex Health Science Center
Fellowship Hospital
1993
Baylor College Of Med
Residency Hospital
1991
Baylor College Of Med
Internship Hospital
1990
University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
Medical School
1995
1993
1991
1990

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

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Baptist Medical Center

San Antonio, TX

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

Methodist Hospital

San Antonio, TX

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