Dr. Melissa Isbell, MD

Dr. Melissa Isbell, MD

Nephrology  |  
Female  |  
Age 53
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Melissa Isbell, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in San Antonio, TX. She is 53 years old and has been practicing for 23 years.

5131 Medical Dr Ste 120

San Antonio, TX 78229

Contact Information

(210) 614-1515

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gout
very high
more than 99% of peers
End-Stage Renal Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
52

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • 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 Failure
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Biopsy
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Isbell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Isbell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Isbell to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Isbell's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Bandera, TX |
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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in San Antonio, TX |
Excellent Doctor does a Great Job!!! ???? -Maria
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Isbell accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • 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
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Isbell has admitting privileges

Methodist Hospital
7700 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio, TX 78229
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