Dr. Michael Hovater, MD

NephrologyMaleAge 41

Dr. Hovater
Telehealth services available
817 Princeton Ave Sw Ste 210 Birmingham, AL 35211

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(205) 788-7572

Dr. Michael Hovater, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Birmingham, AL. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Brookwood Baptist Medical Center and Princeton Baptist Medical Center. He has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Hovater to book an appointment.

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  • Offers Telehealth
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Experience and Background Checks

Experience
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Dr. Hovater's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hovater treats Calcium Metabolism Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Hovater treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hovater treats Mineral Metabolism Disorders more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Hovater treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Hyperkalemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hovater treats Hyperkalemia more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Hovater treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Hovater's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • 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
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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(205) 788-7572

Dr. Hovater accepts the following insurance:

Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Hovater, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Birmingham, AL. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Brookwood Baptist Medical Center...Read more

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

University of Alabama At Birmingham
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Michael Hovater, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Hovater frequently treats Calcium Metabolism Disorders, Mineral Metabolism Disorders, and Hyperkalemia. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Hovater treats.

Where is Dr. Michael Hovater, MD's office located?

Dr. Hovater's office is located at 817 Princeton Ave Sw Ste 210, Birmingham, AL 35211. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

817 Princeton Ave Sw Ste 210 Birmingham, AL 35211
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Napc35 W Lakeshore Dr Ste 200 Birmingham, AL 35209
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Hovater is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Brookwood Baptist Medical Center

Birmingham, AL

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Princeton Baptist Medical Center

Birmingham, AL

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

St. Vincent's Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

79% Patient Experience Rating, 10% higher than the national average