Dr. Michael Rokaw, MD

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Nephrology | Male

Northwest Louisiana Nephrology 1800 Buckner St, Shreveport, LA 71101 Get Directions
(318) 227-8899

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Prevent Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease. Optimize care for Chronic Kidney Disease by managing hypertension, anemia, secondary hyperparathyroidism, diabetes, immunizations. Follow NKF K/DOQI guidelines. Recognize high association of Chronic Kidney Disease with Cardiovascular disease and aggressively identify and treat risk factors. Work closely with cardiology and vascular physicians.Read more

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Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

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
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hungry Bone Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lupus
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Procedures Performed

  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    University Pittsburgh
  • Residency Hospital
    University Pittsburgh
  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Pittsburgh

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • outstanding teaching resident award-University of Pittsburgh, 1991
    • Fellow American Society Nephrology, 2004
    • On list of Shreveport/Bossier Best Physicians-SB Magazine, 2004,2005
    • National Kidney Foundation Young Investigator Grant Recipient, 1995
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  • Media & Publications
    • local state numbers of kidney diseases rise, 7/12/05
    • Vasopression stimulates sodium transport in A6 via a phosphatidylinoside-3-kinase dependent pathway, 1999
    • Chronic regulation of transepithelial Na+ transport by the rate of apical Na entry., 1996
    • Rapamycin inhibits Protein Kinase C activity and stimulates sodium transport in A6 cells, 1996
    • Differential glycosylaion of MUC1., 1996
    • A second enzyme protecting mineralocorticoid receptors from glucocorticoid, 1998
    • Regulation of a sodium channel associated G-protein by aldosterone., 1996
    • “Experimental Acute Renal Failure” in Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (20) – Acute Renal Failure in the Critically Ill., 1995
    • Sepsis or ischemia in experimental acute renal failure: What have we learned?, 1995
    • CarboxylMethylation of the Beta subunit of XeNaC regulates, 1998
    • FK506 and rapamycin, but not cyclosporin inhibit aldosterone stimulated sodium transport in A6 cells, 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Nephrology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
  • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Rokaw's Care Philosophy

Prevent Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease. Optimize care for Chronic Kidney Disease by managing hypertension, anemia, secondary hyperparathyroidism, diabetes, immunizations. Follow NKF K/DOQI guidelines. Recognize high association of Chronic Kidney Disease with Cardiovascular disease and aggressively identify and treat risk factors. Work closely with cardiology and vascular physicians.