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Dr. Muhammad Rafiq, MD

Nephrology •  Male • Age 45

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Dr. Rafiq

Carolina Kidney Specialist

1655 Bernardin Ave Ste 200 Columbia, SC 29204

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(803) 256-1137

Dr. Muhammad Rafiq, MD is a nephrology specialist in Columbia, SC. He specializes in nephrology.


At a Glance

  • Explains conditions well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Hospital satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals
  • Practices at top hospital Patient Safety Excellence Award™ See hospitals

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(803) 256-1137

Dr. Rafiq accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
American Republic
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
First Choice Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MedCost
MedCost PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
SelectHealth
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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Dr. Rafiq's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rafiq treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Rafiq treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rafiq treats Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders more than 96% of his peers

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

Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rafiq treats Mineral Metabolism Disorders more than 96% of his peers

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

Dr. Rafiq's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemodialysis
  • 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 Hypertrophy
  • 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
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rafiq

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Dr Rafiq is a very thorough and attentive kidney specialist as well as a very caring and concern person for his patients well being, his patience is admirable answering questions and demonstrating so that you understand what your kidneys are doing at certain times.
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he is terrible! Gives heavy drugs without proper informal consent, never call back during whole month while poising our child with these heavy drugs!
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Muhammad Rafiq, MD is a nephrology specialist in Columbia, SC. He specializes in nephrology.

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

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Kershaw Health

Camden, SC

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

Lexington Medical Center

West Columbia, SC

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

Providence Health

Columbia, SC

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average