Dr. Nestor Santacruz, MD

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Nephrology | Male

ASSOCIATES IN INTERNAL MED 7428 Tidewater Dr Ste 100 Norfolk, VA 23505 Get Directions
Dr. Nestor Santacruz, MD
Dr. Nestor Santacruz, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Norfolk, VA. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 45 years. Dr. Santacruz is affiliated with Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Bon Secours - Depaul Medical Center and Sentara Leigh Hospital.

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  • Time well spent
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    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Nephrology
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Small Kidney
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Education

  • Medical School
    Universidad Nacional De Asuncion, Facultad De Ciencias Medicas

    Graduated in 1972

  • Internship Hospital
    DePaul Hospital

    Completed in 1975

  • Residency Hospital
    Eastern Virginia Med School

    Completed in 1978

    St Vincents Hospital Med Center

    Completed in 1976

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Eastern Virginia Med School

    Completed in 1980

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis