Dr. Nestor Santacruz, MD

Dr. Nestor Santacruz, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Nestor Santacruz, MD is a nephrology specialist in Norfolk, VA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Universidad Nacional De Asuncion, Facultad De Ciencias Medicas in 1972 and specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.

7428 Tidewater Dr Ste 100

Norfolk, VA 23505

Contact Information

(757) 588-1100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Santacruz

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

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

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
more than 88% of peers
Bone Disorders
more than 84% of peers
more than 77% of peers

Dr. Santacruz's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

29  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

  • Hemodialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • Universidad Nacional De Asuncion, Facultad De Ciencias Medicas
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Depaul Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Eastern Virginia Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • St Vincents Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Eastern Virginia Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Santacruz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Santacruz does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Santacruz and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Santacruz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Santacruz to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Santacruz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes
Are you Dr. Santacruz?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Nearby doctors with similar experience

Internal Medicine