Dr. Nic Hristea, MD

Nephrology  |  
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Age 44
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Dr. Nic Hristea, MD
Dr. Nic Hristea, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 20 years. Dr. Hristea is affiliated with South Shore Hospital, Roseland Community Hospital, Saint Bernard Hospital, Little Company of Mary Hospital, Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, Holy Cross Hospital and Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center.

2555 S King Dr Fl 2

Chicago, IL 60616

Contact Information

(312) 379-8022

Dr. Nic Hristea, MD

Dr. Nic Hristea, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • HealthFirst
  • Medicaid of Illinois
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • Tricare
  • UniCare

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Care Philosophy

I consider my patients to be members of my extended family, to be looked after with respect, empathy, and exceptional medical care.
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Dr. Hristea's Experience

Dr. Hristea's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • 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


  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency


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  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • University Of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Universitatea De Medicina Si Farmacie Carol Davila, Facultatea De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • St John Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Michael Reese Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Cedars Sinai Hospital and Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Excellence in Research Award "Michael Reese" Hospital, 2001
  • Top 5% Medical School Graduates, 1997
  • Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology (FASN), 2010
Media & Publications
  • Alteplase (TPA) for clotted dialysis catheters, 2000
  • The Significance of Trace Proteinuria, 2003
  • Resolution of Clinical and Pathologic Features of C1q Nephropathy after Rituximab Therapy, 2011
  • The Onset of Rapidly Progressive Neurologic Deterioration after a Brief Gastrointestinal Illness in a Renal Allograft Recipient, 2007
  • Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder Presenting as a Unilateral Leg Mass Ten Years after Kidney Transplantation, 2003
  • Outcomes of Simultaneous Heart-Kidney Transplant in the US: a Retrospective Analysis Using the OPTN/UNOS Data, 2009

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Romanian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hristea's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hristea accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • HealthFirst
  • Medicaid of Illinois
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UniCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Hristea has admitting privileges

Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center
4440 W 95th St
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
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Holy Cross Hospital
2701 W 68th St
Chicago, IL 60629
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Little Company of Mary Hospital
2800 W 95th St
Evergreen Park, IL 60805
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Mercy Hospital and Medical Center
2525 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60616
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Roseland Community Hospital
45 W 111th St
Chicago, IL 60628
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Saint Bernard Hospital
326 W 64th St
Chicago, IL 60621
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South Shore Hospital
8012 S Crandon Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
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