Dr. Nic Hristea, MD


Nephrology | Male

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, Little Company of Mary Hospital, Saint Bernard Hospital, Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, Holy Cross Hospital and Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center.

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Dr. Hristea's 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 Care Philosophy

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

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

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
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  • 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

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    No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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Board Certifications

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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 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


  • Medical School
    Universitatea De Medicina Si Farmacie Carol Davila, Facultatea De Medicina

    Graduated in 1997

  • Internship Hospital
    St John Hospital

    Completed in 1999

  • Residency Hospital
    Michael Reese Hospital

    Completed in 2002

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Cedars Sinai Hospital and Med Center

    Completed in 2008

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio

    Graduated in 1997

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Romanian
  • Spanish

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  • Nephrology

Procedures Performed

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