Dr. Nic Hristea, MD

Dr. Nic Hristea, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Nic Hristea, MD is a nephrology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Universitatea De Medicina Si Farmacie Carol Davila, Facultatea De Medicina in 1997 and specializes in nephrology.

2555 S King Dr Fl 2

Chicago, IL 60616

Contact Information

(312) 379-8022

Insurance Accepted

  • 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
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
very high
more than 91% of peers
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
more than 90% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hristea "I consider my patients to be members of my extended family, to be looked after with respect, empathy, and exceptional medical care."

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

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

44  Conditions Treated


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3  Procedures

  • 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 Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hristea to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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Dr. Hristea's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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