Dr. Noureddin Nourbakhsh, DO

Dr. Noureddin Nourbakhsh, DO

Nephrology  |  
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Dr. Noureddin Nourbakhsh, DO is a nephrology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific in 2007 and specializes in nephrology and pediatric nephrology.Read his story

4168 Front St

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • 2 More

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Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 89% of peers

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Dr. Nourbakhsh's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nourbakhsh "Noureddin Nourbakhsh, DO, is a board-certified nephrologist with a special interest in caring for pediatric patients with a range of kidney conditions, including chronic kidney disease, hypertension, renal transplant, genetic renal disorders, glomerulonephritis, and renal cystic disease. He helps lead a clinic twice a month that coordinates the transition of pediatric patients to adult nephrology care as they come of age.Dr. Nourbakhsh’s research focuses on sepsis-induced acute kidney injury (AKI), one of the most common causes of AKI. Other research interests include metabolic alkalosis, protein-energy wasting in children with chronic kidney disease, and the role of renal oxygenation and mitochondrial function in the pathophysiology of AKI. His work has been published various peer-reviewed medical journals, including Nephron Clinical Practice, Pediatric Nephrology, and The American Journal of Medicine. He been invited to present at national conferences and has won numerous honors and awards over the years, including the Whitehill Prize Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Nourbakhsh completed combined fellowship training (adult and pediatric) in nephrology-hypertension at UC San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego. He completed residency training at Stony Brook University Hospital in Stony Brook, New York, where he served as the internal medicine-pediatrics program chief resident. He received his medical degree from College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in Pomona, California. He is board-certified in nephrology, internal medicine, pediatric nephrology and general pediatrics. Dr. Nourbakhsh is a Fellow of of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP) and the American Society of Nephrology (FASN). He is a member of many professional medical societies, including the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology."


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  • Nephrology
  • Pediatric Nephrology

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Dysplasia
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis


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  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Stony Brook University Hospital S U N Y Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nourbakhsh accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Priority Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Sharp Health Plan
    Gold Value

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Hospitals where Dr. Nourbakhsh has admitting privileges

Rady Children's Hospital - San Diego
3020 Childrens Way
San Diego, CA 92123
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