Dr. Parham Eftekhari, DO

Dr. Parham Eftekhari, DO

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 40
(39)
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Dr. Parham Eftekhari, DO is a nephrology doctor who practices in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He is 40 years old and has been practicing for 12 years. Read his story

407 SE 9th St Ste 103

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Contact Information

(954) 463-0112

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Peritoneal Dialysis
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more than 86% of peers
Hyperkalemia
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more than 85% of peers
Kidney Disease
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more than 79% of peers

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Dr. Eftekhari's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Eftekhari "Experience and Leading Positions Throughout his career, Dr. Eftekhari pursued various medical volunteer mission trips in Guatemala and Peru. One of his personal hobbies is to being involved in international medical volunteer efforts, which has helped him to gain an appreciation of cultural diversity while caring for his personal patients here in the United States. He was honored as a Johnson & Johnson International Scholar, and lived abroad for three months in Uganda Africa focusing on HIV research and Kidney Disease, which led to a research publication in Africa. His medical and community volunteer efforts led him to be awarded The Gary Vernon Ralph Humanism in Medicine Award by Yale University Department of Internal Medicine in June of 2009. Clinical Interests He has a genuine interest in practicing preventative medicine while optimizing his patients medical conditions that can lead to progressive kidney failure such as their high blood pressure, diabetes control, lupus and HIV, to name a few."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Eftekhari "WHY CHOOSE REHC:

  • We attend all major Broward and Palm Beach Hospitals
  • IVY league well trained professionals 
  • Engaged in research and Clinical professors up to date on cutting edge medicine.
  • Accept all insurances
  • Most flexible schedule 
  • Immediate urgent care appointment available 
  • Also have access to all hospital charts database in case you are ever hospitalized

REHC was founded in 2000. We are a team of certified nephrologists – specialists in the kidney providing treatment of difficult-to-control high blood pressure, electrolyte disorders, dialysis (including home dialysis), and transplantation.

Each of our doctors has special areas of interest. One shared area of expertise is treatment of the Hypertension and Dialysis. 

Our big gaol is the best patient satisfaction and comprehensive nephrology care while improving quality and safety, supporting the patient care continuum through information and technology and aligning payment and costs."

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology & Hypertension
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Dialysis
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis Vascular Access Creation
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Kidney Stones Treatment
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Renal Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.

Education

  • Emory University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Nova Southeastern University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Yale University New Haven Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Yale University / Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • The George Washington University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Masters In Biomedical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University College Of Medical Sciences
    Other Education | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • The George Washington University Hospital Internal Medicine Fellow of the Year Award, June 2011
  • 1st Place Clinical Research Award: National Kidney Foundation Research Conference: Washington DC, April 2011
  • 2nd Place Resident Research Award: Yale Research Day Conference, 2007
  • Yale University / Johnson & Johnson International Health Scholar: Uganda Africa Medical Mission, 2007
  • The Gary Vernon Ralph "Humanism in Medicine" Award: Yale University School of Medicine, June 2009
Media & Publications

Dr. Eftekhari has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Eftekhari's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eftekhari to family and friends
4.9
based on 39 total reviews (16 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Eftekhari's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

in ft lauderdale, fl |
Dr. Eftekhari is an amazing physician. He was instrumental in saving my life when I went into acute liver failure due to chronic hepatitis c. I needed a life saving liver transplant. At the same time my liver failed, my kidneys went into failure. Dr. E cared for me pre and post transplant and I...more
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Dr Eftekhari saved my kidneys and got my blood pressure in line. Sorted out my BP meds finally found one with no side effects. He really listens and cares and is very informative and compassionate,
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Ft Lauderdale, FL |
The best doctor in terms of compassion and understanding, ho hew cares and treat you has a family and not just another person.
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in Hollywood, FL |
Love this office.
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Doctor listens and advises. Diagnosis 100 percent accurate. Staff wonderful, smiling, smart a pleasure to see every time.
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Dr. Eftekhari accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Select
    BlueDental Choice
    NetworkBlue
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida
    Employer Group Open Access HMO
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
    Carelink HMO
    Employer Group PPO
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Humana
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  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
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  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Eftekhari has admitting privileges

Broward Health Imperial Point
6401 N Federal Hwy
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
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Broward Health Medical Center
1600 S Andrews Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
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Broward Health North
201 E Sample Rd
Pompano Beach, FL 33064
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Delray Medical Center
5352 Linton Blvd
Delray Beach, FL 33484
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Doctors Hospital
5000 University Dr
Coral Gables, FL 33146
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Holy Cross Hospital
4725 N Federal Hwy
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
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Jackson North Medical Center
160 NW 170th St
North Miami Beach, FL 33169
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Memorial Regional Hospital
3501 Johnson St
Hollywood, FL 33021
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North Shore Medical Center
1100 NW 95th St
Miami, FL 33150
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Plantation General Hospital
401 NW 42nd Ave
Plantation, FL 33317
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Westside Regional Medical Center
8201 W Broward Blvd
Plantation, FL 33324
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