Dr. Paul Alfino, MD

Nephrology •  Male • Age 64
  
Dr. Alfino
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Nephrology Associates of North Central Florida

4423 Nw 6th Pl Ste A Gainesville, FL 32607

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Dr. Paul Alfino, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Gainesville, FL. Dr. Alfino has more experience with Nephrological Conditions and Glomerulonephritis/Nephropathy than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Lake City Medical Center and North Florida Regional Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Alfino to book an appointment.


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No malpractice claims found for Florida
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Practice Areas

Nephrological Conditions

Nephrological conditions specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the kidneys, including chronic kidney disease, kidney injury, kidney stones, and lupus nephritis.Compare with other Nephrological Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 74% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Chronic Kidney Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alfino treats Chronic Kidney Diseases more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Alfino treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alfino treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Alfino treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Renal Osteodystrophy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alfino treats Renal Osteodystrophy more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Alfino treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

Glomerulonephritis/Nephropathy

Glomerulonephritis and nephropathy are types of kidney disease caused by damage to the small blood vessels that filter the blood, either from long-term diabetes or other conditions such as lupus.Compare with other Glomerulonephritis/Nephropathy specialists.

Typically treats 70% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Nephritis and Nephropathy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alfino treats Nephritis and Nephropathy more than 70% of their peers

Dr. Alfino treats this condition more than 70% of their peers

Check Dr. Alfino's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Alfino's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Dr. Alfino has been my doctor for more years than I can remember. He is a very compassionate, knowledgeable doctor and always explains things so I can understand. He is also an encourager and his staff (all of them) are also.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

In our practice we hope to provide nephrology services to our community by treating each patient as an individual with special attention to personal respect as well as customized and specific medical care.

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Nephrology

Education

1987
NYU Langone Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1985
Temple University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1983
Temple University Hospital
Internship Hospital

Awards

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Locations

Nephrology Associates of North Central Florida

Nephrology Associates of North Central Florida4423 Nw 6th Pl Ste A Gainesville, FL 32607
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Lake City Medical Center

Lake City, FL

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

North Florida Regional Medical Center

Gainesville, FL

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center

Lake City, FL

61% Patient experience rating, 8% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2018)

Shands Live Oak Regional Medical Center

Live Oak, FL

62% Patient experience rating, 7% lower than the national average

Shands Starke Regional Medical Center

Starke, FL

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Uf Health Shands Hospital

Gainesville, FL

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)