Dr. Paul R. Altsheler Jr., MD

Dr. Paul R. Altsheler Jr., MD

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Internal Medicine | Male | 69 years old

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In my many years of practicing Kidney Medicine and Internal Medicine with a focus on diabetes and hypertension (the most common causes for need of Hemodialysis / Renal transplantation) I have tried to incorporate scientific advances to help my patients postpone or avoid End Stage Renal Failure. While not always successful, I have been blessed to have a relatively small dialysis population. I owe this to Faith, to Science and to my Very Motivated Patients.Together we promote good outcomes.Read more

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Dr. Altsheler Jr.'s Care Philosophy

In my many years of practicing Kidney Medicine and Internal Medicine with a focus on diabetes and hypertension (the most common causes for need of Hemodialysis / Renal transplantation) I have tried to incorporate scientific advances to help my patients postpone or avoid End Stage Renal Failure. While not always successful, I have been blessed to have a relatively small dialysis population. I owe this to Faith, to Science and to my Very Motivated Patients.Together we promote good outcomes.

Dr. Altsheler Jr.'s experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Missouri not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Chronic Renal Insufficiency
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Osteoporosis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Education

  • Medical School
    Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1973

  • Internship Hospital
    Medical College Of Virginia Hospitalss

    Completed in 1974

  • Residency Hospital
    Med College Of Virginia Hospital

    Completed in 1976

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Washington University School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1978

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology & Renal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Hemodialysis
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