Dr. Paul Pontier, MD

Dr. Paul Pontier, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Paul Pontier, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Chesapeake, VA. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Pontier is affiliated with Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, Sentara Leigh Hospital, Sentara Princess Anne Hospital and Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

713 Volvo Pkwy

Chesapeake, VA 23320

Contact Information

(757) 548-0076

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Pontier performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 95% of peers
Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pontier "I treat complex internal medicine patients. I believe that the patient needs to take charge of their chronic illness. I provide them the tools to achieve this."
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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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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 Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Williams College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Naval Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Rutgers University PHD
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alph Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 1984
Media & Publications

Dr. Pontier has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pontier's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pontier to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews
Dr. Pontier'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
    Under 10 minutes
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Dr. Pontier accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Pontier has admitting privileges

Chesapeake Regional Medical Center
736 Battlefield Blvd N
Chesapeake, VA 23320
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Sentara Leigh Hospital
830 Kempsville Rd
Norfolk, VA 23502
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Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
600 Gresham Dr
Norfolk, VA 23507
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Sentara Princess Anne Hospital
2025 Glenn Mitchell Dr
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
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