Dr. Paul Pontier, MD

Nephrology ·  Male · Age 66

Dr. Pontier

Volvo Medical Associates

713 Volvo Pkwy Chesapeake, VA 23320

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(757) 548-0076


Dr. Paul Pontier, MD is a nephrology specialist in Chesapeake, VA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1984 and specializes in nephrology.


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Dr. Pontier accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
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Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
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No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Pontier's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
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Dr. Pontier treats Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Pontier treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Hypercalcemia
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Dr. Pontier treats Hypercalcemia more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Pontier treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pontier treats Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Pontier treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Pontier's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • 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

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About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
Fellowship Hospital
Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
Internship Hospital
1991
Naval Hosp
Residency Hospital
1984
University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
Medical School
Williams College
Undergraduate School
Rutgers University PHD
1991
1984

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alph Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 1984

Affiliated Hospitals

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65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)

82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average