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Dr. Peter Friend, MD

Nephrology ·  Male · Age 76

Dr. Friend

Dr. Peter Friend, MD is a nephrology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1969 and specializes in nephrology.


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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Friend's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hyperkalemia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Friend treats Hyperkalemia more than 72% of his peers

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

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Friend treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 56% of his peers

Dr. Friend treats this condition more than 56% of his peers

Chronic Kidney Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Friend treats Chronic Kidney Diseases more than 56% of his peers

Dr. Friend treats this condition more than 56% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease

Dr. Friend's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • 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
  • Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Peter Friend, MD is a nephrology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1969 and specializes in nephrology.

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

1974
University Minn Hosps
Fellowship Hospital
1972
University Minn Hosps
Residency Hospital
1970
Va Hospital
Internship Hospital
1969
University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
Medical School
1974
1972
1970
1969

Languages

  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

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