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Dr. Peter Smolens, MD

Nephrology ·  Male · Age 69

Dr. Smolens

Dr. Peter Smolens, MD is a nephrology specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in nephrology.


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Dr. Smolens accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Smolens' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hyperkalemia
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Dr. Smolens treats Hyperkalemia more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Smolens treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Hypokalemia
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Dr. Smolens treats Hypokalemia more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Smolens treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Mineral Metabolism Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smolens treats Mineral Metabolism Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Smolens treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Smolens' conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Dialysis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hungry Bone Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Dysplasia
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Peter Smolens, MD is a nephrology specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in nephrology.

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

1981
University Of Texas Health Science Center At San Antonio
Fellowship Hospital
1979
Ohio State University College Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1979
Ohio State University College Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1975
Temple University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1971
Lafayette College
Undergraduate School
1981
1979
1979
1975
1971

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Smolens' Reviews

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Locations

San Antonio Kidney Disease Center Physicians Group, PLLC

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