Dr. Peter Smolens, MD

Dr. Peter Smolens, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(3)
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Dr. Peter Smolens, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in San Antonio, TX. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 37 years.

2391 NE Loop 410 Ste 405

San Antonio, TX 78217

Contact Information

(210) 654-7326

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
46

Conditions Treated

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

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Procedures

  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smolens has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smolens' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smolens to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Smolens' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Smolens accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Smolens has admitting privileges

Baptist Medical Center
111 Dallas St
San Antonio, TX 78205
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Metropolitan Methodist Hospital
1310 McCullough Ave
San Antonio, TX 78212
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Nix Medical Center
414 Navarro St
San Antonio, TX 78205
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Northeast Baptist Hospital
8811 Village Dr
San Antonio, TX 78217
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Northeast Methodist Hospital
12412 Judson Rd
Live Oak, TX 78233
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