Dr. Pranav Garimella, MD

Nephrology •  Male • Age 37
Dr. Garimella
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest

4168 Front St San Diego, CA 92103

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Dr. Pranav Garimella, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in San Diego, CA and has over 13 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Garimella has more experience with Glomerulonephritis/Nephropathy than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Jawaharlal Inst PG Med, Pondicherry medical school in 2007. He is affiliated with UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Garimella to book an appointment.

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Dr. Garimella is extremely thorough and never rushes an interview. He explains even very complicated issues in a way that is very understandable. He is a very good listener.
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Pranav Garimella, MBBS, MPH, is a board-certified nephrologist who provides care for a wide range of kidney diseases, including chronic kidney disease, glomerulonephritis, hypertension, and acute kidney injury. He has a special interest in polycystic...


  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology


Tufts New England Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County
Residency Hospital
John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County
Internship Hospital
Jawaharlal Inst PG Med, Pondicherry
Medical School


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(858) 657-7000

Dr. Garimella accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
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HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Practice Areas


Glomerulonephritis and nephropathy are types of kidney disease caused by damage to the small blood vessels that filter the blood, either from long-term diabetes or other conditions such as lupus.

Typically treats 57% more than their peers

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Nephrotic Syndrome

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garimella treats Nephrotic Syndrome more than 57% of their peers

Dr. Garimella treats this condition more than 57% of their peers

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Dr. Garimella's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • 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
  • 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
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency


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