Dr. Rafael Baracaldo, MD

Dr. Rafael Baracaldo, MD

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Dr. Rafael Baracaldo, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Louisville, KY. Dr. Baracaldo has more experience with Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy and Nephrological Conditions than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Frankfort Regional Medical Center and Satanta District Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Baracaldo to book an appointment.

Locations

Nephrology Associates of Kentuckiana

Nephrology Associates of Kentuckiana6400 Dutchmans Pkwy Ste 250 Louisville, KY 40205
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Nephrology Associates of Kentuckiana608 Chamberlin Ave Frankfort, KY 40601
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Affiliated with Frankfort Regional Medical Center Frankfort, a highly rated hospital.

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Seeing Dr Baracaldo was a wonderful experience. He is kind gentle, and very caring person. I look forward to my visits with him.
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Baracaldo

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Baracaldo treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Baracaldo treats other conditions, please contact the office at (502) 587-9660.

Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy

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.Compare with other Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy specialists.

Dr. Baracaldo is experienced in the area of Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

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Nephrotic Syndrome
Proteinuria
Nephritis and Nephropathy
Normal
Frequency
High
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Very High
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Nephrological Conditions

Nephrological conditions specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the kidneys, including chronic kidney disease, kidney injury, kidney stones, and lupus nephritis.Compare with other Nephrological Conditions specialists.

Dr. Baracaldo is experienced in the area of Nephrological Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 34 conditions and procedures

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Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
Nephrotic Syndrome
Chronic Kidney Diseases
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Dr. Baracaldo's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Transplant Evaluation
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Scan
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Ultrasound, Renal
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Rafael Baracaldo, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Louisville, KY. Dr. Baracaldo has more experience with Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy and Nephrological...Read more

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

2014 - Nassau Health Care Corp
Fellowship Hospital
2012 - Geisinger Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2008 - Universidad El Bosque
Medical School

Awards

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What are Dr. Rafael Baracaldo, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Baracaldo frequently treats Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy and Nephrological Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Baracaldo specializes.

Where is Dr. Rafael Baracaldo, MD's office located?

Dr. Baracaldo's office is located at 6400 Dutchmans Pkwy Ste 250, Louisville, KY 40205. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Baracaldo is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Frankfort Regional Medical Center

Frankfort, KY

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

Satanta District Hospital

Satanta, KS

Scott County Hospital

Scott City, KS

80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average

Southwest Medical Center

Liberal, KS

65% Patient Experience Rating, 4% lower than the national average

St. Catherine Hospital

Garden City, KS

68% Patient Experience Rating, 1% lower than the national average

Stevens County Hospital

Hugoton, KS