Dr. Rafael Duchesne, MD

Dr. Rafael Duchesne, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Rafael Duchesne, MD is a nephrology specialist in Dalton, GA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from U Cen Del Caribe in 1994 and specializes in nephrology.

1506 Broadrick Dr

Dalton, GA 30720

Contact Information

(706) 278-3430

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Duchesne's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

1  Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

49  Conditions Treated


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4  Procedures

  • Biopsy
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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.


  • U Cen Del Caribe
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Emory University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Emory University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Duchesne has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Duchesne's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Duchesne to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Duchesne's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I enjoy going to my visits/labs I get treated like a friend the whole team is extremely friendly and pay attention to detail, I always get asked how I have been and what I have been up to they always ask about my hobbies,home,work and personal well being I feel right at home and would recommend...more
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