Dr. Rafael Duchesne, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(3)
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Dr. Rafael Duchesne, MD
Dr. Rafael Duchesne, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Dalton, GA. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 23 years. Dr. Duchesne is affiliated with Hamilton Medical Center and Gordon Hospital.

1506 Broadrick Dr

Dalton, GA 30720

Contact Information

(706) 278-3430

Dr. Rafael Duchesne, MD

Dr. Rafael Duchesne, MD

Accepted insurance

  • 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
Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • 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 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
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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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.

Education

  • 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
5.0
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Duchesne's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Dalton, GA |
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 this office to everyone .
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Duchesne accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus

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Hospitals where Dr. Duchesne has admitting privileges

Gordon Hospital
1035 Red Bud Rd NE
Calhoun, GA 30701
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Hamilton Medical Center
1200 Memorial Dr
Dalton, GA 30720
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