Dr. Ralph Atkinson III, MD

Dr. Ralph Atkinson III, MD

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Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
58 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Ralph Atkinson III, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Lawrenceburg, TN. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.

Nephrology Associates, PC

1311 S Locust Ave Ste 104

Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • HealthPartners

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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Iron Metabolism Disorders
high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Dialysis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Kidney Stones Treatment
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Renal Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Mississippi College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • University of Mississippi
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University of Mississippi
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Mississippi
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University of Mississippi
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Atkinson III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Atkinson III accepts 36 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
    Blue Network E
    Network S
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
    Tricare
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Tricare
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medico
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • POMCO Group
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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