Dr. Ralph Atkinson III, MD

Dr. Ralph Atkinson III, MD

Nephrology •  Male • Age 61

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Ralph Atkinson III, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Nashville, TN. Dr. Atkinson III has more experience with Glomerulonephritis/Nephropathy and Nephrological Conditions than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Tristar Centennial Medical Center and Saint Thomas West Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Atkinson III to book an appointment.


Locations

Nephrology Associates

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(615) 356-4111
Nashville - White Bridge28 White Bridge Pike Ste 300 Nashville, TN 37205
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Nephrology Associates1311 S Locust Ave Ste 104 Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
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I first started being a patient of Dr Atkinson in 2008. I cannot day enough good about him. I feel that he has kept me and my kidney going. I consider him my lifeline
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Beryl – Jan 17, 2020
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Dr Atkinson is excellent in his field. He communicates well and easy to talk to.
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Dr. Atkinson III accepts the following insurance:

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

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.

Typically treats 67% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Nephrotic Syndrome
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atkinson III treats Nephrotic Syndrome more than 67% of their peers

Dr. Atkinson III treats this condition more than 67% of their peers

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.

Typically treats 56% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Chronic Kidney Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atkinson III treats Chronic Kidney Diseases more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Atkinson III treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

End-Stage Renal Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atkinson III treats End-Stage Renal Disease more than 78% of their peers

Dr. Atkinson III treats this condition more than 78% of their peers

Kidney Disease
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Dr. Atkinson III treats Kidney Disease more than 73% of their peers

Dr. Atkinson III treats this condition more than 73% of their peers

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Dr. Atkinson III's conditions and procedures:

  • 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
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Dialysis
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • 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
  • Kidney Stones Treatment
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Biopsy
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ralph Atkinson III, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Nashville, TN. Dr. Atkinson III has more experience with Glomerulonephritis/Nephropathy and Nephrological Conditions than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical faciliti...Read more

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Education

University of Mississippi
Fellowship Hospital
University of Mississippi
Residency Hospital
University of Mississippi
Internship Hospital

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Affiliated Hospitals

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Tristar Centennial Medical Center

Nashville, TN

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Saint Thomas West Hospital

Nashville, TN

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)

STRHS - Lawrenceburg

Lawrenceburg, TN

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

Tristar Hendersonville Medical Center

Hendersonville, TN

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Tristar Southern Hills Medical Center

Nashville, TN

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

Tristar Stonecrest Medical Center

Smyrna, TN

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Tristar Summit Medical Center

Hermitage, TN

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)