Dr. Riad Darwish, MD

Dr. Riad Darwish, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Riad Darwish, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Whittier, CA. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

12462 Putnam St Ste 506

Whittier, CA 90602

Contact Information

(562) 698-8141

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Darwish performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Gout
very high
more than 90% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
high
more than 82% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
normal
more than 80% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
35

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Mosul Campus Of Baghdad University
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Franklin Square Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Franklin Square Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Nassau Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Uc Irvine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Darwish has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Darwish's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Darwish to family and friends
5.0
based on 5 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Darwish'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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Irvine, CA |
Dr. Darwish & his entire staff are awesome!! They treat you like you have value. It is like YOU actually matter, not the money. I moved away & Dr Darwish himself searched to find the best nephrologist for me! He & his girls have gone WAY beyond to help me through this! You may wait a while to...more
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in La Mirada, Ca |
Dr Darwish is an angel in disguise! It's a very difficult thing to be sick or have a chronic illness, but he has been the blessing in the midst of all the hardship! He is a knowledgeable, intelligent, caring, kind, informative, communicative, personable Doctor! He + his staff make you feel as if...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Darwish accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Priority Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Darwish has admitting privileges

PIH Health Hospital - Whittier
12401 Washington Blvd
Whittier, CA 90602
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