Dr. Ricardo Baltodano, MD

Dr. Ricardo Baltodano, MD

NephrologyMaleAge 47

Nephrology

Dr. Ricardo Baltodano, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Brownsville, TX. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Valley Regional Medical Center and Doctors Hospital At Renaissance. His office accepts telehealth appointments.

Locations

Southern Texas Nephrology

Southern Texas Nephrology350 N Expressway Brownsville, TX 78521
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Hospital Highlight

Dr. Baltodano is affiliated with Valley Regional Medical Center Brownsville, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital Patient Safety Excellence Award™ See hospitals
  • Good Patient Care Patients said they had exceptional care at this hospital. See hospitals

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Experience and Background Checks

Experience
Background

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Baltodano's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baltodano treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Baltodano treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Acidosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baltodano treats Acidosis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Baltodano treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Hyperkalemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baltodano treats Hyperkalemia more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Baltodano treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Baltodano's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Transplant Evaluation
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Renal Scan
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Ultrasound, Renal
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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(956) 446-6579

Dr. Baltodano accepts the following insurance:

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Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Preferred PPO
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Ricardo Baltodano, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Brownsville, TX. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Valley Regional Medical Center...Read more

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

La Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Nicaragua
Medical School
2013
Univ of Texas Medical Branch Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2011
Texas Tech University School of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2009
Texas Tech University School of Medicine
Internship Hospital
,

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Ricardo Baltodano, MD?

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Does Dr. Ricardo Baltodano, MD offer telehealth services?

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What are Dr. Ricardo Baltodano, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Baltodano frequently treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations, Acidosis, and Hyperkalemia. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Baltodano treats.

Where is Dr. Ricardo Baltodano, MD's office located?

Dr. Baltodano's office is located at 350 N Expressway, Brownsville, TX 78521. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Baltodano is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Valley Regional Medical Center

Brownsville, TX

65% Patients that would definitely recommend, 5% lower than the national average

11 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

Doctors Hospital At Renaissance

Edinburg, TX

68% Patients that would definitely recommend, 2% lower than the national average

16 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2022)

Knapp Medical Center

Weslaco, TX

61% Patients that would definitely recommend, 9% lower than the national average

8 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

Mission Regional Medical Center

Mission, TX

72% Patients that would definitely recommend, 2% higher than the national average

13 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

Rio Grande Regional Hospital

McAllen, TX

70% Patients that would definitely recommend, Equal to the national average

11 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

South Texas Health System Edinburg

Edinburg, TX

68% Patients that would definitely recommend, 2% lower than the national average

10 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)