Dr. Richard Cornell, MD

Dr. Richard Cornell, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Richard Cornell, MD is a nephrology specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University of Louisville School of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in nephrology, nephrology & hypertension, and more.Read his story

6400 Dutchmans Pkwy Ste 250

Louisville, KY 40205

Contact Information

(877) 585-9660

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Bluegrass Family Health
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Top Care Areas

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
more than 87% of peers
Renal Osteodystrophy
more than 85% of peers

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Dr. Cornell's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cornell "Dr. Cornell completed his Internal Medicine and Nephrology training at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN and joined Nephrology Associates of Kentuckiana in 1999. Dr. Cornell is a member and supporter of the following professional organizations: The National Kidney Foundation (NKF), Jefferson County Medical Society (JCMS), Kentucky Medical Association, Nashville Veteran's Administration Medical Center Attending Staff, American Medical Association, American College of Physicians and Renal Physicians Association. Dr. Cornell sees patients in the surrounding hospitals, his office on Dutchmans Parkway as well as his office in Scottsburg, IN. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cornell "OUR MISSION          

Is to provide the highest quality, most comprehensive and up-to-date care for patients with kidney disease in a courteous, respectful, and timely manner."

3  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Nephrology & Hypertension
  • Nephrology & Renal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

45  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • 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 Failure
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Proteinuria
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis


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15  Procedures

  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Biopsy
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Dialysis
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Hemodialysis Vascular Access Creation
  • Kidney Stones Treatment
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Renal Biopsy

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cornell's Reviews

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1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Cornell's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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