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Dr. Richard Palmer, MD

Nephrology ·  Male · Age 54

Dr. Palmer

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1328 Southern Ave SE Ste 310 Washington, DC 20032

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Dr. Richard Palmer, MD is a nephrology specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from U Coll West Indies, Kingston in 1990 and specializes in nephrology.


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Dr. Palmer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hemodialysis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palmer performs Hemodialysis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Palmer performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Hyperkalemia
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palmer treats Hyperkalemia more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Palmer treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Acute Kidney Failure
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palmer treats Acute Kidney Failure more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Palmer treats this condition more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Palmer's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • 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 Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Palmer, MD is a nephrology specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from U Coll West Indies, Kingston in 1990 and specializes in nephrology.

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

U Hosp-U Va
Fellowship Hospital
1997
U Va Roanoke-Salem
Residency Hospital
1995
U Va Roanoke-Salem
Internship Hospital
1990
U Coll West Indies, Kingston
Medical School
1997
1995
1990

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United Medical Center

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