Dr. Richard Palmer, MD

Dr. Richard Palmer, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Palmer, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Washington, DC. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 21 years.

1328 Southern Ave SE Ste 310

Washington, DC 20032

Contact Information

(202) 562-0400

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Kidney Diseases
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more than 55% of peers
Hypertension
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more than 47% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
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more than 43% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Amyloidosis
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Palmer accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Palmer has admitting privileges

Fort Washington Medical Center
11711 Livingston Rd
Fort Washington, MD 20744
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Medstar Southern Maryland Hospital Center
7503 Surratts Rd
Clinton, MD 20735
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Medstar Washington Hospital Center
110 Irving St NW
Washington, DC 20010
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United Medical Center
1310 Southern Ave SE
Washington, DC 20032
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