Dr. Richard Spong, MD

Nephrology  |  
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Age 51
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Dr. Richard Spong, MD
Dr. Richard Spong, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Minneapolis, MN. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 23 years. Dr. Spong is affiliated with Fairview Lakes Medical Center, Fairview Ridges Hospital, Saint Croix Regional Medical Center, Mayo Clinic Health System - Red Cedar, University of Minnesota Medical Center - West Bank, Fairview Southdale Hospital and Allina Health Regina Hospital.

516 Delaware St SE

Minneapolis, MN 55455

Contact Information

(612) 626-6100

Dr. Richard Spong, MD

Dr. Richard Spong, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
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Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
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more than 99% of peers
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Dysplasia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hungry Bone Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • 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 Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Puncture Aspiration

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

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

  • University Of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Naval Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Hennepin County Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Spong has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Spong accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
    Blue Cross Accord
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Spong has admitting privileges

Allina Health Regina Hospital
1175 Nininger Rd
Hastings, MN 55033
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Fairview Lakes Medical Center
5200 Fairview Blvd
Wyoming, MN 55092
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Fairview Ridges Hospital
201 E Nicollet Blvd
Burnsville, MN 55337
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Fairview Southdale Hospital
6401 France Ave S
Edina, MN 55435
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Mayo Clinic Health System - Red Cedar
2321 Stout Rd
Menomonie, WI 54751
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Saint Croix Regional Medical Center
235 State Street
Saint Croix Falls, WI 54024
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University of Minnesota Medical Center - West Bank
2312 S 6th St
Minneapolis, MN 55454
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