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Dr. Rita Swinford, MD

Pediatric Nephrology •  Female • Age 62

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Dr. Swinford

University of Texas Physicians Pediatrics Clinic

6410 Fannin St Ste 500 Houston, TX 77030
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(832) 325-7111

Dr. Rita Swinford, MD is a pediatric nephrology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 29 years. She graduated from State University Of New York At Stony Brook in 1990 and specializes in pediatric nephrology.

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Dr. Swinford accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Humana Health Plan of Texas
Houston Area HMO-Standard
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

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. Swinford's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swinford treats Mineral Metabolism Disorders more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Swinford treats this condition more than 90% of her peers

Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swinford treats Magnesium Metabolism Disorders more than 76% of her peers

Dr. Swinford treats this condition more than 76% of her peers

Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swinford treats Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease more than 68% of her peers

Dr. Swinford treats this condition more than 68% of her peers

Dr. Swinford's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hungry Bone Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Dysplasia
  • Kidney Stones
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Rita Swinford, MD is a pediatric nephrology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 29 years. She graduated from State University Of New York At Stony Brook in 1990 and specializes in pediatric nephrology.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Nephrology

Board Certifications

Education

Mass Gen Hospital
Residency Hospital
New England Med Center Hosps
Residency Hospital
1990
State University Of New York At Stony Brook
Medical School

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79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018, 2017)