Dr. Rita Swinford, MD

Pediatric NephrologyFemaleAge 64

Dr. Rita Swinford, MD is a Pediatric Nephrology Specialist in Houston, TX and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from State University Of New York At Stony Brook medical school in 1990. She is affiliated with medical facilities Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center and Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Swinford to book an appointment.

Dr. Swinford

University of Texas Physicians Pediatrics Clinic

6410 Fannin St Ste 500 Houston, TX 77030
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Experience
Background

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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
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Treatment Frequency

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

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

Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swinford treats Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease more than 67% of her peers

Dr. Swinford treats this condition more than 67% of her peers

Proteinuria
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swinford treats Proteinuria more than 59% of her peers

Dr. Swinford treats this condition more than 59% of her peers

Dr. Swinford's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Congenital Renal Dysplasia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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(832) 325-7111

Dr. Swinford accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
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

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Rita Swinford, MD is a Pediatric Nephrology Specialist in Houston, TX and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from...Read more

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

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Rita Swinford, MD offer telehealth services?

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What are Dr. Rita Swinford, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Swinford frequently treats Mineral Metabolism Disorders, Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease, and Proteinuria. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Swinford treats.

Where is Dr. Rita Swinford, MD's office located?

Dr. Swinford's office is located at 6410 Fannin St Ste 500, Houston, TX 77030. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

University of Texas Physicians Pediatrics Clinic

University of Texas Hemophilia6410 Fannin St Ste 500 Houston, TX 77030
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Swinford is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center

Houston, TX

77% Patient Experience Rating, 8% higher than the national average

13 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)

Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital

Houston, TX

18 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)