Dr. Rizwan Badar, MD

Dr. Rizwan Badar, MD

NephrologyMale

Nephrology

Dr. Rizwan Badar, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Riverside, CA. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Riverside Community Hospital and Corona Regional Medical Center. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Locations

Nephrology Associates Medical Group

Riverside Office3660 Park Sierra Dr Ste 208 Riverside, CA 92505
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Hospital Highlight

Dr. Badar is affiliated with Riverside Community Hospital Riverside, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital Patient Safety Excellence Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Badar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Badar

4.9

Based on 51 ratings

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Dr. Badar is a kind, generous, smart, hardworking doctor. He has been taking care of me for 11 years and I trust him completely and if you know me trust is very difficult to give. These last few months I have been very sick. I was hospitalized at Loma Linda University Medical Center. The nephrologist that were there are top notch and many offered to be my nephrologist but I wouldn’t trade them for Dr. Badar. There really aren’t enough superlatives to describe how lucky I am to have him as my doctor.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Danny A. – Jul 13, 2021
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Dr. Badar is a fine doctor. He is conscientious, he pays attention and he listens. He has given Arthur good care, and good advice.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Arthut L. Littleworth – Jun 15, 2021
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Dr Badar is a very knowledgeable and competent Nephrologist. I like that he's approachable and takes time with you at every appointment. He has a caring bedside manner and inspires confidence. I am very happy with Dr Badar and would highly recommend him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Joseph Morgan – Sep 28, 2020
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I’m so happy with the care I’m getting from Dr badar even tho we’re in a pandemic he makes sure I’m well taken care of and all my questions are answered
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Teresa – Sep 24, 2020
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I really like Dr. Badar he's an awesome doctor. Very patient, takes time to explain thins to his patients and most of all is very considerate of how a patient may feel about their health so he tells them what they definitely need to know in all honesty but somehow makes them feel that there is hope for their situation if it is a serious one. I really like him he's a good Doctor need more like him. I wish him all the best in his career.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Donald Winfrey in Riverside – Jun 28, 2019
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Excellent office. Incredible staff. Dr. Bacar is the best! A truly comfortable doctors visit.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Frank M in Riverside , CA – Mar 14, 2019
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I am a stage 4 kidney patient, I like Dr. Badar because he is listening and immediately is working with you. Very compassionate and extremely professional. My prayers are with you Dr. Badar!!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Luis in Riverside, CA – Feb 20, 2019
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Great doctor takes time and listens
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Amy wright in Riverside , CA – Feb 17, 2019
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Great doctor and staff, very helpfull!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jan 17, 2019
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Dr. Badar is a very compassionate doctor. He is very interested in his patient's wellbeing. His meeting are always informative and encouraging as well. He truly desires to do what is best for his patients. For anyone with kidney issues, I would highly recommend Dr. Badar.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Oct 12, 2018
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Love the staff and excellent physician care
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Marcus monteiro – Oct 11, 2018
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Great service!!!!!!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Shirley s – Oct 03, 2018
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Amazing doctor and amazing staff!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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rudolph in CA – Sep 28, 2018
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Dr Badar and Evelyn are an awesome team! They take great care of me when ever I have questions or needs.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Daniel – Sep 26, 2018
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10/10!! I wish I could give more stars to this medical group. The front office is very friendly and so helpful. Dr Badar's nurse Evelyn is the absolute best, always reminding me to get my labs done on time and reminding me of my appointments. Everyone deserves to have the one on one attention I get here from the doctors and staff.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Karina in Riverside, CA – Sep 26, 2018
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great staff makes you feel like family!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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CO, CA – Sep 24, 2018
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I love it here. Dr Badar is THE BEST
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Sep 21, 2018
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Dr. Rizwan Badar is a fantastic kidney doctor. Three years ago we took my mother in for her first visit, then age 85 with CKD stage 4 and we were very worried she may be headed for dialysis. Dr. Badar is professional and friendly and really has a great ability to educate his patients and their family in a way they can understand what is happening. By adjusting her BP meds and diet, over the last 3 years she has achieved and maintained a CKD stage 3 level.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Diane Colonelli in Redlands, CA – Aug 10, 2018
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I have found Dr. Bacar to be a caring professional who takes the time to listen to his patients. He responds to my concerns and I trust in his advise.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
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Riverside, CA – May 24, 2017
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Dr Badar was very friendly and professional. He was easy to understand and explained evrything thoroughly. Both my mother and I felt comfortable asking questions. I appreciated his good customer service and courteousness.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
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Liz C in Riverside, CA – Sep 27, 2016
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Experience
Background

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Badar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Badar treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Badar treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Hyperkalemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Badar treats Hyperkalemia more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Badar treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Acute Kidney Failure
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Badar treats Acute Kidney Failure more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Badar treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Badar'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 Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Dialysis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatorenal 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 Failure
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Transplant Evaluation
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Renal Scan
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
  • Ultrasound, Kidney
  • Ultrasound, Renal
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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(951) 590-4800

Dr. Badar accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Basic HMO
Anthem
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Priority Select-CA HMO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Select-CA HMO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
USC Plan (Two Tiered Network)-CA HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Priority Select HMO
Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

About Me

Care Philosophy

Compassionate.

Biography

Double board certified nephrologist providing care to kidney patients throughout inland empire.

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

Education

Loma Linda University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
University Of Southern California Keck School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
Stonybrook University
Internship Hospital
Baqai Medical University
Medical School
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Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Awards

Media & Publications

  • Cause of Death in a Veteran Dialysis Population: Death Certificate vs. Chart Review, 11/2011

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Rizwan Badar, MD?

Call (951) 590-4800 to make an appointment as a new patient. Click here for more information.

Does Dr. Rizwan Badar, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Badar has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Rizwan Badar, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Rizwan Badar, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Badar's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Rizwan Badar, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Rizwan Badar, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Badar frequently treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations, Hyperkalemia, and Acute Kidney Failure. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Badar treats.

Where is Dr. Rizwan Badar, MD's office located?

Dr. Badar's office is located at 3660 Park Sierra Dr Ste 208, Riverside, CA 92505. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Rizwan Badar, MD speak?

Dr. Badar speaks Spanish, English, and Hindi. View profile to see all.

Affiliated Hospitals

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

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Riverside Community Hospital

Riverside, CA

62% Patients that would definitely recommend, 8% lower than the national average

13 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

Corona Regional Medical Center

Corona, CA

54% Patients that would definitely recommend, 16% lower than the national average

Parkview Community Hospital Medical Center

Riverside, CA

60% Patients that would definitely recommend, 10% lower than the national average