Dr. Robert Black, MD

NephrologyMaleAge 74

Dr. Black
Accepting new patients

Fallon Clinic @ Wmc

123 Summer St Ste 380 Worcester, MA 01608

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(508) 363-6126

Dr. Robert Black, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Worcester, MA and has over 46 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Wash U, School of Medicine medical school in 1975. He is affiliated with Saint Vincent Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Black to book an appointment.

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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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. Black's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Black performs Living Kidney Donor Evaluation more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Black performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Ultrasound, Renal
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Black performs Ultrasound, Renal more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Black performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Renal Scan
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Black performs Renal Scan more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Black performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Black's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Amyloidosis
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Transplant Evaluation
  • Limb Swelling
  • 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
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Scan
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Ultrasound, Renal
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Unfortunately Dr. Black is now retired, but he was a terrific doctor for my renal needs and pre and post kidney transplant. He has a great personality and bedside manner, and weird but good sense of humor. He was my Nephrologist for 39 years. He was also interested in research which made him extremely knowledgeable. I will miss him very much.
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Black is the Chief of the Nephrology Division at Reliant Medical Group. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Yale University Medical...Read more

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

1980
Brigham and Womens Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1979
Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1978
Yale-New Haven Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1976
Yale-New Haven Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1975
Wash U, School of Medicine
Medical School
,

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What are Dr. Robert Black, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Black frequently treats Living Kidney Donor Evaluation, Ultrasound, Renal, and Renal Scan. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Black treats.

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Dr. Black's office is located at 123 Summer St Ste 380, Worcester, MA 01608. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Fallon Clinic @ Wmc

Fallon Clinic @ Wmc123 Summer St Ste 380 Worcester, MA 01608
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Black is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Saint Vincent Hospital

Worcester, MA

70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

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