Dr. Robert Szewc, MD

Dr. Robert Szewc, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Szewc founded Kidney & Hypertension Specialists in 2002 & serves as the medical director for two affiliated Dialysis Centers. Upon graduating with honors from Akademia Medyczna Lublin medical school in Poland, he completed an Internal Medicine Internship and Residency at UMASS Memorial Healthcare, where he served as chief resident. Dr. Szewc then followed his passion and completed a Nephrology fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio Texas. Dr. Szewc served as an Assistant Professor at UT Health Science Center for several years before opening his private practice. He has extensive training and experience in the management of chronic kidney disease, hypertension and anemia. Dr. Szewc's knowledge of dialysis and End Stage Renal Disease is unsurpassed. He wa the first provider in the San Antonio area to offer home dialysis and continues to provide his patients with treatment options that allow then to maintain their lifestyle.

315 N San Saba Ste 102

San Antonio, TX 78207

Contact Information

(210) 277-1418

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 14 More

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers
more than 85% of peers

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  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

Dr. Szewc does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency


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  • Angioplasty
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Medical University Of Lublin
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Mass/Meml Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Mass/Meml Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Tex
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Szewc's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Szewc to family and friends
based on 5 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Szewc's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
in San Antonio, TX |
Dr. Szewc is one of the most compassionate and caring docs I have ever met. He does not sugar coat your condition but relays all info in a way that gives you hope & comfort.
in poland |
Best doctor
in San Antonio, TX |
Excellent, compassionate doctor. Dr. Szewc is professional, knowledgeable, and extremely helpful. He comforted me after I suffered some health issues and he and his staff have continued to be a blessing in my follow up appointments. I highly recommend him!
in Brownsville, TX |
Excellent doctor!!!! His staff too is excellent!!! Communication skills and professionalism are great!!! I am extremely picky on health care professionals and am giving Dr. Szewc and his staff a high 5!!! Well deserved....Thank You so much for your excellent care!!!!
in San Antonio, TX |
Dr. Szewc has demonstrated wisdom and expertise in his field of Nephrology. He always takes the time to answer my questions to ensure I am well informed. In Dr. Szewc's office, you're not just a number, you are treated as an individual.
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Dr. Szewc accepts 23 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC)
  • Oscar Insurance Corporation
  • Texas True Choice
  • TPA
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Universal American
  • WellCare

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