Dr. Shah Islam, MD

Dr. Shah Islam, MD

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62 y/o
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Dr. Shah Islam, MD is a nephrology specialist in Corpus Christi, TX and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh, Aligarh Muslim University in 1980 and specializes in nephrology.

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1521 S Staples St Ste 601

Corpus Christi, TX 78404
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Islam performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 98% of peers
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Small Kidney
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

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.

Education

  • Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh, Aligarh Muslim University
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Jn Med College University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Lukes Hospital University Mo
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Louis University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Islam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Islam's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Islam to family and friends
5.0
based on 5 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Islam's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Over the last decade our family has dealt with diabetes and the loss of use of kidneys, a transplant, countless battles with infections and even an amputation. Our greatest resource for finding the right solutions and care has been Dr Islam. His knowledge and understanding of the troubles we have...more
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He is very knowledgeable about kidney health and patient care in general. Relates well with patients. Even when the news is bad he knows what to do in any situation. Explanes what is going on and what is next. I would and have suggested him to friends.
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Explains everything very clearly and knowledgeable. Always in happy mood
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Teacher like ability to explain everything and knowledgeable.
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