Dr. Steven Sawelson, MD

Dr. Steven Sawelson, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Steven Sawelson, MD is a nephrology specialist in Gardena, CA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Nuevo Leon in 1982 and specializes in nephrology.

1045 W Redondo Beach Blvd Ste 105

Gardena, CA 90247

Contact Information

(310) 515-0788

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 96% of peers
Hyperkalemia
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 Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • 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
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Hemodialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Universidad Autonoma De Nuevo Leon
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • La Co Usc Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • La Co Usc Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • La Co Usc Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sawelson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sawelson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sawelson to family and friends
3.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Sawelson's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Long Beach, CA |
dr Sawelson was referred to me by my primary care physician. he and his staff were very knowledgable and helpful. his nurse practitioner is excellent. she has a wonderful bedside manner and really females you feel at ease. my primary care doctor retired after 30 years of service to mr and my...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sawelson accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • 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
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Sawelson has admitting privileges

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Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center
501 S Buena Vista St
Burbank, CA 91505
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