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Dr. Tahira Alves, MD

Nephrology ·  Female · Age 46

Dr. Alves

Dr. Tahira Alves, MD is a nephrology specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from University of Alabama At Birmingham in 2001 and specializes in nephrology.


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Dr. Alves accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Alves' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hyperkalemia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alves treats Hyperkalemia more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Alves treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Acidosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alves treats Acidosis more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Alves treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Hypokalemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alves treats Hypokalemia more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Alves treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Alves' conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Dialysis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Dysplasia
  • 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
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Tahira Alves, MD is a nephrology specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from University of Alabama At Birmingham in 2001 and specializes in nephrology.

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Education

2009
Vanderbilt University
Fellowship Hospital
2005
Boston University School of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2005
Boston University School of Medicine
Internship Hospital
2002
Harvard University of Public Health
2001
University of Alabama At Birmingham
Medical School
1995
Williams College
Undergraduate School
2009
2005
2005
2002
2001
1995

Dr. Alves' Reviews

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Dr. Alves is very caring and knowledgeable. She takes her time with each patient to explain labs, treatment plan, and to make sure you understand what’s going on with your health. I highly recommend her.
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She's just amazing. Very friendly and informative. She's very thourough in her examination and most importantly she wants you to be healthy. Very caring too!
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Locations

San Antonio Kidney Disease Center Physicians Group, PLLC

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Baptist Medical Center

San Antonio, TX

Methodist Hospital

San Antonio, TX