Dr. Thomas Wheeler, MD

Nephrology •  Male • Age 44
  
Dr. Wheeler
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Columbia Nephrology Assosciates

121 Park Central Dr Ste 200 Columbia, SC 29203

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(803) 252-9907

Dr. Thomas Wheeler, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Columbia, SC and has over 17 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Wheeler has more experience with Nephrological Conditions than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Alabama At Birmingham medical school in 2003. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Lexington Medical Center and Prisma Health Baptist Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Wheeler to book an appointment.


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(803) 252-9907

Dr. Wheeler accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
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Practice Areas

Nephrological Conditions

Nephrological conditions specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the kidneys, including chronic kidney disease, kidney injury, kidney stones, and lupus nephritis.Compare with other Nephrological Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 70% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Acidosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wheeler treats Acidosis more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Wheeler treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wheeler treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Wheeler treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Acute Kidney Failure
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wheeler treats Acute Kidney Failure more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Wheeler treats this condition more than 86% of their peers

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Dr. Wheeler's 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 Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • 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 Infection, Chronic
  • 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
  • Proteinuria
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Dr. Wheeler's Reviews

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5.0

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Biography

Dr. Thomas Wheeler, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Columbia, SC and has over 17 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Wheeler has more experience with Nephrological Conditions than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Universi...Read more

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

2008
University of Alabama Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
2006
University of Alabama Hosp
Residency Hospital
2004
University of Alabama Hosp
Internship Hospital
2003
University of Alabama At Birmingham
Medical School
1999
Birmingham Southern College
Undergraduate School

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Locations

Columbia Nephrology Assosciates

Columbia Nephrology Assosciates121 Park Central Dr Ste 200 Columbia, SC 29203
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Lexington Medical Center

West Columbia, SC

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

Prisma Health Baptist Hospital

Columbia, SC

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

Prisma Health Richland Hospital

Columbia, SC

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

Providence Health

Columbia, SC

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average