Dr. Troy Zabel, MD

Dr. Troy Zabel, MD

NephrologyMaleAge 54

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(303) 327-4700

Dr. Troy Zabel, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Denver, CO. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Swedish Medical Center and Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Zabel to book an appointment.



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(303) 327-4700
950 E Harvard Ave Ste 320 Denver, CO 80210

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    Listens to my concerns and explains in detail everything we discuss. Tremendous ability to diagnose and communicate to his patients. I look forward to my visits with him.
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    Background Check

    No malpractice claims found for Colorado
    No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
    No board actions found for the years we collect data
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    Dr. Zabel's Top Procedures and Conditions

    Treatment Frequency

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Zabel treats Hypertension more than 67% of his peers

    Dr. Zabel treats this condition more than 67% of his peers

    Rating Includes other areas of care:

    • Accelerated Hypertension
    • Dexamethasone Sensitive Hypertension
    • Exertional Hypertension
    • Familial Hypertension
    • High-Risk Hypertension
    • Hypertension in Pheochromocytoma
    • Hypertension, Adrenal Gland-Induced
    • Hypertension, Alcohol-Induced
    • Hypertension, Bilateral Renal Artery Stenosis-Induced
    • Hypertension, Coarctation of the Aorta-Induced
    • Hypertension, Conn Syndrome-Induced
    • Hypertension, Corticosteroid-Induced
    • Hypertension, Cushing's Syndrome-Induced
    • Hypertension, Environment-Induced
    • Hypertension, Hyperaldosteronism-Induced
    • Hypertension, Kidney Disease-Induced
    • Hypertension, Nasal Decongestant-Induced
    • Hypertension, Renal Segmental Hypoplasia-Induced
    • Hypertension, Stress-Induced
    • Hypertensive Hypokalemia Familial
    • Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Isolated Systolic Hypertension
    • Labile Hypertension
    • Neurogenic Hypertension
    • Pediatric Hypertension
    • Portal Hypertension
    • Primary Hypertension
    • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Dexfenfluramine-Induced
    • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Familial
    • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Fenfluramine-Induced
    • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Hypoxic Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Venous Hypertension
    • Renal Hypertension
    • Resistant Hypertension
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension
    • White Coat Hypertension
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    Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Zabel treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 66% of his peers

    Dr. Zabel treats this condition more than 66% of his peers

    Chronic Kidney Diseases

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Zabel treats Chronic Kidney Diseases more than 64% of his peers

    Dr. Zabel treats this condition more than 64% of his peers

    Rating Includes other areas of care:

    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease

    Dr. Zabel's conditions and procedures:

    • Acidosis
    • Acute Glomerulonephritis
    • Acute Kidney Failure
    • Alkalosis
    • 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
    • Gout
    • Hemodialysis
    • Hydronephrosis
    • Hypercalcemia
    • Hyperkalemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypokalemia
    • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
    • Kidney Disease
    • Kidney Hypertrophy
    • 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
    • Purpura
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
    • Renal Osteodystrophy
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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    (303) 327-4700

    Dr. Zabel accepts the following insurance:

    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Balanced Pathway-CO EPO
    Balanced Pathway-CO HMO
    Balanced-CO PPO
    Blue Priority-CO HMO
    Blue Priority-CO PPO
    Bronze Colorado PPO
    Bronze Pathway (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
    Bronze Pathway (Pathway / Small Grp)-CO HMO
    Bronze Pathway w/HSA-CO EPO
    Bronze Pathway X (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
    Bronze Pathway-CO EPO
    Catastrophic (Individual)-CO PPO
    Catastrophic Pathway (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
    Catastrophic Pathway X (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
    CO Pathway (Select Network)-CO
    Colorado College-CO
    Colorado HMO
    Colorado POS
    Colorado PPO
    CSU Fort Collins-CO
    CU Health Plan - Extended-CO
    CU Health Plan - High Deductible/HSA Compatible-CO
    CU Health Plan - Medicare-CO
    Gold Colorado PPO
    Gold Pathway (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
    Gold Pathway (Pathway / Small Grp)-CO HMO
    Gold Pathway w/HSA-CO EPO
    Gold Pathway X (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
    Gold Pathway-CO EPO
    Healthy Blue Priority 1-CO HMO
    Healthy Blue Priority with HSA 1-CO
    Healthy Support 1-CO PPO
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    Indemnity (Traditional)-CO
    Lumenos plans-CO
    Lumenos-CO PPO
    National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
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    Non-HMO- HSA, HRA and HIA+-CO
    Pathway PPO/EPO-CO
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    Platinum Pathway (Pathway / Small Grp)-CO HMO
    Platinum Pathway-CO EPO
    Platinum-CO PPO
    Silver Pathway (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
    Silver Pathway (Pathway / Small Grp)-CO HMO
    Silver Pathway w/HSA-CO EPO
    Silver Pathway X (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
    Silver Pathway-CO EPO
    Silver-CO PPO
    Traditional Network-CO
    University of Colorado Extended PPO
    University of Colorado High Deductible PPO
    University of Colorado Medicare-CO
    WellChoice - C (Select Network)-CO
    WellChoice - C-CO
    WellChoice - H (Select Network)-CO
    WellChoice - H-CO
    WellChoice - U (Select Network)-CO
    WellChoice - U-CO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthyBlue 2.0
    HealthyBlue Advantage
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
    Open Access Plus
    Coventry Health Care
    First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    Choice Care PPO
    Kaiser Permanente
    Principal Financial Group
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

    About Me

    Care Philosophy

    We believe in caring for a person not just treating kidneys.


    Dr. Zabel joined South Denver Nephrology in 2006. With the merger of South Denver Nephrology and Denver Nephrology, he is now a partner in Colorado Kidney...Read more


    • Nephrology

    Board Certifications


    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Colorado
    Residency Hospital


    • English
    • Danish
    • Spanish


    Frequently Asked Questions

    How can I make an appointment with Dr. Troy Zabel, MD?

    Call (303) 327-4700 to make an appointment as a new patient. Click here for more information.

    Is Dr. Troy Zabel, MD accepting new patients?

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    What are Dr. Troy Zabel, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Zabel frequently treats Hypertension, Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease, and Chronic Kidney Diseases. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Zabel treats.

    Where is Dr. Troy Zabel, MD's office located?

    Dr. Zabel's office is located at 950 E Harvard Ave Ste 320, Denver, CO 80210. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    What languages does Dr. Troy Zabel, MD speak?

    Dr. Zabel speaks Spanish, Danish, and English. View profile to see all.

    Does Dr. Troy Zabel, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Zabel has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

    Affiliated Hospitals

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    Swedish Medical Center

    Englewood, CO

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

    • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)
    • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

    Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center

    Denver, CO

    79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

    • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2018)

    Littleton Adventist Hospital

    Littleton, CO

    77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

    Parker Adventist Hospital

    Parker, CO

    70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

    Penrose-St. Francis Health Services

    Colorado Springs, CO

    75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

    • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)

    Porter Adventist Hospital

    Denver, CO

    68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

    • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
    • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
    • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)