Dr. Venugopal Govindappa, MD

NephrologyMaleAge 46

Dr. Govindappa

Pee Dee Nephrology

1100 E Cheves St Florence, SC 29506

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Dr. Venugopal Govindappa, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Florence, SC. Dr. Govindappa has more experience with Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center and McLeod Health Darlington. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Govindappa to book an appointment.

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Dr. Govindappa is affiliated with McLeod Regional Medical Center Florence, a highly rated hospital.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Govindappa

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Govindappa treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Govindappa treats other conditions, please contact the office at (843) 679-6694.

Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy

Glomerulonephritis and nephropathy are types of kidney disease caused by damage to the small blood vessels that filter the blood, either from long-term diabetes or other conditions such as lupus.Compare with other Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy specialists.

Dr. Govindappa is experienced in the area of Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Dr. Govindappa's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Congenital Renal Dysplasia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Transplant Evaluation
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Renal Scan
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Ultrasound, Renal
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Dr. Govindappa accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Superior Health Plan
National (BlueCard) PPO
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CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
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Cigna PPO
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Dr. Venugopal Govindappa, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Florence, SC. Dr. Govindappa has more experience with Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy than...Read more


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What are Dr. Venugopal Govindappa, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Govindappa frequently treats Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy. See all practice areas where Dr. Govindappa specializes.

Where is Dr. Venugopal Govindappa, MD's office located?

Dr. Govindappa's office is located at 1100 E Cheves St, Florence, SC 29506. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Pee Dee Nephrology

Pee Dee Nephrology1100 E Cheves St Florence, SC 29506

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Govindappa is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center

Hartsville, SC

69% Patient Experience Rating, Equal to the national average

1 Award Received

McLeod Health Darlington

Darlington, SC

McLeod Health Dillon

Dillon, SC

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

McLeod Regional Medical Center

Florence, SC

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)

MUSC Health Kershaw Medical Center

Mullins, SC

65% Patient Experience Rating, 4% lower than the national average

MUSC Health Marion Medical Center

Florence, SC

70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

1 Award Received