Dr. Vinay Sunku, MD

Dr. Vinay Sunku, MD

Nephrology  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Vinay Sunku, MD is a nephrology specialist in Lancaster, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences in 1981 and specializes in nephrology.

43932 15th St W Ste 101

Lancaster, CA 93534

Contact Information

(661) 945-2299

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
high
more than 85% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
high
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Sunku's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

31  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Bronchial Adenoma
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • 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
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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

  • Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Long Island Jewish Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Long Island Jewish Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • State University Of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sunku has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Telugu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sunku's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sunku to family and friends
1 review (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Sunku's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Sunku has been very professional and takes the time to listen. He answers all of my questions in language I can understand. His waiting is large and well lit. Cold water is available. The exam rooms are standard exam rooms. The front and back fiche staff is very friendly and helpful.
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