Dr. Vishal Ratkalkar, MD

Dr. Vishal Ratkalkar, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 42
Insurances AcceptedSave
Vishal Ratkalkar MD, FACP, FASN believes in empowering his patients with the knowledge of their problems so that they can become active participants in their healthcare. He strongly believes in educating them on all aspects of their disease and the treatment options available. This approach enables patients to make decisions that will complement their lifestyle and needs.

2326 Highway 34 E # 201

Newnan, GA 30265

Contact Information

(678) 664-1545

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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more than 64% of peers
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
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more than 63% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
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more than 60% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ratkalkar "He believes in collaborative care that enables individuals to lead their healthiest lives. Integrating the most recent medical advances combined with compassion and courtesy, are the core values of his practice. 

"By working together with patients, care partners, primary care physicians, and specialists, patients will receive the best care and achieve the best possible health outcomes." -Vishal Ratkalkar"

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Dialysis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Kidney Stones Treatment
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Puncture Aspiration

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Armed Forces Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Raritan Bay Med Ctr-Umdnj Rw Johnson
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Raritan Bay Med Ctr-Umdnj Rw Johnson
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ratkalkar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Marathi
  • Telugu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ratkalkar accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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