Dr. Vito Rocco, MD

Dr. Vito Rocco, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. Vito Rocco, MD is a nephrology specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1981 and specializes in nephrology, critical care medicine, and more.

2010 Church St Ste 508

Nashville, TN 37203

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Gout
very high
more than 93% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Rocco'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.

3  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hungry Bone Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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7  Procedures

  • Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis Access Catheterization
  • Percutaneous Biopsy of Autologous Kidney
  • Percutaneous Biopsy of Transplanted Kidney
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Plasmapheresis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Calif San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rocco has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rocco's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rocco to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Rocco's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Great doctor! He also looks at your total health, not just the kidneys! I have always been told by other doctors that he is one of the best in town! I know that he really cares, he spends as much time with his patients as is needed. I've never felt I was rushed to end the appt., and totally trust...more
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