Dr. Wayne Kotzker, MD

Dr. Wayne Kotzker, MD

Nephrology | Male | 48 years old

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WHY CHOOSE US: We attend all major Broward and Palm Beach Hospitals IVY league well trained professionals Engaged in research and Clinical professors up to date on cutting edge medicine. Accept all insurances Most flexible schedule Immediate urgent care appointment available Also have access to all hospital charts database in case you are ever hospitalized REHC was founded in 2000. We are a team of certified nephrologists – specialists in the kidney providing treatment of difficult-to-control high blood pressure, electrolyte disorders, dialysis (including home dialysis), and transplantation. Our big goal is the best patient satisfaction and comprehensive nephrology care while improving quality and safety, supporting the patient care continuum through information and technology and aligning payment and costs. We can provide optimal care for each particular case and give our patients the absolute best opportunity for a healthy, successful recover.Read more

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Experience and leading positions: Dr. Kotzker was the second physician in REHC group. He knew from day 1 that this...Read more

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Dr. Kotzker says...

Experience and leading positions:

Dr. Kotzker was the second physician in REHC group. He knew from day 1 that this would be a strong practice that would grow and meet the needs of its patients.

 

Previous practice: Shaarei Tzeddek Medica Center in Jerusalem, Israel. -Medical Director

Dialysis Services, Boca Raton Regional Hospital and Davita West Boynton Beach center.

Member of IT Physician Adv. Board- DaVita Health Care Partner/Physician Think Tank for DaVita.Associate Professor of Medicine: Nova Southeastern, Florida International University and Charles E. Schmidt School of Medicine FAU.

 

Clinical Interests

Dr. Kotzker enjoys taking care of patients. He is interested in all aspects of Nephrology care, including Chronic Kidney Disease, Hypertension, Acute Kidney Injury, Diabetic Nephropathy, Dialysis, Transplantation and Glomerulonephritis.

Dr. Kotzker's Care Philosophy

WHY CHOOSE US:

  • We attend all major Broward and Palm Beach Hospitals
  • IVY league well trained professionals 
  • Engaged in research and Clinical professors up to date on cutting edge medicine.
  • Accept all insurances
  • Most flexible schedule 
  • Immediate urgent care appointment available 
  • Also have access to all hospital charts database in case you are ever hospitalized

REHC was founded in 2000. We are a team of certified nephrologists – specialists in the kidney providing treatment of difficult-to-control high blood pressure, electrolyte disorders, dialysis (including home dialysis), and transplantation.

Our big goal is the best patient satisfaction and comprehensive nephrology care while improving quality and safety, supporting the patient care continuum through information and technology and aligning payment and costs.

We can provide optimal care for each particular case and give our patients the absolute best opportunity for a healthy, successful recover.

Dr. Kotzker's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Nephrology
  •  Board certified in Nephrology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Nephrology

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • 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
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • 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
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    Umdj-Rw Johnson U Hosp

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    Umdj-Rw Johnson U Hosp

    Completed in 1997

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1999

  • Undergraduate School
    Brandeis U

    Graduated in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Nephrology

Procedures Performed

  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Dialysis
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis Vascular Access Creation
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Kidney Stones Treatment
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Renal Biopsy