Dr. Whitson Etheridge Jr, MD

Dr. Whitson Etheridge Jr, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
Dr. Whitson Etheridge Jr, MD is a nephrology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1971 and specializes in nephrology.

6624 Fannin St Ste 2200

Houston, TX 77030

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
End-Stage Renal Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
more than 81% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

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

45  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • 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
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Dysplasia
  • Kidney Failure
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis


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6  Procedures

  • Biopsy
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Baylor University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Breckenridge Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • University of Utah
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • University of Utah
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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