Dr. Winfield Word-Sims, MD

Nephrology  |  
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Age 63
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Dr. Winfield Word-Sims, MD
Dr. Winfield Word-Sims, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Asheville, NC. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Word-Sims is affiliated with Park Ridge Health.

10 McDowell St

Asheville, NC 28801

Contact Information

(828) 258-8545

Dr. Winfield Word-Sims, MD

Dr. Winfield Word-Sims, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Dr. Word-Sims' Experience

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Dr. Word-Sims' 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 Internal Medicine and Nephrology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Goodpasture's 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
  • 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
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Nc Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Word-Sims has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Word-Sims' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Word-Sims to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)
Dr. Word-Sims' 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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Asheville, NC |
Dr. Word-Sims is very professional and smart. He will listen to his patients and give them answers to their questions. He is a real person with a sense of Humor.
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Dr. Word-Sims accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Word-Sims has admitting privileges

Park Ridge Health
100 Hospital Dr
Hendersonville, NC 28792
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