Dr. Ahmed Elsharkawi, PHD

NephrologyMaleAge 56

Dr. Elsharkawi
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Nephrology Of The Golden Isles

2040 Dan Proctor Dr Ste 200 Saint Marys, GA 31558

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(912) 262-2723

Dr. Ahmed Elsharkawi, PHD is a Nephrology Specialist in Saint Marys, GA and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Ain Shams University medical school in 1989. He is affiliated with medical facilities Southeast Georgia Health System - Brunswick Campus and Southeast Georgia Health System - Camden. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Elsharkawi to book an appointment.

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No malpractice claims found for Georgia
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Dr. Elsharkawi's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Copper Metabolism Disorders
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • 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 Infection, Chronic
  • 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
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Ultrasound
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Dr. Elsharkawi accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
Blue Choice PPO, EPO-GA
Blue Essential Open Access-GA HMO
Blue Essential Open Access-GA POS
Blue Essential-GA PPO
Blue HRA Blue Choice-GA PPO
Blue HRA Blue Open Access-GA POS
Blue HSA Blue Choice-GA PPO
Blue HSA Blue Open Access-GA POS
Blue Open Access (Select Network)-GA POS
Blue Open Access (Small Grp)-GA POS
Blue Open Access-GA HMO
BlueChoice-GA PPO
Healthy Support Open Access-GA POS
Healthy Support-GA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway Enhanced (Small Grp)-GA
Pathway Guided Access Products-GA HMO
Pathway Guided Access-GA
Pathway Products - Pathway Network-GA HMO
Pathway X (on Exchange)-GA HMO
Pathway X Guided Access-GA
Pathway X Guided Access-GA HMO
Pathway-GA HMO
State Health Network - SHBP-GA
Traditional / Indemnity-GA
Traditional Health Plan-GA
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Kaiser Permanente
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Pyramid Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

Dr. Elsharkawi's Reviews

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3.8

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Outstanding! Dr. "SharK' takes whatever time needed and explains everything. 100% complete trust...
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Rich R. – Apr 11, 2020
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Dr Shark is awesome. His admin staff not so much. Consistantly wait 1.5 to 2.5 hours for apts.He just changed most of his support staff and it's not any better!! I've been a patient over 9 years and they couldnt care less. Very shart and rude in dealing with you. Recently I changed ins providers and forgot my new card. They wouldnt allow me to call in the number or bring it back by. They actually became loud and indignant with me. Very embarrassing. They required me to pay $150 for a cash visit
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Apr 19, 2019
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Dr. ElSharkawi is an awesome doctor. He genuinely cares about his you and always gives me a hug on sight. I've been with him as one of his first patients. He saved my life twice and I will stay with him for LIFE. He is very knowledgeable and what he doesn't know he will get a specialist for you in two seconds flat. You want a great doctor? He is your best choice in the Brunswick area.
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Mar 22, 2019
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I highly recommend him to everyone. Great physician with a fantastic bedside manor.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Kim and Tony in Brunswick, GA – Aug 09, 2018
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He is to busy. He is a good Doctor but you cant get anything done if you don't have an appt. You can forget last minute Rx. Getting a call back is difficult, waiting in the office is insane, having papers signed Good Luck and staff is not patient and refuse to help you unless its on their timeline.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
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Apr 26, 2018
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He was very friendly and made me feel comfortable. He was very thorough in his exam and testing. I have also heard great things from other people I know about him. All the staff was also very nice and helpful.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Kingsland, GA – Jun 29, 2017
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i come in as your parent have been running fever and not feeling well your staff never even checked my temp or anything and when I ask to speak to you I am told have to have appointment for that .also suppose to have blood checked due to illness and cant even get that done correct . I ha cancer and just feel like your staff have no care in the world.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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brunswick ga – May 09, 2017
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Very pleasant and caring Dr
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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LaVada Kendrick in Brunswick, Ga – Apr 20, 2017
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Very friendly and listens well. Waiting time in his office needs improving. Almost a 2 hour wait is horrible. It is sometimes very hard to get anyone to answer the phone.Needs to make sure patient understands when kidneys are getting worse and making sure patients understand why kidneys, work together to improve them if they can be. He asked me did I have any questions but I, and maybe other patients, don't know what to ask.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
7 people found this helpful
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Brunswick, GA – Jan 04, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Ahmed Elsharkawi, PHD is a Nephrology Specialist in Saint Marys, GA and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Ain...Read more

Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

2004
Emory University
Fellowship Hospital
2004
Emory University
Residency Hospital
2002
Emory University
Internship Hospital
1989
Ain Shams University
Medical School
,

Awards

  • BEST RESEARCH IN NEPHROLOGY, NKF, 2007

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What are Dr. Ahmed Elsharkawi, PHD's top areas of care?

Dr. Elsharkawi frequently treats Acidosis, Acute Glomerulonephritis, and Acute Kidney Failure. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Elsharkawi treats.

Where is Dr. Ahmed Elsharkawi, PHD's office located?

Dr. Elsharkawi's office is located at 2040 Dan Proctor Dr Ste 200, Saint Marys, GA 31558. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Nephrology Of The Golden Isles

Nephrology of the Golden Isles2040 Dan Proctor Dr Ste 200 Saint Marys, GA 31558
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Ahmed Elsharkawi MD LLC3025 Shrine Rd Ste 270 Brunswick, GA 31520
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Elsharkawi is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Southeast Georgia Health System - Brunswick Campus

Brunswick, GA

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

Southeast Georgia Health System - Camden

Saint Marys, GA

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average