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"I saw Dr.
. He had me bring in copies of all my previous blood work tests, as well as the tests he ordered to be taken before my first visit" to him. My impression after my appointment with him is that he is very conscientious and caring. He does not rush his appointments and will answer any questions you have, unlike some of the other doctors I have been to. He took me off two meds he felt were not needed according to my blood work. He said we could resume them if the blood work came up short on the need for them. Made sense to me. Ended up I didn't need them! I'm very glad for many reasons I switched to Dr.

-Jack B.

"I went into a hospital and in the emergency room they gave me an injection I was allergic to and I flat lined a couple of times. Dr.
fought" from another direction and they were right. So, I continued to bet my life on him. He is excellent. I bet my life on the guy and it paid off. He saved my life. The staff is very friendly and I have a conversational relationship with them. The doctor is always having a good time and so am I.

-Gerald S.

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Kidney care

Kidney care, also known as nephrology, is an important aspect of health and should be monitored properly. Your kidneys manage many body functions and organs, keeping your blood clean and chemically balanced.

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Mother, whose child went into renal failure while he was still in the womb, describes the outstanding care her now 8-year-old son has received.

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What do kidneys do? A doctor from the National Kidney Foundation explains and highlights factors that puts someone at risk for kidney disease.

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His office called me twice the week before to ask if they could move up my appointment to start at 3:30. I said I’d try to get there as fast as possible after a work meeting (which subsequently was canceled). So I got down there about 3:15 today and they asked if I was doing any labs. I said not as far as I know. I then asked where I would find the restroom and went. When I
came back, they said I did have lab work to do. A blood test and a urine test. Great – I had no urine anymore! I mentioned to the phlebotomist that blood was OK, although I was not fasting, but someone should have stopped me from the men’s room break for the urine test. The woman said that happens all the time. Odd.
I went in and met with the medical assistant, then sat and waited until around 4:15 (so much for an early appointment). Dr.
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was the kind of doctor who clearly doesn't like it when patients ask questions that are not easy to answer or perhaps challenge his knowledge. I quickly perceived that he and I did not click.
I told him I did not know why I was there. I already knew the genetic test results, knew what the diagnosis was, knew the rarity fo my condition, and understood that patients who have PKD1 are supposed to get kidney failure in their 30s, whereas I was 52 and had perfect-functioning kidneys, albeit with cysts on them. He said I was wrong. He then pulled out a document, opened to a page showing a bell curve chart from a study and showed me that the
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age when PKD1 patients get to end-stage renal failure is 58, not late 30s. He then told me that I "was on track." There's no other way to interpret that -- he meant that I was on track to die from kidney failure at 58. Such a cold-hearted, unsympathetic approach got me rather upset. I remembered that the Genetics Medicine clinic told me that most nephrologists have very little experience with genetics-based kidney diseases; it's mostly hypertension and diabetes-related kidney issues, and for what I have, they may never see that in their entire careers. So I asked him out him how many of the patients in his quoted study had the very rare genetic anomaly (a missing
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, not a mutation) that I do. He literally just stared at me, smirked, and said "It doesn't matter." Not a good answer. I then asked him how many patients in his career had he seen that were PKD1 patients with a deleted
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. Again, I got a smirk and "It doesn't matter". That's what a doctor says when they are afraid of being discovered that they don't know the answer.
This was without a doubt the worst, most unprofessional doctor visit I've had in my life. It was a complete waste of my time, as subsequent developments have revealed he did not know what he was talking about, yet he smugly gave me such terrible news with all certainty. All because I had the temerity to ask him questions and advocate for my own healthcare. I will not return to this doctor, nor would I ever advise anyone who is intelligent and asks questions of their healthcare providers to do so. You will not be well-received by this doctor. His ego evidently will not stand for that.

He walked into room with entourage and did not bother to introduce himself to either my wife or myself. Started telling everyone that my wife's body was shutting down and she was not going to survive. At the time my wife was alert and could hear everything he was saying. This came as a complete shock as we though things were going ok. This doctor must have skip the medical school class on bedside manner. He did come back a few days later by himself and was much more compasionate in explaining what was happening. By then, my wife was not conscience. Dr.
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explaination for his conduct was that he likes to be direct. However, if you have been told that everything is progressing well to have someone blurt out that your body is shutting down does not seem like a great way to handle this delicate situation. Maybe it would be better to talk to the family member who is responsible for health decisions first away from the patient to see what he/she has been told.

I have been visiting for about 2 years. They are conveniently located. The doctor is personable and nice. The entire staff is also friendly. It is easy to schedule an appointment.
- Bruce J.

She is really good. I go to her bi-monthly. I have been going to her for about six years now. She makes sure that everything is going right and she keeps everything updated. I am on the transplant list for three hospitals. Shes personable and takes time to talk to me. She cares about her patients. This is a traumatic experience. She is busy and I am not late for an appointment. The staff is excellent. I get my time.
- Barbara C.

He has come up with a neat way of handling things. He has me come in a week before the office visit so I can get lab work done. That way when I go in, he has my test results and I am usually out within 20 minutes.
- Sandra G.

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has a wonderful bedside manner, he explains everything thoroughly, and he calls us back almost immediately. Furthermore, I credit him with saving me from some very serious kidney problems.
- Jackie B.

I go there once a month to get lab work done and to see the physician. They have excellent service and any problems I have they are prompt to talk me through the situation and I can call them anytime.
- Rita H.

My experience was good. He is a great doctor. His professionalism is good. I was using his actual partner in the same practice and his partner died. He was an excellent doctor. I won’t leave him.
- Andrea K.

Kidney Doctors in Kansas City, KS

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Diederich, Dr. Dennis A

3901 Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City

Franz Winklhofer MD

3901 Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City

Haideri, Dr. Hussain

2040 Hutton Rd
Kansas City

Heartland Primary Care

2040 Hutton Rd
Kansas City

Kindred Hospital

8701 Troost Ave

Liberty Hospital

2525 Glenn Hendren Drive

Mccarthy, Dr. Ellen

3901 Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City

Muther, Dr. Richard S.

6530 Troost Ave

Nangia, Dr. Ajay K.

2301 Holmes St

Nephrology Associates

5701 State Ave
Kansas City

Sunflower Medical Group

8800 W 75th St Ste 300
Overland Park

Sunflower Medical Group- Mission

5555 W 58th St

University of Kansas

3901 Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City

Wood, Dr. Barry C.

4320 Wornall Rd

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