Dr. Rajesh Boorgu

Nephrology and Dialysis
Florence, AL
26 years experience male

Locations

Office

Florence, AL

Address

422 E Dr Hicks Blvd, Florence, AL
Directions

Practice website

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Alabama

Shoals Kidney and Hypertension Center

Florence, AL

About

Bio

I am a full time practicing nephrologist with board certifications in Nephrology, Internal Medicine, and American Society of Hypertension. I believe in delivering commpassionate care and good communication.

Specialties
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Nephrology and Dialysis

Licenses

United States: Alabama, Tennessee

Languages spoken

Telugu

Doctor Q&A

265 Answers
235 Agrees
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
26 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Rarely: although it is uncommon one can have her reduced level of kidney function with normal blood and urine test. This is most common in older patients with ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
26 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Possible: Although you have not given much information, the presence of a salty sweat is characteristic of cystic fibrosis. Other symptoms include poor weight g ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
26 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Hormone: Aldosterone is a steroid hormone (mineralocorticoid family) produced by the outer section (zona glomerulosa) of the adrenal cortex in the adrenal glan ... Read More
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2 thanks

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Dr.Boorgu gives very helpful and knowledgeable advice. Healthtap patients are lucky to have him.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Boorgu is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Boorgu is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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All test done kidneys 100% my son is 11and blood and protein still recurring. Never any infection. He is very unwell when this happens. ?
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Cool! I was looking for info on this subject. You explained it well.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Will. It cause dependant edema of the feet?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, IL
Graduated 1994MD

Awards

Fellow of American Society of Nephrology
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