Dr. Fred McCurdy

Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Corpus Christi, TX
44 years experience male

About

Bio

Fredrick A. McCurdy, MD, PhD, MBA, FAAP, FACPE is currently the Medical Director for Star Kids at the Driscoll Health Planin Corpus Christi, Texas. Prior to accepting this position, Dr. McCurdy spent 40 years in academic medicine in a variety of positions to include Associate Dean, Assistant Dean, Pediatric Department Chairman as well as Pediatric Residency Program Director. He is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Nephrology. He is also board certified as a Physician Executive. Dr. McCurdy completed both his MD and PhD degrees simultaneously in 1976 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He completed his MBA in 2001 at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Specialties
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Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis

Pediatrics

Licenses

United States: Texas

Doctor Q&A

255 Answers
507 Agrees
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Treating UTI: If you have an infection in your urinary tract and ignore it, then serious things can happen. I strongly recommend getting into see you doctor and ge ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Treating ARF: When used correctly and the underlying reason is also treated correctly, you cannot beat the combination of medical management of ARF along with prude ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Kidney stone: You need to see your doctor. Stones are tricky and unpredictable. They can also have serious complications so get an appointment with your doctor ve ... Read More
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Dec 18, 2013
Dr McCurdy is clearly incredibly knowledgeable about Nephrology. The information he provides is accurate, understandable and done in a compassionate manner. He is providing an invaluable service to th...Read More
Sep 15, 2013
It's great having you help all of us understand some complex issues. Thank you for being apart of this community of patients and doctors. I enjoy reading your advice!
May 30, 2015
Your dedication and commitment to providing quality health consultation on HealthTap is greatly admired and a true benefit to your patients. Keep up the good work.
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) he was born with severe hydronephrosis hospitalized n failure 2 thrive
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks for not focusing on the worst possibilities.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you for your help..

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Nebraska College of Medicine, NE
Graduated 1976MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Nebraska Medical Center, NE
Graduated 1976MD

Residency

Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center

Awards

AOA
Upjohn Award

Affiliations

FAAP, FACPE, APA, Sigma Xi,
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