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Dr. John Wigneswaran

Nephrology and Dialysis
26 years experience male

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Thursday: Closed
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Bio

Dr. John Wigneswaran or "Doctor Wig" is a Nephrologist who completed his training at one of the leading national kidney fellowship programs: New York Hospital/Cornell University. Additionally he completed his Internal Medicine training at Brown University in Providence Rhode Island. Dr. Wigneswaran is considered an expert in the use of diuretics and ultrafiltration for patients with congestive heart failure. Additionally he has a keen interest in nutrition and counseling patients with depressed mood and anxiety. Lastly, Dr. Wigneswaran is Vice President of Clinical Affairs at DaVita - a leader kidney care globally/Fortune 400 company - and is completing his MBA at The MIT Sloan School of Management.

Specialties
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Nephrology and Dialysis

Internal Medicine

Licenses

United States: Ohio, Rhode Island

Doctor Q&A

110 Answers
67 Agrees
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A female asked:
Dr. John Wigneswaran
Nephrology and Dialysis 26 years experience
Yes: There are sometimes secretions put forth my the proud even prior to ejaculation. This could cause pregnancy. Check a pregnancy test with your physician to make sure.
A female asked:
Dr. John Wigneswaran
Nephrology and Dialysis 26 years experience
Repeat urinalysis: it may be that the presumed urinary tract infection is not sensitive to your antibiotic. Alternatively one would need to consider another possibility for urinary urgency. I would recheck your urine for infection and make sure culture and sensitivity is done as well.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Wigneswaran
Nephrology and Dialysis 26 years experience
Swelling/balance: There are multiple reasons you mate such symptoms including protein in your urine, thyroid disease, medication reactions etc. Its important you call your physician immediately to understand how acute these things are particularly if accompanied by shortness of breath and chest or calf pain.

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Feb 15, 2015
I heart Dr. Wigneswaran because he has such a big heart and always pays it forward!
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wigneswaran is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wigneswaran is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! It didn't look normal. It's been tested twice since then with little improvement. I'm the only one who's concerned! Thank you!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! thank you ,I keep testing positive for benzo's and do not and have not taken them I am on zoloft though
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you. I will suggest this to my Dr.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Tufts University School of Medicine, MA
Graduated 1995MD

Residency

RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL/BROWN UNIVERSITY

Awards

Medical Sales Training Award- CHF Solutions 2006
Assistant Clinical Professor, Wright State University School of Medicine

Affiliations

Renal Physicians Association
National Kidney Foundation
American Society Of Nephrology
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