About Dr. Astier M Alem

Dr. Astier M Alem, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Kirkland, WA, with other offices in Kirkland, WA and Kirkland, WA (and 1 other location). She has 26 years of experience. Her specialties include Nephrology and Internal Medicine. She speaks English.

Dr. Alem has received 2 awards.

Rating Overview

10 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Astier M Alem is Great. Dr. Astier M Alem has been rated by 10 patients. From those 10 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Astier M Alem is 3.8 of 5.0 stars.

Locations

Dr. Astier M Alem has 4 locations

get directions EASTSIDE NEPHROLOGY AND HYPERTENSION
13030 121st Way NE Ste 102
Kirkland, WA 98034
get directions Kimberly C Otis Nd
11903 NE 128th St Ste B
Kirkland, WA 98034
get directions Northwest Kidney Centers
11327 NE 120th St
Kirkland, WA 98034
get directions Eastside Nephrology & Hypertension
11903 NE 128th St Ste B
Kirkland, WA 98034

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Specialties

Dr. Astier M Alem has the following 2 specialties

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Astier M Alem has the following 10 expertise

  • Chronic Renal Disease
  • Dialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Kidney Disease
  • Urinalysis
  • Kidney Biopsy
  • End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
  • Nephrology
  • Hemodialysis

Board Certifications

Dr. Astier M Alem is Board Certified in 1 specialty

See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.

Reviews

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Poor in urgent situations.

Fine with routine visits. Very poor response to urgent phone messages or situations. One office staff member rigid, even rude. When I changed doctors, it took 6 weeks to get copy of my medical records and that was after written request and two written reminders of request. HIPPA requires records be provided In 30 days.

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Avoid this doctor

Fails to return calls from dialysis centers asking for her help and provisions. Crappy relationship with patients.

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40.0 minutes
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Top Notch

very good doctor she explains things in a way you can understand and cares about her patients

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Five Stars

fantastic doctor

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2014, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Education

    26 Years Experience

  • Oregon Health & Science University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1992

  • Yale University School Of Medicine

    Residency

  • Dr. Astier M Alem Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Regence Health Plans
    • Regence Evergreen Health Partners
    • Regence WA Preferred Provider Network

Locations & Directions

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