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About Dr. Astier M Alem

Dr. Astier M Alem, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Kirkland, WA. She has 26 years of experience. Her specialties include Nephrology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Alem has received 2 awards. She speaks English.

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.

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Primary Address

Eastside Nephrology And Hypertension

13030 121st Way NE Ste 102
Kirkland, WA 98034
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Specialties

Dr. Astier M Alem has the following 2 specialties

  • Nephrology

    A nephrologist is a physician who is specially trained to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the kidneys or renal system.
    A nephrologist will determine through urine analysis, blood test, X-ray, sonogram, or kidney biopsy how well the kidneys are functioning and will then prescribe a special diet and exercise program, medication or dialysis - a process by which a machine filters the blood when the kidney is no longer capable of doing so.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • 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

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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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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

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Astier M Alem accepts the following insurance providers.

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • ODS
    • Moda Health First Choice Network
  • Premera
    • Premera Heritage Signature
    • Premera Heritage and Heritage Plus 1
  • Regence Health Plans
    • Regence Evergreen Health Partners
    • Regence WA Preferred Provider Network

Locations & Directions

Eastside Nephrology And Hypertension, 13030 121st Way NE Ste 102, Kirkland, WA

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