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About Dr. Gene D Forrester
Dr. Gene D Forrester, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Houston, TX, with other offices in Kingwood, TX and Houston, TX (and 1 other location). He has 28 years of experience. His specialties include Nephrology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Forrester is affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center. Dr. Forrester has received 2 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Gene D Forrester has the following 2 specialties
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.
Dr. Gene D Forrester has the following 11 expertise
- Kidney Failure
- Kidney Dialysis (Renal Dialysis)
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
- Chronic Renal Disease
- Acute Renal Failure (Acute Kidney Failure)
- End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Kidney Biopsy
Dr. Gene D Forrester has 2 board certified specialties
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Dr. Gene D Forrester is Board Certified in 2 specialties
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I met Dr. Forrester when I was in the Hospital for a stroke. He is the BEST Doctor I have ever had. Patient, thoughtful. His diagnosis was right on. For years I had been taking a variety of meds - He was the first who saId "we are not just trat the symptoms but the cause". He is a great man.!!! A good man! The best best part of of the having a stroke was being released to his extended care. God Bless Him!!!
Dr. Forrester is, no doubt, the very best doctor I have ever been treated by. For 8 yrs I had been seen by many doctors who were unable to diagnose my condition prior to my meeting Dr. Forrester. I was finally divinely guided into the hands of this very wise doctor who actually took the time to read the medical records I brought him that first visit. He diagnosed me after proper testing, began treating me in 2003, thus saving my life. I do wish Dr. Forrester could be all my doctors, as he is so humble, patient, kind, intelligent and the best listener I've ever met. Never has a doctor spent the time with me that Dr. Forester spends, as he patiently explains what I need to hear, until I 'get it'. His staff is also spectacular and the wait time is minuscule.
On-Time Doctor Award (2015)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2015)
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.
Dr. Forrester is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
28 Years Experience
The University Of Texas School Of Medicine At San Antonio
Graduated in 1990
University Of Texas Health Science Center
Dr. Gene D Forrester accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
Ambetter Superior Health Plan
- Ambetter Superior Health Plan
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS TX BlueChoice
- BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana HMO
- Humana HMO Premier
- Humana Houston HMOx
- Humana National HMO
- Humana National POS
- Humana Preferred PPO
Imagine Health - SmartCare
- Imagine Health SmartCare
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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