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About Dr. Ismo Kaariainen

Dr. Ismo Kaariainen, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Hickory, NC. He has 18 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine, Hospitalist and Nephrology. Dr. Kaariainen is affiliated with Frye Regional Medical Center, Catawba Valley Medical Center and Grace Hospital. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

2 Ratings with 1 Comment

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ismo Kaariainen is Good. Dr. Ismo Kaariainen has been rated by 2 patients. From those 2 patients 1 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Ismo Kaariainen is 3.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Ismo Mikael Kaariainen MD

321 41st Avenue Pl NW
Hickory, NC 28601
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Dr. Ismo Kaariainen has the following 3 specialties

  • 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.

  • Hospitalist

    Hospitalists are physicians who specialize in the care of patients in the hospital. The majority of hospitalists are board-certified internists and have completed the same training as other internal medicine doctors including medical school, residency and board certification examination.
    Hospitalist activities include patient care, teaching, research, and leadership related to hospital care. They have more expertise in caring for complicated hospitalized patients on a daily basis since, unlike other specialists or primary care doctors, they spend most of their day in the hospital.
    They often coordinate the care of their patients and act as the central point of communication among the different doctors and nurses involved in the patient's care. They are also the main physician for family members to contact for updates on a loved one.

  • 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.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Kaariainen is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Frye Regional Medical Center
  • Catawba Valley Medical Center
  • Grace Hospital
  • Education

    18 Years Experience

  • Indiana University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1995

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Ismo Kaariainen accepts the following insurance providers.

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Locations & Directions

Ismo Mikael Kaariainen MD, 321 41st Avenue Pl NW, Hickory, NC
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