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About Dr. John Buerkert

Dr. John Buerkert, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Columbia, SC. He has 45 years of experience. His specialties include Nephrology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Buerkert is affiliated with Palmetto Health Richland Memorial Hospital, Providence Hospital Northeast and Palmetto Baptist. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

Columbia Nephrology Associates

121 Park Central Dr
Columbia, SC 29203
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Dr. John Buerkert 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.

  • Expertise

    8 Expertise

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

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Providence Hospital Northeast
  • Palmetto Baptist
  • Providence Hospital
  • Palmetto Baptist Med Center Easley
  • Palmetto Health Baptist
  • Education

    45 Years Experience

  • Medical College Of Wisconsin

    Graduated in 1968

  • Barnes Jewish Hospital


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. John Buerkert accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
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Locations & Directions

Columbia Nephrology Associates, 121 Park Central Dr, Columbia, SC
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