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Dr. Larry B Melton Is this you?

Specialties

Dr. Larry B Melton 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.

  • 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.

  • Critical Care Medicine

    Also sometimes referred to as intensivists, critical care specialists are physicians with specialized training in the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions. Some of these conditions affect vital organs like the heart and lungs, those that make breathing difficult or impossible, and those that affect entire organ systems, like the renal system.
    Critical care specialists are typically found in a hospital's intensive care unit where they monitor patients with life-threatening conditions and make determinations as to the best course of treatment.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Regional Top Doctors

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  • Expertise

    10 Expertise

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

    36 Years Experience

  • The University Of Texas School Of Medicine At San Antonio

    Graduated in 1982

  • Beth Israel Medical Center

    Residency

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