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Dr. Ranjit K Cheriyan Is this you?

About Dr. Ranjit K Cheriyan

Dr. Ranjit K Cheriyan, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Fairfax, VA. His specialties include Nephrology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Cheriyan is affiliated with Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, Inova Fairfax Hospital and Virginia Hospital Center. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

17 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ranjit K Cheriyan is Great. Dr. Ranjit K Cheriyan has been rated by 17 patients. From those 17 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Ranjit K Cheriyan is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Nova Internal Medicine Associates Pc

3930 Walnut St Ste 101
Fairfax, VA 22030
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Dr. Ranjit K Cheriyan 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

    11 Expertise

  • Kidney Disease
  • Chronic Renal Disease
  • End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
  • Kidney Biopsy
  • Dialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Nephrology
  • Urinalysis
  • Acute Renal Failure (Acute Kidney Failure)
  • Kidney Dialysis (Renal Dialysis)

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Not the same

Get Rebecca Back! Thiis office (Fairfax) is not the same. Dr. Cheriyan is always behind but his admin made up for it polite conversation she remembered me my family little things that made me feel like more than just another patient. But she is gone and it is not the same :(

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Five Stars

i am a patient at his fairfax office.unfortunatly wait time is a litle longer than i would want.But he does spend more than enough time with me; i never get the impression that he is hurring me out of his office. he answers all questions i have including treatment options very patiently.I think his diagnosis is superb.

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35.0 minutes
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A very caring, competent physician

I found Dr. Ranjit Cheriyan very dedicated to providing good quality diagnosis and care. His staff, like him, are courteous and run a very good operation. The waiting time may sometimes be long because he often spends a lot of time with his patients.

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Four Stars

the wait time is very long but he will spend as much time answering your questions as you need before moving on to the next patient. The staff in fairfax are very friendly while the arlington office leaves much to be desired.I only go to fairfax (now).

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Doctor is fine; staff is lacking

I've visited Dr. Cheriyan a half dozen times. I don't even bother to show up until at least an hour after my appointment. I don't know if that is his fault or his staff's fault.Certain members of the staff are very curt to the point of being rude.Dr. Cheriyan is courteous and likable. He is very casual and matter-of-fact. He is conventional and competent.Compared to other nephrologists, he doesn't do a lot of in-depth explaining about the condition or how different treatments work. (in fairness though, I don't have a lot of questions remaining anymore.)

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60.0 minutes
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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

  • Dc General Hospital


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Ranjit K Cheriyan accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna Innovation Health
    • Aetna VA Signature Gold HMO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO POS
    • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS
    • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
    • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry - Bon Secours Tier 2
    • Coventry - Southside Tier 2
    • Coventry Southern Health PPO
    • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Nova Internal Medicine Associates Pc, 3930 Walnut St Ste 101, Fairfax, VA
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