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About Dr. Ronald B Ralph

Dr. Ronald B Ralph, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Houston, TX. He has 18 years of experience. His specialties include Nephrology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Ralph has received 5 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

22 Ratings with 8 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ronald B Ralph is Great. Dr. Ronald B Ralph has been rated by 22 patients. From those 22 patients 8 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Ronald B Ralph is 4.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Plaza Nephrology Internal Med

7015 Almeda Rd
Houston, TX 77054
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Specialties

Dr. Ronald B Ralph 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Ronald B Ralph has the following 12 expertise

  • Nutritional Support
  • Dialysis
  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
  • End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
  • Kidney Stones (Kidney Calculi)
  • Kidney Biopsy
  • Hemodialysis
  • Urinalysis
  • Kidney Failure
  • Chronic Renal Disease
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Acute Renal Failure (Acute Kidney Failure)

Dr. Ronald B Ralph has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Ronald B Ralph is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Super Doc

Dr Ralph is a miracle.I was on the verge of losing my legs because of the edema in them.Dr ralph got the swelling out after 2 years.

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Great Doctor; HORRIBLE staff

You'd think a doctor would know that his staff is the front line for patient relations and therefore make a HUGE difference in the patient's experience. However, the staff in Dr. Ralph's office is beyond useless. They don't return phone calls, they mix up information, they lose documentation from the insurance company, and they're downright incompetent. We have stopped seeing Dr. Ralph. His care was great, but the lack of care we received from his staff made it impossible to continue with him.

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Five Stars

He has saved my life on more than one occasion. I have seen many doctors all over the world and he was able to figure out alot of things. He also listens and has a great bedside manner.

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  • Awards

    5 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    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.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area

    Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City

    Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Education

    18 Years Experience

  • University Of Texas Medical Branch School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2000

  • Baylor College Of Medicine

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Ronald B Ralph accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas
    • BCBS TX Blue Advantage HMO
    • BCBS TX BlueChoice
    • BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana HMO
    • Humana HMO Premier
    • Humana National HMO
    • Humana National POS
    • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Plaza Nephrology Internal Med, 7015 Almeda Rd, Houston, TX
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