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Kumar Sharma, MD

Nephrologist / Renal Doctor

Gender: Male
Experience: 15+ years

About Kumar Sharma, MD

Kumar Sharma, MD is a nephrologist / renal doctor, internal medicine doctor, and primary care doctor who practices at Kumar Sharma, MD Practice located at 9500 Gilman Dr # Mc0711 in La Jolla, CA 92093 (San Diego County).

Dr. Kumar Sharma has 15+ years of experience in nephrology / renal medicine.

Education

Kumar Sharma, MD earned a degree of a Doctor of Medicine.

Licenses and Affiliations

Kumar Sharma, MD has been registered with the National Provider Identifier database since July 26, 2006, and his NPI number is 1225052350.

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To schedule an appointment with Dr. Kumar Sharma, please call (858) 822-0870.

Nephrologist / Renal Doctor

Dr. Kumar Sharma is a Nephrologist / Renal Doctor in La Jolla, CA with special training and skill in diagnosing and treating diseases of the kidney. As a Nephrologist / Renal Doctor, Kumar Sharma, MD performs kidney maintenance and treatment of kidney dysfunctions. Nephrology / Renal Medicine is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that studies, diagnoses, and treats kidney dysfunction while preserving optimal kidney health. Significant diseases and conditions treated by Nephrologist / Renal Doctors include acid-base disturbances, glomerular diseases (such as glomerulonephritis or the nephrotic syndrome), tubulointerstitial kidney diseases, tubular defects, vasculitis, autoimmune disease, and the effects of toxins on the kidney. Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by Nephrologist / Renal Doctors include managing hypertension, managing fluids, electrolyte therapy, renal replacement therapy, dialysis, kidney transplantation, plasma exchange, and immunosuppression. Commonly used agents are prednisone, mycophenolate, cyclophosphamide, ciclosporin, tacrolimus, everolimus, thymoglobulin and sirolimus. Newer, so-called biologic drugs or monoclonal antibodies".

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Internal Medicine Doctor

Dr. Kumar Sharma is an Internal Medicine Doctor in La Jolla, CA with special training and skill in the diagnosis, treatment, and care of adults across the spectrum from health to complex illness. Internists specialize in puzzling medical problems and in the ongoing care of chronic illnesses. Internists also specialize in preventing disease by promoting health, and are trained to manage multisystem disease conditions that single-organ-disease specialists may not be trained to address. As an Internal Medicine Doctor, Kumar Sharma, MD performs assessment, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment therapies for diseases and disorders in adult patients. Internal Medicine is a medical specialty focused on study, prevention, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of short and long term multi-organ conditions. Significant diseases and conditions treated by Internal Medicine Doctors include cold and flu, heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, obesity, and chronic lung disease. Internists generally act as personal physicians and often develop long-term relationships with their patients. Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by Internal Medicine Doctors include medical history reviews, physical exams, blood tests, scans, and other diagnostic tests, as well as specialist referrals. Internists may choose to practice only in the hospital, only in an outpatient clinic, or in both.

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Kumar Sharma, MD Practice Locations:

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Kumar Sharma, MD
Nephrologist / Renal Doctor

Kumar Sharma, MD Practice
9500 Gilman Dr # Mc0711
La Jolla, CA 92093

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Kumar Sharma, MD

Kumar Sharma, MD
Nephrologist / Renal Doctor

Kumar Sharma, MD Practice
8300 Floyd Curl Dr Fl 4
San Antonio, TX 78229

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