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Dr. Andre Charest, MD

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Dr. Andre Charest, MD is a Nephrologist in Buffalo, NY. 

Dr. Charest works at Practice in Buffalo, NY. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Charest's Office Locations

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    Erie County Medical Center
    462 Grider St, Buffalo, NY 14215 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (716) 898-4803

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Bertrand Chaffee Hospital
  • Buffalo General Medical Center
  • Catholic Health-St. Joseph Campus
  • Eastern Niagara Hospital Lockport Division
  • ECMC Health Campus
  • Kenmore Mercy Hospital
  • Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
  • Olean General Hospital
  • Sisters of Charity Hospital
  • Strong Memorial Hospital
  • United Memorial Medical Center
  • Wyoming County Community Hospital

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III
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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III

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Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III
Chronic Kidney Diseases
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Acute Kidney Failure
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage IV
End-Stage Renal Disease
Hyperkalemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Nephritis and Nephropathy
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
Vitamin D Deficiency
Alkalosis
Amyloidosis
Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)
Bartter Syndrome
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage I
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage II
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage V
Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
Dehydration
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Goodpasture's Disease
Gout
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Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hydronephrosis
Hypercalcemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Kidney Stones
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Nephrotic Syndrome
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Proteinuria
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Renal Osteodystrophy
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Systemic Vasculitis
Vasculitis
Hemodialysis
Kidney Transplant Evaluation
Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
Plasmapheresis
Renal Scan
Ultrasound, Kidney
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    About Dr. Andre Charest, MD

    Specialties*
    • Nephrology

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1124509278
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    Education & Certifications

    Board Certifications
    • Nephrology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Charest accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

    Dr. Charest has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

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    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Charest, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Charest appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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