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Dr. Arnold Barz, MD

Nephrology*
4.5 (8)
Map Pin Small Shreveport, LA
Accepting new patients
27 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Arnold Barz, MD

Dr. Arnold Barz, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Shreveport, LA. They specialize in Nephrology, has 27 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY / ALEXANDRIA CAMPUS and is affiliated with Willis-Knighton Medical Center, Christus Coushatta Health Care Center, Desoto Regional Health System, Highland Medical Center and Minden Medical Center. Dr. Barz, completed a residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center At New Orl. Patients rated Dr. Barz an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Barz works at Practice in Shreveport, LA with other offices in Bossier City, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Chronic Kidney Diseases, Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III and Acute Kidney Failure along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Barz's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Northwest Louisiana Nephrology LLC
    1800 Buckner St Ste C120, Shreveport, LA 71101 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (318) 227-8899
  2. 2
    Wk Bossier Health Center
    2400 Hospital Dr, Bossier City, LA 71111 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (318) 212-7000
  3. 3
    Bossier Regional Dialysis Center
    2907 Plantation Dr, Bossier City, LA 71111 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (318) 746-8440
  4. 4
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    2501 Greenwood Rd, Shreveport, LA 71103 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (318) 631-1584

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Willis-Knighton Medical Center
  • Christus Coushatta Health Care Center
  • Desoto Regional Health System
  • Highland Medical Center
  • Minden Medical Center

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Chronic Kidney Diseases
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Chronic Kidney Disease Stage II
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Hyperparathyroidism
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Hypokalemia
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Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Nausea
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Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
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Vitamin D Deficiency
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Nephrotic Syndrome
Immunization Administration
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Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)
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Chronic Kidney Disease Stage I
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage V
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End-Stage Renal Disease
Fever
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Gout
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Hypertension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Joint Pain
Kidney Stones
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Tobacco Use Disorder
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Hemodialysis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Glomerulonephritis
Acute Kidney Infection
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Adult Failure to Thrive
Alkalosis
Amyloidosis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Asphyxia and Hypoxemia
Bartter Syndrome
Chronic Glomerulonephritis
Chronic Nephritic Syndrome
Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
Constipation
Cryoglobulinemia
Diabetes Insipidus
Foot Infection
Goodpasture's Disease
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Histoplasmosis
Hydronephrosis
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Kidney Hypertrophy
Kidney Infection
Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
Leukocytopenia
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Pharyngitis
Potassium Deficiency
Pyonephrosis
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Renal Osteodystrophy
Rhabdomyolysis
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Shortness of Breath
Small Kidney
Systemic Vasculitis
Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
Ureteral Stones
Urinary Incontinence
Vasculitis
Venous Compression
Wegener's Granulomatosis
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Kidney Transplant Evaluation
Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
Peritoneal Dialysis
Renal Scan
Ultrasound
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    About Dr. Arnold Barz, MD

    Specialties*
    • Nephrology

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    Years of Experience
    • 27 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1710972559
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center At New Orl
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY / ALEXANDRIA CAMPUS
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Nephrology
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    Dr. Barz has seen patients for Chronic Kidney Diseases, Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III and Acute Kidney Failure, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Barz on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    8 patients have reviewed Dr. Barz. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Barz.

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