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Dr. Barbara Bresnahan, MD

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Map Pin Small Milwaukee, WI
Accepting new patients
43 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Barbara Bresnahan, MD

Dr. Barbara Bresnahan, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Milwaukee, WI. They specialize in Nephrology, has 43 years of experience. They graduated from SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY / HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER and is affiliated with Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Ascension Northeast Wisconsin Saint Elizabeth, Rush Oak Park Hospital, Thedacare Regional Medical Center Neenah, Froedtert West Bend Hospital, Thedacare Regional Medical Center Appleton, Ascension All Saints Hospital - Surgical Services - Spring Street Campus, Beloit Memorial Hospital, Froedtert Kenosha Hospital, HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital, ProHealth Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital and UW Health. Dr. Bresnahan, completed a residency at Medical College of Wisconsin. Patients rated Dr. Bresnahan an average 2.0 star rating.

Dr. Bresnahan works at Froedtert & MCW in Milwaukee, WI. They frequently treat conditions like Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease Stage II and Gout along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield 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. Bresnahan's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Medical College of Wisconsin- Nephrology
    9200 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (312) 942-6504
  2. 2
    Pharmacy At Froedtert Hospital Center for Advanced Care
    8900 W DOYNE AVE, Milwaukee, WI 53226 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (414) 805-3100
  3. 3
    Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin Froedtert Hospital
    9200 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (414) 805-3100

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital
  • Ascension Northeast Wisconsin Saint Elizabeth
  • Rush Oak Park Hospital
  • Thedacare Regional Medical Center Neenah
  • Froedtert West Bend Hospital
  • Thedacare Regional Medical Center Appleton
  • Ascension All Saints Hospital - Surgical Services - Spring Street Campus
  • Beloit Memorial Hospital
  • Froedtert Kenosha Hospital
  • HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital
  • ProHealth Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital
  • UW Health

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage II
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Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Nephritis and Nephropathy
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Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage IV
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage V
Chronic Kidney Diseases
End-Stage Renal Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Kidney Stones
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
Vitamin D Deficiency
Acute Glomerulonephritis
Acute Kidney Failure
Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)
Chronic Glomerulonephritis
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage I
Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
Diabetes Insipidus
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Kidney Infection
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Nephrotic Syndrome
Potassium Deficiency
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Renal Osteodystrophy
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Small Kidney
Systemic Vasculitis
Ureteral Stones
Wegener's Granulomatosis
Kidney Transplant Evaluation
Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
Renal Scan
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    About Dr. Barbara Bresnahan, MD

    • Nephrology

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    Years of Experience
    • 43 years of experience
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    • 1073564431
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    Education & Certifications

    • Medical College of Wisconsin
    • Medical College of Wisconsin
    • Medical College of Wisconsin
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    Dr. Barbara Bresnahan, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Bresnahan is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Bresnahan works at Froedtert & MCW in Milwaukee, WI. View the full address on Dr. Bresnahan’s profile.

    Dr. Bresnahan has seen patients for Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease Stage II and Gout, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Bresnahan on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    1 patients have reviewed Dr. Bresnahan. The overall rating for this provider is 2.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Bresnahan.

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