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Dr. Dirk Hentschel, MD

Nephrology*
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26 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Dirk Hentschel, MD

Dr. Dirk Hentschel, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Boston, MA. They specialize in Nephrology, has 26 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from VRIJE UNIVERSITY BRUSSEL / FACULTY OF MEDICINE AND PHARMACY and is affiliated with Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Hentschel an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Hentschel works at Practice in Boston, MA with other offices in Jamaica Plain, MA. They frequently treat conditions like End-Stage Renal Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease Stage V and Chronic Kidney Diseases along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Hentschel's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Brigham and Women's Hospital
    75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (617) 732-5500
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  2. 2
    Office
    4 Blackfan Cir, Boston, MA 02115 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (617) 525-5968
  3. 3
    Office
    70 FRANCIS ST, Boston, MA 02115 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (617) 983-7000
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    Office
    1153 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (617) 983-7260

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  • Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

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End-Stage Renal Disease
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage V
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Acidosis
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All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage IV
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Hyperkalemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Nephritis and Nephropathy
Venous Compression
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Immunization Administration
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Kidney Failure
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Alkalosis
Asphyxia and Hypoxemia
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage II
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III
Constipation
Dehydration
Gout
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Hydronephrosis
Hypercalcemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hypokalemia
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Joint Pain
Kidney Stones
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Spasm
Nephrotic Syndrome
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Potassium Deficiency
Proteinuria
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
Secondary Hypertension
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Thrush
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Tobacco Use Disorder
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Vitamin D Deficiency
Hemodialysis
Kidney Transplant Evaluation
Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
Plasmapheresis
Renal Scan
Ultrasound
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    About Dr. Dirk Hentschel, MD

    Specialties*
    • Nephrology

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    Years of Experience
    • 26 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, German
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    NPI Number
    • 1093771495
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • VRIJE UNIVERSITY BRUSSEL / FACULTY OF MEDICINE AND PHARMACY
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Nephrology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Hentschel has seen patients for End-Stage Renal Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease Stage V and Chronic Kidney Diseases, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Hentschel on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    1 patients have reviewed Dr. Hentschel. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Hentschel.

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