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Dr. Jack Cortese, MD

Nephrology*
3.4 (5)
Map Pin Small Corpus Christi, TX
Accepting new patients
43 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Jack Cortese, MD

Dr. Jack Cortese, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Corpus Christi, TX. They specialize in Nephrology, has 43 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from EAST TEXAS BAPTIST UNIVERSITY and is affiliated with Corpus Christi Medical Center - Bay Area. Dr. Cortese, completed a residency at Baylor University Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Cortese an average 3.4 star rating.

Dr. Cortese works at Dr. Jack Cortese, MD in Corpus Christi, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem 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.

Dr. Cortese's Office Locations

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    Dr. Jack Cortese, MD
    1521 S Staples St Ste 603, Corpus Christi, TX 78404 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Nephritis and Nephropathy
Vitamin D Deficiency
Acidosis
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Acute Kidney Failure
Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)
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Hyperkalemia
Hyperparathyroidism
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Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
Renal Osteodystrophy
Chronic Glomerulonephritis
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage I
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage IV
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage V
Chronic Nephritic Syndrome
Dehydration
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hydronephrosis
Hypercalcemia
Hypertension
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Kidney Infection
Kidney Stones
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Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Nephrotic Syndrome
Potassium Deficiency
Proteinuria
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
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Kidney Transplant Evaluation
Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
Peritoneal Dialysis
Plasmapheresis
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    About Dr. Jack Cortese, MD

    Specialties*
    • Nephrology

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    Years of Experience
    • 43 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1659374577
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University TX
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Baylor University Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Los Angeles County Harbor - UCLA Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • EAST TEXAS BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Nephrology
    Board Certifications
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    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Hospital Affiliations

    • Corpus Christi Medical Center - Bay Area

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Jack Cortese, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Cortese is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Cortese works at Dr. Jack Cortese, MD in Corpus Christi, TX. View the full address on Dr. Cortese’s profile.

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

    5 patients have reviewed Dr. Cortese. The overall rating for this provider is 3.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Cortese.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Cortese, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Cortese 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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