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Dr. Joel Bruce, MD

Nephrology*
4.0 (4)
Map Pin Small Charlotte, NC
Accepting new patients
37 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Joel Bruce, MD

Dr. Joel Bruce, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Charlotte, NC. They specialize in Nephrology, has 37 years of experience, and is board certified in Nephrology. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX / NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CAMPUS and is affiliated with Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center, Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center, Atrium Health Pineville, Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center and Novant Health Rowan Medical Center. Dr. Bruce, completed a residency at Wright Patterson Usaf Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Bruce an average 4.0 star rating.

Dr. Bruce works at Metrolina Nephrology Associates in Charlotte, NC with other offices in Fort Mill, SC and Huntersville, NC. They frequently treat conditions like End-Stage Renal Disease along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Cigna and Highmark 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. Bruce's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Metrolina Nephrology Associates
    2711 Randolph Rd Ste 400, Charlotte, NC 28207 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (704) 348-2992
  2. 2
    Fresenius Medical Care of Fort Mill
    535 Rivercrossing Dr, Fort Mill, SC 29715 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (803) 802-2480
  3. 3
    Office
    9800 Kincey Ave Ste 150, Huntersville, NC 28078 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (704) 766-1630
  4. 4
    Charlotte East Dialysis
    5627 Albemarle Rd, Charlotte, NC 28212 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (704) 332-0396
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    Office
    3033 Eastway Dr Ste 201, Charlotte, NC 28205 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (704) 731-6451

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center
  • Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center
  • Atrium Health Pineville
  • Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Novant Health Rowan Medical Center

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End-Stage Renal Disease
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Treatment frequency



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End-Stage Renal Disease
Hyperparathyroidism
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage I
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage IV
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage V
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Hyperkalemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Nephritis and Nephropathy
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Proteinuria
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
Vitamin D Deficiency
Acidosis
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Acute Kidney Failure
Alkalosis
Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Chronic Glomerulonephritis
Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
Cryoglobulinemia
Dehydration
Gout
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Hydronephrosis
Hypercalcemia
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Kidney Stones
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Nephrotic Syndrome
Potassium Deficiency
Renal Osteodystrophy
Systemic Vasculitis
Vasculitis
Hemodialysis
Kidney Transplant Evaluation
Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
Peritoneal Dialysis
Plasmapheresis
Renal Scan
Ultrasound
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    About Dr. Joel Bruce, MD

    Specialties*
    • Nephrology

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    Years of Experience
    • 37 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1154387199
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Wright Patterson Usaf Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Wright Patterson Usaf Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX / NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CAMPUS
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Nephrology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Joel Bruce, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Bruce is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Bruce has seen patients for End-Stage Renal Disease, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Bruce on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    4 patients have reviewed Dr. Bruce. The overall rating for this provider is 4.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Bruce.

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