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Dr. Joseph Santos, MD

Nephrology*
4.9 (28)
Map Pin Small Indianapolis, IN
Accepting new patients
25 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Joseph Santos, MD

Dr. Joseph Santos, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Indianapolis, IN. They specialize in Nephrology, has 25 years of experience, and is board certified in Nephrology. They graduated from A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and is affiliated with Franciscan Health Indianapolis, Franciscan Health Mooresville, Columbus Regional Hospital, Johnson Memorial Hospital and Major Hospital. Dr. Santos, completed a residency at Indiana University Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Santos an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Santos works at Indiana Kidney Specialists in Indianapolis, IN. They frequently treat conditions like Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease, Chronic Kidney Diseases and Vitamin D Deficiency along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and have indicated that they accept telehealth appointments. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Santos' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Indiana Kidney Specialists, Main Office Epler
    5510 S East St Ste H, Indianapolis, IN 46227 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (317) 924-8425
  2. 2
    Indiana Kidney Specialists, Parkdale Office
    6820 Parkdale Pl Ste 105, Indianapolis, IN 46254 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (317) 924-8425

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Franciscan Health Indianapolis
  • Franciscan Health Mooresville
  • Columbus Regional Hospital
  • Johnson Memorial Hospital
  • Major Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Vitamin D Deficiency
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease

Treatment frequency



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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Vitamin D Deficiency
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III
Nephritis and Nephropathy
Acute Kidney Failure
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage IV
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Hypokalemia
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Acidosis
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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage II
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage V
End-Stage Renal Disease
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hypertension
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Kidney Stones
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Proteinuria
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
Renal Osteodystrophy
Abdominal Pain
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
ADHD and-or ADD
Alkalosis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Rhinitis
Amyloidosis
Anemia
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Anxiety
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Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
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Atherosclerosis
Back Pain
Bedsores
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Bladder Infection
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bronchiectasis
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Depression (Dysthymia)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Glomerulonephritis
Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage I
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
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Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Dizziness
Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Fever
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Fibromyalgia
Folic Acid Deficiency
Gait Abnormality
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroparesis
Gout
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Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Heartburn
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hip Sprain
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Hydronephrosis
Hyperlipidemia
Hypoglycemia
Hypogonadism
Hypotension
Hypothyroidism
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
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Interstitial Cystitis
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Joint Pain
Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Migraine
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Mood Disorders (Dysthymia and Cyclothymia)
Muscle Cramping
Nasopharyngitis
Nephrotic Syndrome
Neurogenic Bladder
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Obesity
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Orchitis
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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Peptic Ulcer
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pneumonia
Pollen Allergy
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Potassium Deficiency
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Restless Leg Syndrome
Sarcoidosis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Hypertension
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shortness of Breath
Sickle Cell Disease
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Sleep Apnea
Small Kidney
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Goiter
Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
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Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vasculitis
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Vertigo
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Viral Hepatitis
Viral Infection
Vitamin A Deficiency
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Wegener's Granulomatosis
Wheezing
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Yeast Infections
Advance Directive End of Life Planning
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Hemodialysis
Immunization Administration
Kidney Transplant Evaluation
Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
Peritoneal Dialysis
Renal Scan
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Ultrasound
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    4.9
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    Specialties*
    • Nephrology

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    Years of Experience
    • 25 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1801896253
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Ohio State University Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Indiana University Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • St John-Oakland Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Nephrology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Joseph Santos, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Santos is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Santos works at Indiana Kidney Specialists in Indianapolis, IN. View the full address on Dr. Santos’s profile.

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

    28 patients have reviewed Dr. Santos. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Santos.

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