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Dr. Kelly Birdwell, MD

Nephrology*
5.0 (3)
Map Pin Small Nashville, TN
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23 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Kelly Birdwell, MD

Dr. Kelly Birdwell, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Nashville, TN. They specialize in Nephrology, has 23 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from Emory University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Huntsville Hospital, Macon Community Hospital and Onslow Memorial Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Birdwell an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Birdwell works at Practice in Nashville, TN. They frequently treat conditions like Acidosis and Magnesium Metabolism Disorders 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. Birdwell's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Vanderbilt Nephrology
    1301 Medical Center Dr Ste 2501, Nashville, TN 37232 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (615) 322-3353
  2. 2
    Vanderbilt University Transplant Center
    1161 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37232 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (615) 322-6976
  3. 3
    Vanderbilt Hepatology and Liver and Kidney Transplant Center
    1500 21st Ave S Ste 3400, Nashville, TN 37212 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (615) 875-6540
  4. 4
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    1211 MEDICAL CENTER DR, Nashville, TN 37232 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (615) 322-5000

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Huntsville Hospital
  • Macon Community Hospital
  • Onslow Memorial Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Acidosis
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Renal Osteodystrophy

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Acidosis
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Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Renal Osteodystrophy
Acute Kidney Failure
Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage IV
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
Dehydration
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
End-Stage Renal Disease
Hyperkalemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Nephritis and Nephropathy
Nephrotic Syndrome
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Proteinuria
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Vitamin D Deficiency
Acute Kidney Infection
Alkalosis
Amyloidosis
Chronic Glomerulonephritis
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage I
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage II
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage V
Chronic Kidney Infection
Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
Gout
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Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hydronephrosis
Hypercalcemia
Kidney Infection
Kidney Stones
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Systemic Vasculitis
Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
Vasculitis
Hemodialysis
Kidney Transplant Evaluation
Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
Peritoneal Dialysis
Plasmapheresis
Renal Scan
Ultrasound, Kidney
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    About Dr. Kelly Birdwell, MD

    Specialties*
    • Nephrology

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    Years of Experience
    • 23 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1508913302
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Emory University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Nephrology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

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

    Dr. Birdwell has seen patients for Acidosis and Magnesium Metabolism Disorders, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Birdwell on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    3 patients have reviewed Dr. Birdwell. 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. Birdwell.

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