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Dr. Kenneth Afenya, MD

Map Pin Small Lexington, KY
Accepting new patients
21 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Kenneth Afenya, MD

Dr. Kenneth Afenya, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Lexington, KY. They specialize in Nephrology, has 21 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from University of Ghana Medical School and is affiliated with Frankfort Regional Medical Center, Baptist Health Lexington, Saint Joseph East, Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center and St. Claire Healthcare.

Dr. Afenya works at Lex Kidney Care in Lexington, KY with other offices in Frankfort, KY and Morehead, KY. They frequently treat conditions like Hypokalemia , Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia and Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem 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. Afenya's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Facial Plastic Surgery & Dermatology Pllc
    448 Lewis Hargett Cir Ste 240, Lexington, KY 40503 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (859) 785-3828
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    Baptist Health Medical Group Gastroenterology
    299 Kings Daughters Dr, Frankfort, KY 40601 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (502) 875-5240
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    St Claire Medical Center Inc.
    245 FLEMINGSBURG RD, Morehead, KY 40351 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (606) 780-5500
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    St. Claire Healthcare
    222 Medical Cir, Morehead, KY 40351 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (606) 783-6500

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  • Frankfort Regional Medical Center
  • Baptist Health Lexington
  • Saint Joseph East
  • Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center
  • St. Claire Healthcare

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Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
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Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
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    About Dr. Kenneth Afenya, MD

    • Nephrology

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    Years of Experience
    • 21 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1558593210
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    Education & Certifications

    • University of Kentucky Hospital
    • The Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Medical Education
    • University of Ghana Medical School
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of Ghana
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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