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Dr. Krishna Sankaran, MD

Nephrology*
5.0 (4)
Map Pin Small Rockford, IL
Accepting new patients
37 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Krishna Sankaran, MD

Dr. Krishna Sankaran, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Rockford, IL. They specialize in Nephrology, has 37 years of experience. They graduated from University of Illinois College of Medicine and is affiliated with OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center and UW Health. Patients rated Dr. Sankaran an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Sankaran works at Practice in Rockford, IL with other offices in Beloit, WI and Sycamore, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease, Chronic Kidney Diseases and Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III 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. Sankaran's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Nephrology Associates of Northern Illinois Ltd
    612 Roxbury Rd, Rockford, IL 61107 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (815) 227-8300
  2. 2
    Beloit Memorial Hospital
    1969 W Hart Rd, Beloit, WI 53511 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (815) 227-8300
  3. 3
    Rockford Dialysis
    3339 N Rockton Ave, Rockford, IL 61103 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (815) 227-8300
  4. 4
    Sycamore Dialysis
    2200 Gateway Dr, Sycamore, IL 60178 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (815) 227-8300

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  • OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center
  • UW Health

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage IV
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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Chronic Kidney Disease Stage II
Hyperparathyroidism
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Acute Kidney Failure
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End-Stage Renal Disease
Gout
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Hypercalcemia
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Hypertension
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
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Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
Vitamin D Deficiency
Acute Glomerulonephritis
Acute Kidney Infection
Alkalosis
Amyloidosis
Autoimmune Diseases
Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)
Chronic Glomerulonephritis
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage I
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage V
Chronic Kidney Infection
Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
Cryoglobulinemia
Goodpasture's Disease
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hydronephrosis
Kidney Disease
Kidney Infection
Kidney Stones
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus
Nephrotic Syndrome
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Renal Osteodystrophy
Rhabdomyolysis
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Systemic Vasculitis
Tuberous Sclerosis
Ureteral Stones
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Wegener's Granulomatosis
End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
Hemodialysis
Kidney Transplant Evaluation
Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
Peritoneal Dialysis
Renal Scan
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    About Dr. Krishna Sankaran, 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
    • 1558353631
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Northwestern University Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Medical Education
    • University of Illinois College of Medicine
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    Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

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

    4 patients have reviewed Dr. Sankaran. 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. Sankaran.

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