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Dr. Michael Shih, MD

Nephrology*
5.0 (1)
Map Pin Small Leominster, MA
Accepting new patients
24 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Michael Shih, MD

Dr. Michael Shih, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Leominster, MA. They specialize in Nephrology, has 24 years of experience, and is board certified in Nephrology. They graduated from NEW YORK COLLEGE OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE and is affiliated with Athol Memorial Hospital, Heywood Hospital and UMass Memorial Healthalliance-Clinton Hospital, Leominster Campus. Patients rated Dr. Shih an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Shih works at North County Nephrology Associates in Leominster, MA. They frequently treat conditions like Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III and Chronic Kidney Diseases along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna 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. Shih's Office Locations

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    North County Nephrology Associates
    50 Memorial Dr, Leominster, MA 01453 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (978) 466-4535

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Athol Memorial Hospital
  • Heywood Hospital
  • UMass Memorial Healthalliance-Clinton Hospital, Leominster Campus

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Nephritis and Nephropathy
Acute Kidney Failure
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage II
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage IV
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage V
End-Stage Renal Disease
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hypertension
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Proteinuria
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
Vitamin D Deficiency
Acidosis
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Alkalosis
Amyloidosis
Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)
Chronic Glomerulonephritis
Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
Dehydration
Diabetes Insipidus
Gout
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Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hydronephrosis
Hypokalemia
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Kidney Stones
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Nephrotic Syndrome
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Renal Osteodystrophy
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Systemic Vasculitis
Ureteral Stones
Vasculitis
Wegener's Granulomatosis
End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
Kidney Transplant Evaluation
Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
Peritoneal Dialysis
Renal Scan
Ultrasound, Kidney
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    About Dr. Michael Shih, MD

    Specialties*
    • Nephrology

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    Years of Experience
    • 24 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1598747024
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • NEW YORK COLLEGE OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Nephrology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

    Dr. Shih works at North County Nephrology Associates in Leominster, MA. View the full address on Dr. Shih’s profile.

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

    1 patients have reviewed Dr. Shih. 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. Shih.

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