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Dr. Nelson Chu, MD

Nephrology*
4.2 (5)
Map Pin Small Warwick, RI
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38 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Nelson Chu, MD

Dr. Nelson Chu, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Warwick, RI. They specialize in Nephrology, has 38 years of experience. They graduated from Tufts University and is affiliated with The Miriam Hospital and Kent Hospital. Dr. Chu, completed a residency at St Louis University Hospital|St Louis University School Of Med. Patients rated Dr. Chu an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Chu works at Fresenius Medical Care Warwick in Warwick, RI with other offices in Providence, RI. They frequently treat conditions like Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease 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. Chu's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Fresenius Medical Care of Warwick
    2814 Post Rd, Warwick, RI 02886 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (401) 738-4050
  2. 2
    Petteruti Family Practice Inc.
    250 Centerville Rd Bldg E, Warwick, RI 02886 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (401) 739-7380
  3. 3
    Pediatric Dental Care of Rhode Island
    1775 Bald Hill Rd, Warwick, RI 02886 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (401) 823-8420
  4. 4
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    17 Virginia Ave Ste 107, Providence, RI 02905 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (401) 739-7380

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • The Miriam Hospital
  • Kent Hospital

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Nephritis and Nephropathy
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Nephritis and Nephropathy

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

    Specialties*
    • Nephrology

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    Years of Experience
    • 38 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Arabic and German
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    NPI Number
    • 1710969027
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • St Louis University Hospital|St Louis University School Of Med
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Tufts University
    Medical Education

    Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

    Dr. Chu speaks Arabic and German.

    5 patients have reviewed Dr. Chu. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Chu.

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