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Dr. Rene Mackay, MD

Nephrology*
4.2 (5)
Map Pin Small Watkinsville, GA
Accepting new patients
29 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Rene Mackay, MD

Dr. Rene Mackay, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Watkinsville, GA. They specialize in Nephrology, has 29 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Honduras, Facultad De Ciencias Medicas and is affiliated with Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center, Piedmont Newton Hospital, Piedmont Walton Hospital, Saint Mary's Hospital, St Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital and St. Mary's Sacred Heart Hospital. Dr. Mackay, completed a residency at Metropolitan Hospitalcenter/New York Medical College. Patients rated Dr. Mackay an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Mackay works at Practice in Watkinsville, GA with other offices in Athens, GA. They frequently treat conditions like Nephritis and Nephropathy, Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease and Chronic Kidney Diseases along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and 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. Mackay's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Jennings Mill Drug Company
    1360 Caduceus Way Bldg 400, Watkinsville, GA 30677 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (706) 850-8135
  2. 2
    Athens West Dialysis
    1747 Langford Dr Bldg 500, Watkinsville, GA 30677 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (706) 583-1785
  3. 3
    Office
    2026 S Milledge Ave, Athens, GA 30605 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (706) 549-3082

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center
  • Piedmont Newton Hospital
  • Piedmont Walton Hospital
  • Saint Mary's Hospital
  • St Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital
  • St. Mary's Sacred Heart Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Nephritis and Nephropathy
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Nephritis and Nephropathy
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage II
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Hyperkalemia
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Nausea
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Acute Kidney Failure
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage IV
Hypertension
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vitamin D Deficiency
Acidosis
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Alkalosis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage V
End-Stage Renal Disease
Fever
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Gout
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Hydronephrosis
Hypercalcemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Kidney Stones
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Proteinuria
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
Secondary Hypertension
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Immunization Administration
Abdominal Pain
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Amyloidosis
Anemia
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Anxiety
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Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asphyxia and Hypoxemia
Asthma
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Atherosclerosis
Atrophic Vaginitis
Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)
Back Pain
Bedsores
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Bladder Infection
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bronchitis
Burn Injuries
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chronic Glomerulonephritis
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage I
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
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Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Diabetes
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Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Dialysis-Related Amyloidosis
Diarrhea
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Difficult-to-Control Hypertension
Difficulty With Walking
Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
Electrolyte Disorders
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Essential Tremor
Folic Acid Deficiency
Gait Abnormality
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroparesis
Glomerulonephritis
Goodpasture's Disease
Headache
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Heart Disease
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Hyperlipidemia
Hypoglycemia
Hypogonadism
Hypotension
Hypothyroidism
Indigestion
Influenza (Flu)
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Itchy Skin
Joint Pain
Kidney Disease
Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Muscle Weakness
Nephrotic Syndrome
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Obesity
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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pericardial Disease
Pharyngitis
Pneumonia
Polycystic Kidney Disease
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Renal Hypertension
Renal Osteodystrophy
Restless Leg Syndrome
Sarcoidosis
Second-Degree Burns
Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shortness of Breath
Sinus Bradycardia
Skin Ulcer
Sleep Apnea
Small Kidney
Swine Flu
Symptomatic Menopause
Systemic Vasculitis
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrush
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Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
Tremor
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Ureteral Stones
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Vaginitis or Vaginosis
Vasculitis
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vitamin B Deficiency
Wegener's Granulomatosis
Wheezing
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Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
Dialysis
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Hemodialysis
Kidney Transplant Evaluation
Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
Peritoneal Dialysis
Renal Biopsy
Renal Scan
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    Specialties*
    • Nephrology

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    Years of Experience
    • 29 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1285652990
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Our Lady Of Mercy Medical Center (A Campus Of The New York Medical College)
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Metropolitan Hospitalcenter/New York Medical College
    Residency
    Internship
    • New York Medical College/ Metropolitan Hospital Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Honduras, Facultad De Ciencias Medicas
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Nephrology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Rene Mackay, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Mackay is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

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

    5 patients have reviewed Dr. Mackay. 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. Mackay.

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