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Dr. Richard Specter, MD

Nephrology*
5.0 (2)
Map Pin Small Cherry Hill, NJ
Accepting new patients
22 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Richard Specter, MD

Dr. Richard Specter, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Cherry Hill, NJ. They specialize in Nephrology, has 22 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from RUTGERS UNIVERSITY / NEW BRUNSWICK CAMPUS and is affiliated with Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital, Virtua Marlton Hospital and Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital. Dr. Specter, completed a residency at Temple University Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Specter an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Specter works at Virtua Nephrology - Cherry Hill in Cherry Hill, NJ with other offices in Marlton, NJ, Camden, NJ, Hammonton, NJ, Sewell, NJ and Voorhees, NJ. They frequently treat conditions like Hyperparathyroidism 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.

Dr. Specter's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Virtua Nephrology - Cherry Hill
    401 Kings Hwy S Ste 5, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (856) 283-2215
    Monday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:30 - 16:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  2. 2
    Marlton Office
    100 Brick Rd Ste 207, Marlton, NJ 08053 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (856) 283-2215
  3. 3
    Virtua Nephrology - Camden
    1000 Atlantic Ave Ste 205C, Camden, NJ 08104 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (856) 283-2215
  4. 4
    Virtua Nephrology - Hammonton
    75 S White Horse Pike, Hammonton, NJ 08037 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (856) 283-2215
  5. 5
    Virtua Nephrology - Washington Twsp
    239 Hurffville Crosskeys Rd Ste 210B, Sewell, NJ 08080 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (856) 283-2215
  6. 6
    Virtua Nephrology – Voorhees at Laurel Oak Road
    1105 Laurel Oak Rd Ste 165, Voorhees, NJ 08043 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (856) 283-2215

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Hyperparathyroidism
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Vitamin D Deficiency

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Hyperparathyroidism
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Vitamin D Deficiency
Acidosis
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Acute Kidney Failure
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage II
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage IV
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
End-Stage Renal Disease
Hyperkalemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Kidney Stones
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Nephritis and Nephropathy
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
Renal Osteodystrophy
Acute Glomerulonephritis
Alkalosis
Autoimmune Diseases
Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Chronic Glomerulonephritis
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage I
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage V
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
Dehydration
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Gout
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Hemochromatosis
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hydronephrosis
Hypercalcemia
Hypertension, Adrenal Gland-Induced
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Kidney Disease
Kidney Failure
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Nephrotic Syndrome
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Potassium Deficiency
Proteinuria
Purpura
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Pyonephrosis
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Rhabdomyolysis
Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Systemic Vasculitis
Tuberous Sclerosis
Ureteral Stones
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD)
Dialysis
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Hemodialysis
Kidney Transplant Evaluation
Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
Peritoneal Dialysis
Renal Scan
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    • Aetna
    • Amerihealth
    • Anthem
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • First Health
    • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
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    About Dr. Richard Specter, MD

    Specialties*
    • Nephrology

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    Years of Experience
    • 22 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1316128291
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Boston University Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Temple University Hospital
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • RUTGERS UNIVERSITY / NEW BRUNSWICK CAMPUS
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Nephrology
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital
    • Virtua Marlton Hospital
    • Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital

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

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

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

    2 patients have reviewed Dr. Specter. 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. Specter.

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