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Dr. Sarah Elfering, MD

Nephrology*
3.7 (3)
Map Pin Small Minneapolis, MN
Accepting new patients
14 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Sarah Elfering, MD

Dr. Sarah Elfering, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Minneapolis, MN. They specialize in Nephrology, has 14 years of experience, and is board certified in Nephrology. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA / SAINT PAUL CAMPUS and is affiliated with M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center-West Bank. Patients rated Dr. Elfering an average 3.7 star rating.

Dr. Elfering works at Umn Health Clinics and Surgery Center in Minneapolis, MN. 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. Elfering's Office Locations

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    Umn Health Clinics and Surgery Center
    717 Delaware St SE Ste 353, Minneapolis, MN 55414 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (612) 626-6100

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  • M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center-West Bank

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    Specialties*
    • Nephrology

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    Years of Experience
    • 14 years of experience
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    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1225205180
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA / SAINT PAUL CAMPUS
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Nephrology
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    Dr. Sarah Elfering, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Elfering is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Elfering works at Umn Health Clinics and Surgery Center in Minneapolis, MN. View the full address on Dr. Elfering’s profile.

    3 patients have reviewed Dr. Elfering. The overall rating for this provider is 3.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Elfering.

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