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Dr. Shahid Hussain, MD

Nephrology*
5.0 (1)
Map Pin Small El Centro, CA
Accepting new patients
30 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Shahid Hussain, MD

Dr. Shahid Hussain, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in El Centro, CA. They specialize in Nephrology, has 30 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from SAMRA UNIVERSITY OF ORIENTAL MEDICINE and is affiliated with El Centro Regional Medical Center and Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District. Patients rated Dr. Hussain an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Hussain works at Balboa Nephrology - El Centro in El Centro, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Nephritis and Nephropathy, Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease and Proteinuria along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross 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. Hussain's Office Locations

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    Balboa Nephrology - El Centro
    2205 Ross Ave Ste 101, El Centro, CA 92243 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (760) 353-0404
    Monday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    09:00 - 17:00

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  • El Centro Regional Medical Center
  • Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District

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Nephritis and Nephropathy
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Proteinuria
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Hypercalcemia
Hyperparathyroidism
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Nephrotic Syndrome
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Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
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Tobacco Use Disorder
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Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Acute Glomerulonephritis
Acute Kidney Infection
Acute Nephritic Syndrome
Alkalosis
Amyloidosis
Chronic Glomerulonephritis
Chronic Nephritic Syndrome
Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
Constipation
Copper Metabolism Disorders
Dehydration
Diabetes Insipidus
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Hydronephrosis
Hypertension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
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Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus
Potassium Deficiency
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Renal Osteodystrophy
Secondary Hypertension
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Ureteral Stones
Urinary Incontinence
Vasculitis
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Kidney Transplant Evaluation
Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
Renal Scan
Ultrasound
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    About Dr. Shahid Hussain, MD

    Specialties*
    • Nephrology

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    Years of Experience
    • 30 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Punjabi and Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1063497220
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • SAMRA UNIVERSITY OF ORIENTAL MEDICINE
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Nephrology
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    Dr. Shahid Hussain, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Hussain is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Hussain works at Balboa Nephrology - El Centro in El Centro, CA. View the full address on Dr. Hussain’s profile.

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

    1 patients have reviewed Dr. Hussain. 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. Hussain.

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