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Dr. Steven Sawelson, MD

Nephrology*
3.7 (6)
Map Pin Small Torrance, CA
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42 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Steven Sawelson, MD

Dr. Steven Sawelson, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Torrance, CA. They specialize in Nephrology, has 42 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK / HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT STONY BROOK and is affiliated with Torrance Memorial Medical Center and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. Patients rated Dr. Sawelson an average 3.7 star rating.

Dr. Sawelson works at Practice in Torrance, CA with other offices in Gardena, CA. 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. Sawelson's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Steven A. Sawelson
    20911 Earl St Ste 320, Torrance, CA 90503 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (310) 542-2607
  2. 2
    U.s. Renal Care Gardena Dialysis
    1045 W Redondo Beach Blvd Ste 105, Gardena, CA 90247 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (310) 515-0788

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Torrance Memorial Medical Center
  • Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Nephritis and Nephropathy
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Nephritis and Nephropathy
Calcium Metabolism Disorders

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Nephritis and Nephropathy
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
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
Gout
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Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperparathyroidism
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Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
Acidosis
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Acute Kidney Failure
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage I
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage V
Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
Dehydration
Hydronephrosis
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Nephrotic Syndrome
Proteinuria
Renal Osteodystrophy
Rhabdomyolysis
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Vitamin D Deficiency
Kidney Transplant Evaluation
Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
Peritoneal Dialysis
Renal Scan
Ultrasound, Kidney
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    Specialties*
    • Nephrology

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    Years of Experience
    • 42 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, German
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    NPI Number
    • 1740354034
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK / HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT STONY BROOK
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Nephrology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Sawelson has seen patients for Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Sawelson on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    6 patients have reviewed Dr. Sawelson. 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. Sawelson.

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