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Dr. Viral Vakil, MD

Nephrology*
5.0 (2)
Map Pin Small Saint Cloud, MN
Accepting new patients
12 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Viral Vakil, MD

Dr. Viral Vakil, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Saint Cloud, MN. They specialize in Nephrology, has 12 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from GeorgeTown University and is affiliated with Cuyuna Regional Medical Center - Crosby, CentraCare - St. Cloud Hospital, CentraCare - Rice Memorial Hospital, Riverwood Healthcare Center and St. Gabriel's Hospital. Dr. Vakil, completed a residency at Medstar-Georgetown University Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Vakil an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Vakil works at Practice in Saint Cloud, MN with other offices in Willmar, MN, Aitkin, MN and Minneapolis, MN. They frequently treat conditions like Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III and Proteinuria along with other conditions at varying frequencies. 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. Vakil's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Centracare - Senior Transitions
    1200 6th Ave N, Saint Cloud, MN 56303 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (320) 240-2206
    Monday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Thursday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Friday
    08:00 - 16:30
  2. 2
    Affiliated Community Medical Centers Ltd.
    101 Willmar Ave SW, Willmar, MN 56201 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (320) 240-2206
  3. 3
    Riverwood Healthcare Center
    200 Bunker Hill Dr, Aitkin, MN 56431 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (218) 928-8087
  4. 4
    U of M Health Clinics and Surgery Center
    909 Fulton St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (612) 672-7422

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Cuyuna Regional Medical Center - Crosby
  • CentraCare - St. Cloud Hospital
  • CentraCare - Rice Memorial Hospital
  • Riverwood Healthcare Center
  • St. Gabriel's Hospital

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III
Proteinuria
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Nephritis and Nephropathy
Acute Kidney Failure
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage IV
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage V
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Gout
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Hyperkalemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hypertension
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Kidney Stones
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Tobacco Use Disorder
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Acidosis
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Actinic Keratosis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Kidney Infection
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Adult Failure to Thrive
Alkalosis
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Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Rhinitis
Amyloidosis
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Anemia
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Animal Allergies
Anxiety
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Arthritis
Asthma
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Atherosclerosis
Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage II
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Common Cold
Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
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Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
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Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
End-Stage Renal Disease
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Fever
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Foot Infection
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroparesis
Hair Loss
Heart Disease
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hernia
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Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Histoplasmosis
Hydronephrosis
Hypercalcemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypoglycemia
Hypogonadism
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
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Intestinal Diverticulitis
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Joint Pain
Kidney Hypertrophy
Kidney Infection
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Low Back Pain
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menstrual Disorders
Migraine
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Muscle Cramping
Muscle Spasm
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nasopharyngitis
Nausea
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Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
Nephrotic Syndrome
Neurogenic Bladder
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
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Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pericardial Disease
Pharyngitis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Pneumonia
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Rash
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Raynaud's Disease
Reflux Esophagitis
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
Renal Osteodystrophy
Restless Leg Syndrome
Ringworm
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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
Secondary Hypertension
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Shingles
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Shortness of Breath
Sickle Cell Disease
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Swine Flu
Systemic Vasculitis
Testicular Dysfunction
Tinnitus
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Tonsillitis
Tremor
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Ureteral Stones
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vasculitis
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Vertigo
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Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wheezing
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Yeast Infections
Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD)
Diabetes Counseling
Dialysis
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Dialysis Catheter Placement
End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
Hemodialysis
Immunization Administration
Kidney Transplant Evaluation
Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
Percutaneous Biopsy of Autologous Kidney
Percutaneous Biopsy of Transplanted Kidney
Peritoneal Dialysis
Plasmapheresis
Renal Scan
Wellness Examination
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    About Dr. Viral Vakil, MD

    Specialties*
    • Nephrology

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    Years of Experience
    • 12 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Gujarati
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    NPI Number
    • 1902163868
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Minnesota
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Medstar-Georgetown University Medical Center
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • GeorgeTown University
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of Maryland
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Nephrology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Viral Vakil, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Vakil is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

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