Dr. Anthony A. Portale MD Nephrologist

Dr. Anthony Portale is a nephrologist in San Francisco, California and is affiliated with UCSF Medical Center. He received his medical degree from SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and has been in practice for 40 years. Dr. Portale accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 33 doctors at UCSF Medical Center who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Hospital Affiliation

UCSF Medical Center
Ranked #4 in Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Francisco
Residency, Pediatrics, 1977–1978

Kaleida Health System - Children Hospital
Residency, Pediatrics, 1974–1977

SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Class of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 35 years in Pediatric Nephrology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 35 years in Pediatrics

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Vitamin D metabolism in the kidney: Regulation by phosphorus and fibroblast growth factor 23.
Perwad, F., Portale, A.A.

Complete structure of the human gene for the vitamin D 1alpha-hydroxylase, P450c1alpha.
Fu, G. K., Portale, A. A., Miller, W. L.

UCSF Transplant 2012: Today's Realities, Tomorrow's Possibilities
2012 9 27

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • PriorityHealth HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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