Dr. Blanche Marie Chavers MD Pediatric Nephrologist

Dr. Blanche Chavers is a pediatric nephrologist in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview. She received her medical degree from University of Washington School of Medicine and has been in practice for 39 years. She is one of 7 doctors at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota and one of 7 at University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview who specialize in Pediatric Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Nephrologist: General Pediatric Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

University of Washington
Residency, Pediatrics, 1975 - 1978

University of Washington School of Medicine
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation

Publications & Presentations

Antihypertensive pharmacotherapy and long-term outcomes in pediatric kidney transplantation.
Suszynski, T. M.,Rizzari, M. D.,Gillingham, K. J.,Rheault, M. N.,Kraszkiewicz, W.,Matas, A. J.,Chavers, B. M.

US Renal Data System 2012 Annual Data Report.
Collins, A. J.,Foley, R. N.,Herzog, C.,Chavers, B.,Gilbertson, D.,Herzog, C.,Ishani, A.,Johansen, K.,Kasiske, B.,Kutner, N.,Liu, J.,St Peter, W.,Ding, S.,Guo, H.,Kats, A.,Lamb, K.,Li, S.,Li, S.,Roberts, T.,Skeans, M.,Snyder, J.,Solid, C.,Thompson, B.,Weinhandl, E.,Xiong, H.,Yusuf, A.,Zaun, D.,Arko, C.,Chen, S. C.,Daniels, F.,Ebben, J.,Frazier, E.,Hanzlik, C.,Johnson, R.,Sheets, D.,Wang, X.,Forrest, B.,Constantini, E.,Everson, S.,Eggers, P.,Agodoa, L.

Graft loss due to recurrent disease in pediatric kidney transplant recipients on a rapid prednisone discontinuation protocol.
Chavers, B. M., Rheault, M. N., Gillingham, K. J., Matas, A. J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select
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