Dr. Brajesh Bhatla MD Nephrologist

Dr. Brajesh Bhatla is a nephrologist in Harlingen, Texas and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Harlingen Medical Center and Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen. He received his medical degree from All India Institute of Medical Sciences and has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Bhatla accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 5 doctors at Harlingen Medical Center and one of 8 at Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

University of Missouri-Columbia
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1992–1993

University of Missouri-Columbia
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1995–1996

University of Missouri-Columbia
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1993–1995

All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Choosing the right dialysis option for your critically ill patient. What's right for a hyperkalemic patient may be wrong for one with shock.
Bhatla, B., Nolph, K. D., Khanna, R.

Peritoneal access.
Bhatla, B., Khanna, R., Twardowski, Z. J.

Lean body mass estimation by creatinine kinetics, bioimpedance, and dual energy x-ray absorptiometry in patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.
Bhatla, B., Moore, H., Emerson, P., Keshaviah, P., Prowant, B., Nolph, K. D., Singh, A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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