Dr. Daniel F Balkovetz MD Nephrologist

Dr. Daniel Balkovetz is a nephrologist in Birmingham, Alabama. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of Alabama Hospital. He received his medical degree from Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine and has been in practice for 19 years. He is one of 16 doctors at Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center and one of 29 at University of Alabama Hospital who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Hospital Affiliation

University of Alabama Hospital
Ranked #46 in Nephrology

Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

University of Alabama Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1990 - 1994

VA Medical Center (San Francisco CA)
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1994 - 1996

Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine
Class of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Nephrology

AL State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Risk of Vancomycin-induced Nephrotoxicity in the Population With Chronic Kidney Disease.
Panwar, B.,Johnson, V. A.,Patel, M.,Balkovetz, D. F.

Downregulation of claudin-2 expression in renal epithelial cells by metabolic acidosis.
Balkovetz, D.F., Chumley, P., Amlal, H.

Opening Pandora's box in the tight junction.
Balkovetz, D.F.

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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