Dr. David M Poppel MD Nephrologist

Dr. David Poppel is a nephrologist in Springfield, Massachusetts. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baystate Medical Center and Johnson Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from Albany Medical College and has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Poppel accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 22 doctors at Baystate Medical Center and one of 5 at Johnson Memorial Hospital who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

University of Massachusetts
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1981 - 1984

University of Massachusetts
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1987 - 1988

Albany Medical College
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 30 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 26 years in Nephrology

CT State Medical License
Active through 2013

MA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Practical considerations in dialysis withdrawal: "to have that option is a blessing".
Cohen, L.M., Germain, M.J., Poppel, D.M.

The Renal Palliative Care Initiative.
Poppel, D.M., Cohen, L.M., Germain, M.J.

A very good death: measuring quality of dying in end-stage renal disease.
Cohen, L. M., Poppel, D. M., Cohn, G. M., Reiter, G. S.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Connecticare FlexPOS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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