Dr. Dirk M Hentschel MD Nephrologist

Dr. Dirk Hentschel is a nephrologist in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital. He received his medical degree from Freie University Berlin Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 16 years. Dr. Hentschel accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 7 doctors at Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital and one of 60 at Brigham and Women's Hospital who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Hospital Affiliation

Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Ranked #5 in Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1999–2001

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship, Nephrology, 2001–2005

Freie University Berlin Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1998

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Nephrology

MA State Medical License
Active through 2016

MO State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

ASDIN 9th Annual Scientific Meeting
2013 2 15

Knockdown of the Hypertension-Associated Gene NOSTRIN Alters Glomerular Barrier Function in Zebrafish (Danio rerio).
Kirsch, T.,Kaufeld, J.,Korstanje, R.,Hentschel, D. M.,Staggs, L.,Bollig, F.,Beese, M.,Schroder, P.,Boehme, L.,Haller, H.,Schiffer, M.

Coupling growth-factor engineering with nanotechnology for therapeutic angiogenesis.
Sinha Roy, R., Soni, S., Harfouche, R., Vasudevan, P.R., Holmes, O., de Jonge, H., Rowe, A., Paraskar, A., Hentschel, D.M., Chirgadze, D., Blundell, T.L., Gherardi, E., Mashelkar, R.A., Sengupta, S.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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