Dr. Ernesto Banalagay MD Nephrologist

Dr. Ernesto Banalagay is a nephrologist in Portsmouth, Ohio. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Christ Hospital and Southern Ohio Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Santo Tomas and has been in practice for 33 years. He is one of 35 doctors at Christ Hospital and one of 2 at Southern Ohio Medical Center who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Hospital Affiliation

Adams County Regional Medical Center

Christ Hospital
High performing in Nephrology

Southern Ohio Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

VA Medical Center (Wilkes Barre PA)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1987 - 1990

University of Santo Tomas
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Nephrology

IN State Medical License
Active through 2013

LA State Medical License
Active through 2013

MS State Medical License
Active through 2013

OH State Medical License
Active through 2013

PA State Medical License
Active through 2012

WA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Central venous hemodialysis catheter related superior vena cava syndrome.
Banalagay, E., Perlmutter, J., Palevsky, P.

A randomized trial comparing 2.5 mEq/L calcium dialysate and calcitriol to 3.5 mEq/L calcium dialysate in patients on peritoneal dialysis.
Banalagay, E., Bernardini, J., Holley, J., Chen, T., Piraino, B.

Calcium mass transfer with 10-hour dwell time using 1.25 versus 1.75 mmol/L calcium dialysate.
Banalagay, E. E., Bernardini, J., Piraino, B.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Excellus BCBS BluePPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare HMO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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