Dr. Joel D. Kopple MD Nephrologist

Dr. Joel Kopple is a nephrologist in Torrance, California and is affiliated with Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Illinois College of Medicine and has been in practice for 52 years. Dr. Kopple accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 63 doctors at Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Hospital Affiliation

Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center
Ranked #8 in Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1963–1969

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Internship, Transitional Year, 1962–1963

University of Illinois College of Medicine
Class of 1962

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Nephrology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation

Whos Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Marquis Whos Who

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Publications & Presentations

Inflammation in renal insufficiency
Kopple JD, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K

Daily physical activity and physical function in adult maintenance hemodialysis patients.
Kim, J. C.,Shapiro, B. B.,Zhang, M.,Li, Y.,Porszasz, J.,Bross, R.,Feroze, U.,Upreti, R.,Kalantar-Zadeh, K.,Kopple, J. D.

Relation Between Anxiety, Depression, and Physical Activity and Performance in Maintenance Hemodialysis Patients.
Zhang, M.,Kim, J. C.,Li, Y.,Shapiro, B. B.,Porszasz, J.,Bross, R.,Feroze, U.,Upreti, R.,Martin, D.,Kalantar-Zadeh, K.,Kopple, J. D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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