Dr. John E Buerkert MD Nephrologist

Dr. John Buerkert is a nephrologist in Columbia, South Carolina. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Lexington Medical Center and Palmetto Health Richland. He received his medical degree from Medical College of Wisconsin and has been in practice for 42 years. He is one of 19 doctors at Lexington Medical Center and one of 19 at Palmetto Health Richland who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Residency, Urology, 1970 - 1971

Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1969 - 1970

Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Internship, Transitional Year, 1968 - 1969

Medical College of Wisconsin
Class of 1968

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Nephrology

SC State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

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

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation

Publications & Presentations

Sodium handling by deep nephrons and the terminal collecting duct in glomerulonephritis.
Buerkert, J., Martin, D. R., Trigg, D., Simon, E. E.

Effects of local irradiation on the excretion of sodium and water by the canine kidney.
Buerkert, J., Doyle, J., Ewald, W.

On the site of decreased fluid reabsorption after release of ureteral obstruction in the rat.
Buerkert, J., Alexander, E., Purkerson, M. L., Klahr, S.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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