Dr. Kevin W Finkel MD Nephrologist

Dr. Kevin Finkel is a nephrologist in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center and University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Medical School at Houston and has been in practice for 27 years. Dr. Finkel accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 4 doctors at Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center and one of 10 at University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Hospital Affiliation

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
High performing in Nephrology

Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center
High performing in Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1987–1990

Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1991–1994

University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Class of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 24 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 20 years in Nephrology

TX State Medical License
Active through 2016

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2012

Fellow (FCCM), American College of Critical Care Medicine

Fellow (FASN), American Society of Nephrology

Publications & Presentations

Is High Cut-Off Hemodialysis Effective in Myeloma Kidney?
Finkel, K. W.

Plasma inflammatory and apoptosis markers are associated with dialysis dependence and death among critically ill patients receiving renal replacement therapy.
Murugan, R.,Wen, X.,Shah, N.,Lee, M.,Kong, L.,Pike, F.,Keener, C.,Unruh, M.,Finkel, K.,Vijayan, A.,Palevsky, P. M.,Paganini, E.,Carter, M.,Elder, M.,Kellum, J. A.

Summary of clinical practice guidelines for acute kidney injury.
Walther, C. P.,Podoll, A. S.,Finkel, K. W.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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