Dr. Mario Javier Zarama MD Nephrologist

Dr. Mario Zarama is a nephrologist in Roseville, Minnesota. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Bethesda Hospital and Regions Hospital. He received his medical degree from Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario and has been in practice for 33 years. Dr. Zarama accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 8 doctors at Bethesda Hospital and one of 7 at Regions Hospital who specialize in Nephrology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Hospital Affiliation

Bethesda Hospital

Regions Hospital
High performing in Nephrology

St. John's Hospital
High performing in Nephrology

University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview
High performing in Nephrology

Woodwinds Health Campus

Education & Medical Training

University of Minnesota
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1994 - 1996

University of Minnesota
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1992 - 1994

Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 30 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 25 years in Hand Surgery

WI 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

89th Annual Fall Clinical Conference
2011 11 3

Effects of integrins on proliferation and apoptosis of renal epithelial cells after acute injury.
Wijesekera, D. S., Zarama, M. J., Paller, M. S.

Part 2. Going the distance... with renal disease.
Zarama, M., Ibrahim, H. N.

Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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