Dr. Pedro Antonio Blandon MD Nephrologist

Dr. Pedro Blandon is a nephrologist in El Paso, Texas and is affiliated with University Medical Center of El Paso. He received his medical degree from Universidad de Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 19 years. Dr. Blandon accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 5 doctors at University Medical Center of El Paso who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Residency, Family Practice, 1996 - 1997

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1997 - 2000

University of New Mexico
Fellowship, Nephrology, 2000 - 2002

Universidad de Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation
2012

Publications & Presentations

C allele of the rs2209972 single nucleotide polymorphism of the insulin degrading enzyme gene and Alzheimer's disease in type 2 diabetes, a case control study.
Gutiérrez-Hermosillo, H.,Díaz De León-González, E.,Palacios-Corona, R.,Cedillo-Rodríguez, J. A.,Camacho-Luis, A.,Reyes-Romero, M. A.,Medina-Chávez, J. H.,Blandón, P. A.

Protein turnover and amino acid transport kinetics in end-stage renal disease.
Raj, D. S., Zager, P., Shah, V. O., Dominic, E. A., Adeniyi, O., Blandon, P., Wolfe, R., Ferrando, A.

Hemodynamic changes during hemodialysis: role of nitric oxide and endothelin.
Raj, D. S., Vincent, B., Simpson, K., Sato, E., Jones, K. L., Welbourne, T. C., Levi, M., Shah, V., Blandon, P., Zager, P., Robbins, R. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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