Dr. Steven Gerard Achinger MD Nephrologist

Dr. Steven Achinger is a nephrologist in Lakeland, Florida. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Lakeland Regional Medical Center and Sarasota Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and has been in practice for 14 years. He is one of 12 doctors at Lakeland Regional Medical Center and one of 11 at Sarasota Memorial Hospital who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Hospital Affiliation

Lakeland Regional Medical Center

Sarasota Memorial Hospital
High performing in Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2000 - 2003

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Fellowship, Nephrology, 2002 - 2006

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Class of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

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

Publications & Presentations

Weekly number of hours of treatment is critical when evaluating mortality in in-center daily dialysis.
Ayus, J. C.,Achinger, S. G.,Negri, A. L.

Importance of 3 h when dialyzing daily.
Ayus, J. C., Achinger, S. G.

Use of 3-hour daily hemodialysis and paricalcitol in patients with severe secondary hyperparathyroidism: A case series.
Achinger, S. G., Mizani, M. R., Ayus, J. C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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