Dr. Talat Ikizler MD Nephrologist

Dr. Talat Ikizler is a nephrologist in Nashville, Tennessee and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Tennessee Valley Healthcare System and Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics. He received his medical degree from Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 27 years. Dr. Ikizler accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 21 doctors at Tennessee Valley Healthcare System and one of 34 at Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Hospital Affiliation

Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics
Ranked #10 in Nephrology

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System

Education & Medical Training

Vanderbilt University
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1993–1996

Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 15 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 14 years in Nephrology

TN State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation
2005

Publications & Presentations

Acknowledging Kidney Disease: Is Ignorance Salubrious?
Cavanaugh, K. L.,Ikizler, T. A.

Administration of IL-1ra improves adiponectin levels in chronic hemodialysis patients.
Hung, A. M.,Limkunakul, C.,Placido, J. S.,Siew, E. D.,Ellis, C. D.,Shintani, A.,Ikizler, T. A.

Anticoagulation, delivered dose and outcomes in CRRT: The program to improve care in acute renal disease (PICARD).
Claure-Del Granado, R.,Macedo, E.,Soroko, S.,Kim, Y.,Chertow, G. M.,Himmelfarb, J.,Ikizler, T. A.,Paganini, E. P.,Mehta, R. L.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Network Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref

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