Dr. Waseem Peracha MD Nephrologist

Dr. Waseem Peracha is a nephrologist in Houston, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including CHRISTUS St. Catherine Hospital and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. He received his medical degree from Dow Medical College and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Peracha accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 13 doctors at CHRISTUS St. Catherine Hospital and one of 11 at Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital who specialize in Nephrology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Hospital Affiliation

CHRISTUS St. Catherine Hospital

Columbus Community Hospital

Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital

Memorial Hermann SW Hospital

St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital
High performing in Nephrology

The Methodist Hospital
Ranked #28 in Nephrology

West Houston Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1991 - 1992

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1993 - 1995

Vet Affrs Medical & Regional Off Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1992 - 1993

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1998 - 2000

Dow Medical College
Class of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 19 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 14 years in Nephrology

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

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

Publications & Presentations

Evaluation of a new fluorescent dye method to measure urinary albumin in lieu of urinary total protein.
Pegoraro, A. A., Peracha, W., Hasnain, M., Ranginwala, N., Shaykh, M., Singh, A. K., Arruda, J. A., Dunea, G.

Insurances Accepted

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