Dr. Lana Gafter is a nephrologist practicing in Roseville, CA. Dr. Gafter specializes in the care and treatment of the kidneys. As a nephrologist, Dr. Gafter most typically treats conditions like kidney stones, chronic kidney disease, acute renal failure, polycystuc kidney disease, high blood pressure and more. Nephrologists are also experts on kidney transplantation and dialysis. They are usually referred to by primary care physicians for problems related to the kidneys, and while they can perform tests to diagnose kidney disorders, they do not perform surgeries.
Education and Training
University of California 2004
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Nephrology
Dr. Lana Gafter M.D.'s Practice location
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