Dr. Prasad Balkrishna Bichu MD
Nephrologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Nephrology1 Hospital Dr Columbia MO, 65212
Dr. Prasad Bichu is a pediatric nephrologist practicing in Columbia, MO. Dr. Bichu specializes in caring for children with chronic conditions such as hypertension, kidney disease, and chronic dialysis. Pediatric nephrologists have extensive knowledge on the dialysis and transplant processes, while simultaneously developing lasting relationships with the families of their young patients.
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