Dr. Poornima Chintalapalli MD
Nephrologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Nephrology1610, D. East Forsyth Americus GA, 31709
Dr. Poornima Chintalapalli is a pediatric nephrologist practicing in Americus, GA. Dr. Chintalapalli 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.
Education and Training
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Medical College MD
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
Dr. Poornima Chintalapalli MD's Practice location
Americus, GA 31709Get Direction
CHARLOTTE, NC 28204Get Direction
Dr. Poornima Chintalapalli MD's reviewsWrite Review
Patient Experience with Dr. Chintalapalli
- Flu: Symptoms and Treatment
Is it the flu?One of the most common causes of the flu is the influenza A virus.You may have the flu if you are experiencing the following symptoms:...
- Red Carpet Host Giuliana Rancic Opens Up About Breast Cancer
Breast cancer is a battle that isn't easy for any woman. For Giuliana Rancic, she knows this firsthand. The Live From the Red Carpet host is a breast cancer survivor who now dedicates herself to helping other women who are battling cancer too. She started an organization called Fab-U-Wish, which...
- Wilms Tumor Facts
Wilms TumorWilms tumor, also called as nephroblastoma, is a type of cancerous tumor in the kidneys. The name of the disease comes from a German doctor named Max Wilms, who wrote about it in 1899. Children ages 3-4 years old are more likely to develop Wilms tumor.Wilms tumor accounts for around 9 out...
- What Is Renal Ultrasound Used For?
A renal ultrasound is actually a diagnostic procedure, wherein high-frequency sound waves are transmitted through the body tissues that are inaudible to the human ear. The echoes recorded into videos or images of the internal structures of the body.A wide range of diseases and conditions can be...
- Nephrotic Syndrome in Children: What You Need to Know
Nephrotic Syndrome in ChildrenNephrotic syndrome in children is not a disease, but rather a group of symptoms that usually indicate kidney damage (particularly glomeruli damage) and proteinuria (high levels of protein in the urine). When there is kidney damage, a protein called albumin, which is...
- What Could Lead to Nephrotic Syndrome?
IntroductionNephrotic syndrome refers to a group of symptoms that occur when there is something wrong with your kidneys. It can affect people of all ages and is often treatable. Kidney damage may be suspected if an individual shows any of the following symptoms:...