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Dr. Nicolas A. Forero M.D., Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist)

Dr. Nicolas A. Forero M.D.

Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist) | Nephrology

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1025 S 6th St Springfield IL, 62703
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4/5

About

Dr. Nicolas Forero is a nephrologist practicing in Springfield, IL. Dr. Forero specializes in the care and treatment of the kidneys. As a nephrologist, Dr. Forero 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

Univ Militar Nueva Granada- Bogota- Colombia 1987

Board Certification

Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Residency

  • Univ Tx Med Sch-San Antonio, Nephrology; Penn St U Hp-M S Hershey Mc, Internal Medicine  

Dr. Nicolas A. Forero M.D.'s Practice location

Practice At 1025 S 6th St

1025 S 6th St -
Springfield, IL 62703
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Practice At 400 John Deere Rd

400 John Deere Rd -
Moline, IL 61265
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350 W CARPENTER ST -
SPRINGFIELD, IL 62702
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Dr. Nicolas A. Forero M.D.'s reviews

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Patient Experience with Dr. Forero


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Dr. Nicolas A. Forero M.D. has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 11 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist) in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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