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Dr. Robert Alan Star M.D., Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist)

Dr. Robert Alan Star M.D.

Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist) | Nephrology

6707 Democracy Blvd Room 625 Bethesda MD, 20892

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Dr. Robert Star is a nephrologist practicing in Bethesda, MD. Dr. Star specializes in the care and treatment of the kidneys. As a nephrologist, Dr. Star 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

Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 1980

Board Certification

Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Expert Publications

Residency

  • Clinical Ctr At The Nih, Nephrology; Michael Reese Hosp Med Ctr, Internal Medicine  

Dr. Robert Alan Star M.D.'s Practice location

Practice At 6707 Democracy Blvd Room 625

6707 Democracy Blvd Room 625 -
Bethesda, MD 20892
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New patients: 301-496-6325
Fax: 301-480-3768, 301-480-3510

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