Dr. Alberto Espinola MD
Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist) | Nephrology1010 Edgefield Dr Tifton GA, 31794
Dr. Alberto Espinola is a nephrologist practicing in Tifton, GA. Dr. Espinola specializes in the care and treatment of the kidneys. As a nephrologist, Dr. Espinola 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 Nac De Asuncion, Fac De Cien Med, Asuncion, Paraguay, 1972
Universidad Nacional De Asuncion, Facultad De Ciencias Medicas 1972
UNIV NACIONAL DE ASUNCION (UNA) 1972
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