Dr. Namrata Goel is a nephrologist practicing in Houston, TX. Dr. Goel specializes in the care and treatment of the kidneys. As a nephrologist, Dr. Goel 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
Ross University School of Medicine MD 2003
Baylor University BS 1998
American Board of Internal Medicine
Nephrology (Internal Medicine)
Namrata Goel's Expert Contributions
Because if you eat more than 70 gm of protein, the protein will go thru the kidney and cause bigger “holes” in your kidney membrane to make you lose more protein. Excess Protein loss causes busy malnutrition READ MORE
A lot of water, weight control, and limited Motrin READ MORE
Diabetes and high blood pressure READ MORE
Not really, just keep hydrated, and don’t take any pain medicines READ MORE
Yes! I hope she sees a kidney doctor. Her other labs such as potassium and bun need to be evaluated too. READ MORE
That's not true. If you have normal functioning kidneys, no type of juice will stress the kidneys; even a high-protein diet is okay. READ MORE
He should follow regularly with his nephrologist and keep his blood pressure and blood sugars in normal range. Also avoid ibuprofen and Motrin. READ MORE
My mother is having excessive water retention in the body. She is currently on the medication Dytor 100 mg for draining out the water. Will the medication have to be taken permanently?
Yes, the medicine will have to be taken as long as she has swelling or unless dialysis has been started. READ MORE
Yes for sure. That means a urinary tract infection is developing. A urine culture sample should be send to the lab and antibiotics started right away. READ MORE
Hello, There are lots of reasons for blood-tinged urine. If you have pain with urination, it could be a kidney stone or rhabdomyolysis (muscle injury in dehydration). Painless blood in urine could come from tumors in the kidneys or the bladder. I suggest you follow up with a urologist for a cystoscopy. READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
- Top Nephrologist2017The Leading Physicians of The World
- Scholarship Grant2005American Society of Nephrology
- American Society of Nephrology
- National Kidney Foundation
- American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin
- Harris County Medical Society
- Texas Medical Association
Charities and Philanthropic Endeavors
- Board of Directors of The Magic Bus Houston Charity
- Sponsor of the Hope Endowment Houston Charity
- The Methodist Hospital ( Houston, TX )
- Methodist Sugar Land Hospital ( Sugar Land, TX )
- St. Luke's Sugar Land Hospital ( Sugar Land, TX )
- St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston, TX)
- Park Plaza Hospital ( Houston, TX )
- Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital ( Houston, TX )
- Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital ( Sugar Land, TX )
- West Houston Medical Center ( Houston, TX )
Namrata Goel's Practice location
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Get to know Dr. Namrata Sharma Goel, who serves patients in Houston, Texas.
Dr. Goel is a nephrologist serving Houston and the surrounding communities. She holds expertise in Chronic Kidney disease, High Blood Pressure, Dialysis, Kidney Transplant, kidney stones, pregnancy Induced hypertension, and pre-ecclampsia.
She is associated with Houston Methodist - a leading academic medical center in the Texas Medical Center and six community hospitals serving the Greater Houston area. Each hospital is staffed by committed personnel who exemplify our I CARE values: integrity, compassion, accountability, respect and excellence. Patient safety, quality and service are our highest priorities.
Dr. Goel received her Medical Degree (MD) from the Ross University School of Medicine in Roseau, Dominica in 2003. She completed an internship at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago, and her residency at the University of Texas McGovern Medical School at Houston. Furthering her training she completed her nephrology fellowship at the Baylor College of Medicine.
Dr. Goel maintains a professional membership with the American Society of Nephrology. ASN leads the fight to prevent, treat, and cure kidney diseases throughout the world by educating health professionals and scientists, advancing research and innovation, communicating new knowledge, and advocating for the highest quality care for patients.
She has been awarded the Outstanding Business Leader In Healthcare by The Houston Business Journal.
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