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Dr. Howard M. Cushner M.D., Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist)

Dr. Howard M. Cushner M.D.

Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist) | Nephrology

Madigan Army Medical Ctr 9040 Reid St Attn Mc Tacoma WA, 98431

About

Dr. Howard Cushner is a nephrologist practicing in Tacoma, WA. Dr. Cushner specializes in the care and treatment of the kidneys. As a nephrologist, Dr. Cushner 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 of Md Sch of Med, Baltimore Md 1977

Board Certification

Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Residency

  • Univ Hosp-S Tx Med Ctr, Nephrology; Wayne St Univ Affil Hosp, Internal Medicine; Wm Beaumont Hosp, Flexible Or Transitional Year  
  • Detroit Genl Hospital   1979

Dr. Howard M. Cushner M.D.'s Practice location

Practice At Madigan Army Medical Ctr 9040 Reid St Attn Mchj Qcr

Madigan Army Medical Ctr 9040 Reid St Attn Mc -
Tacoma, WA 98431
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