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Dr. Kariappa Appachu, MD

Dr. Kariappa Appachu, MD

Age 37 Nephrology M
(4) 4 reviews

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Dr. Kariappa Appachu, MD is a nephrology specialist in Tempe, AZ. Dr. Appachu completed a residency at St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center. He currently practices at Southwest Kidney Institute, PLC and is affiliated with Chandler Regional Medical Center. He accepts multiple insurance plans. Dr. Appachu is board certified in Internal Medicine.


  • University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine, Fellowship Hospital
  • Mangalore University / Kasturba Medical College, Medical School
  • St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center, Residency Hospital — 2012
  • St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center, Internship Hospital — 2010

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • UnitedHealthCare

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  1. Southwest Kidney Institute, PLC

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      Southwest Kidney Institute
      2149 E Warner Rd Ste 101, Tempe, AZ 85284 Existing Patients: (480) 610-6100
  1. Practice

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      337 E Coronado Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004 Existing Patients: (480) 610-6100

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Very compassionate and knowledge. Doesn't mind spending time in room to fully answer any concerns. Grateful to have him on my side.
Dennis in AZ — Sep 23, 2019
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Dr. Appachu frequently treats Hyperkalemia, Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload, and Acidosis.  

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Hospital Affiliations

  • Chandler Regional Medical Center
  • HonorHealth Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center
  • Mercy Gilbert Medical Center