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Dr. Rafael Fletes Jr, MD

Nephrology & Hypertension* Age 60
Dr. Rafael Fletes Jr, MD
5.0 (37 Ratings)

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Dr. Rafael Fletes Jr, MD is a Nephrology & Hypertension Specialist in Merrillville, IN.
Dr. Rafael Fletes Jr, MD
5.0 (37 Ratings)
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Dr. Rafael Fletes Jr, MD

Nephrology & Hypertension* Age 60
Merrillville, IN
Accepting new patients
33 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Rafael Fletes Jr, MD is a Nephrology & Hypertension Specialist in Merrillville, IN.

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Dr. Rafael Fletes Jr, MD is a Nephrology & Hypertension Specialist in Merrillville, IN and has 33 years experience. They graduated from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with St. Mary Medical Center, Community Hospital, Franciscan Health Crown Point and Franciscan Health Dyer. Dr. Fletes Jr has experience treating conditions like Acute Kidney Failure, Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease and Chronic Kidney Diseases among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Fletes Jr received an average rating of 5.0/5 from patients and has been reviewed 37 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Fletes Jr also speaks Spanish. Dr. Fletes Jr is board certified in Nephrology.

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Acute Kidney Failure
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Acute Kidney Failure
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III
Nephritis and Nephropathy
Acidosis
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Chronic Kidney Disease Stage II
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage IV
Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
End-Stage Renal Disease
Hydronephrosis
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hypertension
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Kidney Stones
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
Acute Glomerulonephritis
Amyloidosis
Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage I
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage V
Chronic Kidney Infection
Chronic Tubulo Interstitial Nephritis
Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
Dehydration
Goodpasture's Disease
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Kidney Cancer
Kidney Disease
Kidney Failure
Kidney Hypertrophy
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Nephrotic Syndrome
Polycystic Kidney Disease
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Renal Osteodystrophy
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Small Kidney
Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
Wegener's Granulomatosis
End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
Hemodialysis
Kidney Stones Treatment
Kidney Transplant Evaluation
Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
Peritoneal Dialysis
Plasmapheresis
Renal Scan

Insurance Accepted

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  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Locations

  1. 1 Nephrology Associates of Northeast Indiana
    90 W 86TH AVE, Merrillville, IN 46410
    Monday
    07:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    07:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    07:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    07:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    07:00 - 17:00
  2. 2 Fresenius Medical Care Dyer
    2150 Gettler St, Dyer, IN 46311
  3. 3 Fresenius Medical Care Munster
    314 Ridge Rd, Munster, IN 46321
    Monday
    Closed
    Tuesday
    13:00 - 18:00
    Wednesday
    13:00 - 18:00
    Thursday
    13:00 - 18:00
    Friday
    Closed
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  4. 4 Nephrology Associates of Northern Indiana
    929 Ridge Rd Ste 2, Munster, IN 46321

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Dec 15, 2022
Dr. Fletes is always so thorough, so knowledgeable, so kind, and so pleasant. Tremendous bedside manner. Top notch!
Jamie Marsh — Dec 15, 2022
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Biography
  • Dr. Rafael Fletes Jr, MD is a nephrology & hypertension specialist in Merrillville, IN and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in 1991. He specializes in Nephrology & Hypertension, Nephrology, and more.
Biography
Languages Spoken
Spanish
Languages Spoken
Specialties*
Nephrology & Hypertension
Nephrology
Nephrology & Renal Medicine
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
    1991
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Nephrology
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • Uc San Diego Medical Center
    1992
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Rafael Fletes Jr, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Fletes Jr' profile.

Dr. Fletes Jr frequently treats the following conditions: Acute Kidney Failure, Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease and Chronic Kidney Diseases. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Rafael Fletes Jr, MD is affiliated with St. Mary Medical Center, Community Hospital, Franciscan Health Crown Point and Franciscan Health Dyer.

Yes, Dr. Rafael Fletes Jr, MD holds board certification in Nephrology.

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Mary Medical Center

    1500 S Lake Park Ave, Hobart, IN

  • Community Hospital

    901 MacArthur Blvd, Munster, IN

  • Franciscan Health Crown Point

    1201 S Main St, Crown Point, IN

  • Franciscan Health Dyer

    24 Joliet St, Dyer, IN