Crenshaw Hospital welcomes nephrologists

Published 12:00 pm Monday, May 6, 2019

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Crenshaw Community Hospital is pleased to announce a partnership with Montgomery Kidney Specialist to offer Nephrology services locally to the residents of Crenshaw County starting May 22, 2019.

Physicians from the Montgomery Kidney Specialist Group will hold clinic in Luverne at the hospital on the fourth Wednesday of each month.

If you are facing a kidney issue, your primary care doctor might ask one of the physicians with Montgomery Kidney Specialist to step in with expert advice.

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They can treat you locally, perform testing at your community hospital, offer dialysis treatment at the Physicians Choice Dialysis of Luverne and work with your doctor to help you feel better.

Crenshaw Community Hospital is expanding services and proud to partner with nephrologists that have advanced training in the highly specialized areas of renal failure and kidney disease.

You can rely on the physicians of Montgomery Kidney Specialist for the care you need at your local hospital.

Rafael A. Lopez, MD, Charles Thomas, MD, Jogy Varghese, MD, and Hari Garapati, MD have been serving Montgomery, Selma, Prattville and Opelika for over 28 years.

All of the physicians with Montgomery Kidney Specialist are Board Certified in Nephrology and Internal Medicine.

The specialist will rotate monthly to Luverne starting with Dr. Garapati on May 22 from 1 p.m.- 3 p.m. For additional information or to schedule an appointment with one of the physician with Montgomery Kidney Specialist, please call 334-269-0212 and be sure to mention the Luverne Clinic.

Most insurances are accepted including Medicare, Medicaid, BCBS, United Health Care, Viva, Humana, Aetna, Tricare, Cigna, HealthSpring and more.