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Dr. Vaughn W Folkert, MD

Dr. Vaughn W Folkert, MD

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    Overview

    Dr. Vaughn Folkert, MD is a Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist), who primarily practices in Bronx, NY with 2 additional practice locations. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Folkert graduated from Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine and completed his residency at Hartford Hospital. He is a member of the American Society of Nephrology International Society of Nephrology. Dr. Folkert is fluent in English, Arabic, Armenian, Cantonese, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, and Yiddish, and is currently seeing new patients. Dr. Folkert’s practice accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS), Medicaid, UnitedHealthcare, Cigna, Humana Health, Aetna, Medicare, Bravo Health and other major insurance plans. To book an appointment or to confirm insurance options, please call Dr. Folkert’s office at (866) 633-8255.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist)

    Education & Training

    Hartford Hospital (Residency)

    HARTFORD HOSP, 1977, Yes (Continuing Medical Education (CME))

    Medical Degree - Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine

    American Board of Internal Medicine since 1984

    Languages

    Arabic

    Armenian

    Cantonese

    Chinese

    French

    German

    Greek

    Hebrew

    Hindi

    Italian

    Japanese

    Korean

    Mandarin

    Polish

    Portuguese

    Russian

    Spanish

    Ukrainian

    Vietnamese

    Yiddish

    Medical Conditions Treated

    conditions treated by a Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist), like Dr. Vaughn Folkert, may include:

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    Medical Procedures Performed

    procedures performed by a Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist), like Dr. Vaughn Folkert, may include:

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    Insurances

    Top Insurances

    • Aetna

    • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)

    • Bravo Health

    • Cigna

    • Humana Health

    • Medicaid

    • Medicare

    • UnitedHealthcare

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    Locations

    Montefiore Medical Center

    1250 Waters Pl

    Bronx, NY 10461

    (866) 633-8255

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    Montefiore Medical Center

    1621 Eastchester Rd

    Bronx, NY 10461

    (718) 405-8040

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    Montefiore Medical Center

    1825 Eastchester Rd

    Bronx, NY 10461

    (718) 597-2255

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    Recognitions

    Memberships & Associations

    American Society of Nephrology International Society of Nephrology

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Vaughn Folkert accepting new patients?

    Yes, Dr. Vaughn Folkert is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Dr. Vaughn Folkert offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Folkert's office at (866) 633-8255 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Dr. Vaughn Folkert offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Folkert's office at (866) 633-8255 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Dr. Vaughn Folkert speak?

    Dr. Vaughn Folkert speaks English, Arabic, Armenian, Cantonese, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese and Yiddish.

    Which board certifications does Dr. Vaughn Folkert have?

    Dr. Vaughn Folkert is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

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