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Patient FAQs

Make An Appointment

Did you know you could make an appointment with your Balboa Nephrology Provider simply by logging into the MyChart Patient Portal?

 

  • Sign into your MyChart Patient Portal Account.
  • Click on “Menu” in the top left corner. 
  • Click on “Schedule an Appointment”.
  • Follow the prompts. (Provider, Reason for visit, Location, Time)

We hope this information is helpful. If you have any feedback or need assistance , please do not hesitate to contact us at 858.810.8000.

Thank you for choosing Balboa Nephrology!

New Phone System Information

Calling us just got easier! We’ve updated our phone system to make reaching the right department faster and simpler. The new system has fewer options and clearer choices, so you can get the help you need quickly. Give us a call and see the difference!

Here is a brief overview of the new phone system prompts:
  • Press 1 – Hospital, Physician, Laboratory
  • Press 2 – Appointment Scheduling
  • Press 3 – Clinical Referrals
  • Press 4 – Billing and Insurance
  • Press 5 – Confirm your appointment or leave a non-urgent message for the office
Additional Information:
  • If you have a medical emergency, please call 911.
  • Voicemail messages will be returned within the next business day.
  • If you are calling the phone tree outside of our regular business hours, you will be able to leave a voicemail message. A representative will return your call as soon as possible.

We hope that the new phone system will make it easier and faster for you to reach the help you need. If you have any feedback on our new phone system , please do not hesitate to contact us at 858.810.8000.

 

Top Questions from actual Balboa Nephrology Patients

Can you email/text me my bill, labs, and or appt. reminders?

Patients are able to log into their MyChart Patient Portal account.  The MyChart Patient Portal is a secure online website that gives patients convenient, 24-hour access to personal health information from anywhere with an Internet connection. Using a secure username and password, patients can schedule an appointment, view test results and medications, pay a bill and more.

If you do not have access to the MyChart Patient Portal, please call (858) 810-8000.  Our team will be able to help you set up your account and activation.

Can the Doctor go over my test results?
Yes. During your doctor’s appointment, your provider will be able to discuss lab and test results with you.
When is my next appointment?

Patients who have signed up with MyChart will have access to their appointment information, view upcoming and past visits as well as their After Visit Summary.

Do I have co-pay?

Your copay amount is printed right on your health plan ID card. However, you are also able to review your insurance summary and coverage details in the MyChart Patient Portal. If you aren’t sure, please ask the Balboa Nephrology Medical Assistant before your appointment.

Will I be able to get a prescription over the phone without having to see my doctor?
To receive a new medication prescription, you must be evaluated by your physician.
What type of insurance is accepted?

Patients may check if their insurance is accepted by viewing the Insurance information below. Patients may also contact your physician’s office directly.

What happens during my visit?

If you have recently been referred to a nephrologist, you may be feeling a sense of fear and anxiety. We understand that declining kidney health can be confusing or overwhelming. Our physicians are kind and knowledgeable—here to guide you step-by-step with a compassionate and trusting approach. You can count on receiving cutting edge treatment that is customized to your specific kidney care needs when you choose Balboa Nephrology Medical Group as your nephrology provider.

For information on what you can expect for your first appointment, please visit: balboacare.com/new-patients/

Where is Balboa Nephrology located?

Balboa Nephrology has 18 clinic locations. Information is available on balboaCare.com/locations. Clinic location information is also available by visiting balboaCare.com/providers.

Is dialysis performed at Balboa Nephrology clinics?

Dialysis treatment is not available at Balboa Nephrology clinics. 

Do Balboa Nephrology Providers perform surgeries?

Balboa Nephrology Nephrologists do not perform surgeries.

Information to know for your visit:

It’s important to have your bloodwork done prior to your appointment. Lab and test results will be discussed during your visit.

  • It is important to have your lab order done 1-2 weeks prior to your appointment.
  • If you have labs for a primary care physician or any other provider, use BOTH orders to ensure each different specialty gets what they need to treat you
  • Having your labs done 1-2 weeks before your clinic visit is important because it gives your doctor time to receive the results and review to plan your care.

Please arrive 15-30 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time. Arriving early will allow time to:

  • Verify and scan insurance cards.
  • Verify and review signatures.
  • Review all your medications – even if there are no changes.

Knowing your current list of medications is very helpful.

  • Your Balboa Nephrology Care Team puts patients first and will be respectful of and responsive to your individual preferences, needs, and values.

Bring your medication list or bottles to every appointment even when there are no changes.

  • The most important care given is medication management.
  • Always inform your Balboa Nephrology care team if a different physician adds, delete or changes your medications.

Insurance Providers

To find a provider that accepts your insurance:

Select you insurance provider from the drop-down menu.
The physicians that appear accept the insurance selected.

Terry Behrend, M.D.

Position: Vascular Access Center
Categories: Aetna, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, American Choice Provider Network (ACPN), Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield, California Health & Wellness, CHG, Cigna, Cigna Local Plus (Invitation only), Clinicas de Salud: Community Care IPA, Complete Care IPA (Avanta/Astiva), Coventry First Health, Dept. of Veteran's Affair (CalVet), EA Health (Sharp), Easy Access Care IPA, Family Health Center San Diego PACE, Freedom Physicians IPA, Golden Physicians Medical Group, Health Excell IPA (Formerly XIMED), Health Net, Health Net Federal Services (TRICARE), Health Now IPA, Health Smart/Interplan, Humana ChoiceCare Network, Imperial Health Holdings, IN Physician Associates, Insurance Providers, Integrated Health Partners, Kaiser, Medi-cal, Medicare, Molina, MPMG, Multiplan/ PHCS/ Beech Street, Networks By Design, PFMC, Primary Care Associates of California IPA, Prime Health Services, Regal Medical Group, SCMG, Scripps Health Plan Services: Scripps Coastal IPA, Scripps Physicians Medical Group, Scripps Preference Network, Sharp Health Plan, Sharp Rees- Stealy (SRS CLINIC & HOSPITAL ONLY), ST. PAUL'S PACE, United Healhcare, United Physicians International, Universal Care (Brand New Day), Vantage, Vascular Access Center, Western Growers/ Pinnacle, YOUnity Medical Affiliates IPA
Location: VAC4, Vascular Access Center
Behrend:

Location: Vascular Access Center
Address: 6402 El Cajon Blvd #100, San Diego, CA 92115
Phone: 619-582-4490
Fax: 619-582-4737

Dr. Behrend joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group in 2001. He practices in the College area; specializing in kidney diseases which includes hemodialysis patients at both FMC and DaVita Dialysis units.

Dr. Behrend attended medical school at the University of Michigan where he obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree. He went on to complete both his residency and Nephrology fellowship training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis Missouri.

Outside of work, Dr. Behrend enjoys anything technology related, snowboarding and college football.

Terry Behrend, M.D.

Vascular Access Center

Dr. Behrend joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group in 2001. He...

Ramin Berenji, M.D.

Position: El Centro
Categories: Aetna, AHCCCS, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, American Choice Provider Network (ACPN), Anthem Blue Cross, Balboa Research, Blue Shield, California Health & Wellness, CFMC, Cigna, Cigna Local Plus (Invitation only), Clinicas de Salud: Community Care IPA, CMSP, Coventry First Health, Easy Access Care IPA, El Centro, Freedom Physicians IPA, Health Excell IPA (Formerly XIMED), Health Net, Health Net Federal Services (TRICARE), Health Smart/Interplan, Humana ChoiceCare Network, Imperial County Physicians Medical Group, IN Physician Associates, Insurance Providers, Medi-cal, Medicare, Molina, Multiplan/ PHCS/ Beech Street, Network Providers (Health Net), Networks By Design, NX Health, PFMC, Prime Health Services, Regal Medical Group, ST. PAUL'S PACE, United Healhcare, Universal Care (Brand New Day), Western Growers/ Pinnacle
Location: Balboa Research El Centro, El Centro

Location: El Centro
Address: 2205 Ross Ave #101, El Centro, CA 92243
Phone: 760-353-0404
Fax: 760-353-0392
Hours: 8am – 5pm

Dr. Berenji joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group in 2006. He practices in the El Centro and Brawley area; specializing in kidney diseases which includes hemodialysis patients at Fresenius Medical Care.

Dr. Berenji attended medical school at the University Of Hamburg School Of Medicine, in West Germany where he obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree. After he completed his residency at Good Samaritan Hospital/John Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, he completed his Nephrology fellowship training at Stanford University.

Dr. Berenji holds the following Memberships: American Medical Association, California Medical Association, Imperial County Medical Society, American Society of Nephrology and American College of Physicians. He has been awarded the Fellow of American College of Physicians and the Fellow of American Society of Nephrology.

Dr. Berenji is Vice President of  Balboa Nephrology Medical Group, Executive Vice President and Principal Investigator at Balboa Research.  He is also a Clinical Instructor at Imperial Valley College and speaks German and Farsi.

He enjoys jazz, playing tennis, travel and photography.

Ramin Berenji, M.D.

El Centro

Dr. Berenji joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group in 2006. He...

Mark Boiskin, M.D.

Position: Encinitas | La Jolla | Poway
Categories: Aetna, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, American Choice Provider Network (ACPN), Anthem Blue Cross, ARCH: SCMG, Balboa Research, Blue Shield, Blue Shield PROMISE Health Plan (Formerly Care 1st), California Health & Wellness, CHG, Cigna, Cigna Local Plus (Invitation only), Clinicas de Salud: Community Care IPA, Complete Care IPA (Avanta/Astiva), Coventry First Health, Dept. of Veteran's Affair (CalVet), EA Health (Scripps La Jolla), Easy Access Care IPA, Encinitas, Family Health Center San Diego PACE, Freedom Physicians IPA, Gary & Mary West Senior Services (PACE), Golden Physicians Medical Group, Greater Tri Cities IPA, Health Excell IPA (Formerly XIMED), Health Net, Health Net Federal Services (TRICARE), Health Now IPA, Health Smart/Interplan, Humana ChoiceCare Network, Imperial Health Holdings, IN Physician Associates, Insurance Providers, Integrated Health Partners, Kaiser, La Jolla, Medi-cal, Medicare, Molina, MPMG, Multiplan/ PHCS/ Beech Street, Networks By Design, PFMC, Poway, Primary Care Associates, Primary Care Associates of California IPA, Prime Health Services, Regal Medical Group, SCMG, Scripps Health Plan Services: Scripps Coastal IPA, Scripps Physicians Medical Group, Scripps Preference Network, Sharp Health Plan, Sharp Rees- Stealy (SRS CLINIC & HOSPITAL ONLY), ST. PAUL'S PACE, United Healhcare, United Physicians International, Universal Care (Brand New Day), Western Growers/ Pinnacle, YOUnity Medical Affiliates IPA
Location: Encinitas, La Jolla, Poway

Location: Encinitas
Address: 320 Santa Fe Drive Suite 212, Encinitas, CA 92024
Phone: 858-558-8150
Fax: 858-346-1024

Location: La Jolla
Address: 9834 Genesee Ave Suite 312, La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: 858-558-8150
Fax: 858-346-1024

Location: Poway
Address: 15708 Pomerado Rd, Suite N205, Poway, CA 92064
Phone: 858-558-8150
Fax: 858-558-7601

Dr. Boiskin joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group in 1999. He practices in the La Jolla, Poway and Encinitas area; specializing in kidney diseases which includes hemodialysis patients at both FMC and DaVita Dialysis units.  He is also actively involved in research with Balboa Research.

Dr. Boiskin attended medical school at the University of Stellenbosch Medical School in South Africa where he obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree. After completing his residency at the University of Alberta in Canada, he completed his fellowship training at the University of California San Diego.

Spending time with his wife, daughter and son are the most important things to him. He enjoys helping his wife with her animal sanctuary, scuba diving with his daughter and exercising with his son. He is also involved with nature conservation and when he has time, he enjoys reading a good book.

Mark Boiskin, M.D.

Encinitas | La Jolla | Poway

Dr. Boiskin joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group in 1999. He...

Melanie Braytenbah, N.P.

Position: Chula Vista - Sharp Hospital
Categories: Aetna, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, American Choice Provider Network (ACPN), Blue Shield, Blue Shield PROMISE Health Plan (Formerly Care 1st), California Health & Wellness, CHG, Chula Vista - Sharp Hospital, Clinicas de Salud: Community Care IPA, Complete Care IPA (Avanta/Astiva), Coventry First Health, Dept. of Veteran's Affair (CalVet), Easy Access Care IPA, Family Health Center San Diego PACE, Freedom Physicians IPA, Health Excell IPA (Formerly XIMED), Health Net, Health Net Federal Services (TRICARE), Health Now IPA, Health Smart/Interplan, Humana ChoiceCare Network, Imperial Health Holdings, IN Physician Associates, Insurance Providers, Integrated Health Partners, Medi-cal, Medicare, Molina, MPMG/SCAN, Primary Care Associates, Primary Care Associates of California IPA, Prime Health Services, SCMG, Scripps Health Plan Services: Scripps Coastal IPA, Scripps Preference Network, Sharp Health Plan, ST. PAUL'S PACE, United Healhcare, United Physicians International, Universal Care (Brand New Day), Western Growers/ Pinnacle, YOUnity Medical Affiliates IPA
Location: Chula Vista - Sharp Hospital

Location: Chula Vista – Sharp Hospital
Address: 752 Medical Center Ct # 302, Chula Vista, CA 91911
Phone: 619-421-3361
Fax: 619-869-4378

Melanie Braytenbah (Akins) joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group in 2018. She provides dialysis coverage at both FMC and DaVita Dialysis units throughout San Diego County.

Melanie received her Master of Science in Family Nurse Practitioner degree at Middle Tennessee State University.

In her free time, Melanie enjoys hiking, traveling, sightseeing, and outdoor activities with her dogs and loved ones.

Melanie Braytenbah, N.P.

Chula Vista - Sharp Hospital

Melanie Akins joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group in 2018. She...

Juan Calderon Molina, M.D.

Position: National City and San Diego Vascular Access Center
Categories: Aetna, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, American Choice Provider Network (ACPN), Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Blue Shield PROMISE Health Plan (Formerly Care 1st), California Health & Wellness, CHG, Cigna, Cigna Local Plus (Invitation only), Clinicas de Salud: Community Care IPA, CMSP, Complete Care IPA (Avanta/Astiva), Coventry First Health, Dept. of Veteran's Affair (CalVet), EA Health (Scripps La Jolla), EA Health (Sharp), Easy Access Care IPA, Family Health Center San Diego PACE, Freedom Physicians IPA, Golden Physicians Medical Group, Health Excell IPA (Formerly XIMED), Health Net, Health Net Federal Services (TRICARE), Health Now IPA, Health Smart/Interplan, Humana ChoiceCare Network, Imperial County Physicians Medical Group, Imperial Health Holdings, IN Physician Associates, Insurance Providers, Integrated Health Partners, Kaiser, Medi-cal, Medicare, Molina, MPMG, Multiplan/ PHCS/ Beech Street, National City, Networks By Design, NX Health, PFMC, Primary Care Associates of California IPA, Prime Health Services, Prime Healthcare Services (Alvarado & PV Hospital), Regal Medical Group, SCMG, Scripps Health Plan Services: Scripps Coastal IPA, Scripps Physicians Medical Group, Scripps Preference Network, Sharp Health Plan, Sharp Rees- Stealy (SRS CLINIC & HOSPITAL ONLY), ST. PAUL'S PACE, United Healhcare, United Physicians International, Universal Care (Brand New Day), Western Growers/ Pinnacle, YOUnity Medical Affiliates IPA
Location: National City, VAC2, Vascular Access Center

Location: National City
Address: 655 Euclid Ave Suite 303, National City, CA 91950
Phone: 619-475-4900
Fax: 619-475-8373

Dr. Calderon Molina joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group in 2016. He practices in the National City area; specializing in the management of chronic kidney disease with an emphasis on diabetic kidney disease and glomerular diseases. Dr. Calderon Molina’s practice includes the management of hemodialysis patients at both FMC and DaVita Dialysis units.

Dr. Calderon Molina attended medical school at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana School of Medicine in Bogotá, Colombia, where he obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree. Dr. Calderon Molina completed both his Internal Medicine Residency and Nephrology Fellowship training at the Yale New Haven Hospital/Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dr. Calderon Molina is also a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology (FASN). Dr. Calderon Molina is interested in quality outcomes and patient experience satisfaction.

Dr. Calderon Molina enjoys sports like tennis and soccer in his spare time and he is learning to play piano.

Juan Calderon Molina, M.D.

National City and San Diego Vascular Access Center

Dr. Calderon Molina joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group in 2016....

Angelica Camargo-Lowthers, N.P.

Position: Hillcrest
Categories: Aetna, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, American Choice Provider Network (ACPN), Blue Shield, Blue Shield PROMISE Health Plan (Formerly Care 1st), California Health & Wellness, CHG, Clinicas de Salud: Community Care IPA, Complete Care IPA (Avanta/Astiva), Coventry First Health, Dept. of Veteran's Affair (CalVet), Easy Access Care IPA, Family Health Center San Diego PACE, Freedom Physicians IPA, Health Excell IPA (Formerly XIMED), Health Net, Health Net Federal Services (TRICARE), Health Now IPA, Health Smart/Interplan, Hillcrest, Humana ChoiceCare Network, Imperial Health Holdings, IN Physician Associates, Insurance Providers, Integrated Health Partners, Medi-cal, Medicare, Molina, MPMG/SCAN, Primary Care Associates of California IPA, Prime Health Services, SCMG, Scripps Health Plan Services: Scripps Coastal IPA, Scripps Preference Network, Sharp Health Plan, ST. PAUL'S PACE, United Healhcare, United Physicians International, Universal Care (Brand New Day), Western Growers/ Pinnacle, YOUnity Medical Affiliates IPA
Location: Hillcrest

Location: Hillcrest
Address: 4060 Fourth Ave Suite 220, San Diego, CA 92103
Phone: 619-299-2350
Fax: 619-297-8379

Angelica Camargo-Lowthers joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group in 2009. She provides dialysis coverage at both FMC and DaVita Dialysis units throughout San Diego County.

Angelica received her Master of Science in Nursing at San Diego State University and went on to receive her Family Nurse Practitioner certificate at the University of California San Diego.

Angelica Camargo-Lowthers, N.P.

Hillcrest

Angelica Camargo-Lowthers joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group in 2009. She...

Alan Cantillep, M.D.

Position: Fountain Valley | Orange
Categories: Aetna, Alta Med, American Choice Provider Network (ACPN), Anthem, Blue Shield, Cal Optima, Caremore, Central Health/Advantage Care, Cigna, Cigna Local Plus (Invitation only), Conventry, Family Choice, Fountain Valley, Fountain Valley & Los Alamitos IPA (Coastal Healthcare), Freedom Physicians IPA, GNP/ Edinger (Memorial Care), Health Excell IPA (Formerly XIMED), Health Net, Health Net Federal Services (TRICARE), Health Smart/Interplan, Healthcare Partners, HOAG Physician Partners, Humana ChoiceCare Network, Imperial County Physicians Medical Group, IN Physician Associates, Insurance Providers, K Care Network, Kaiser, Medi-cal, Medicare, Memorial Care, Monarch, Networks By Design, Noble: OC Phys IPA, Orange, Primary Care Associates of California IPA, Prime Health Services, Prospect Medical Group, Providence: OSCAR (Hoag), Regal Medical Group, Specialty Care Network, United Healhcare, Universal Care (Brand New Day), Western Growers/ Pinnacle
Location: Fountain Valley, Orange

Location: Fountain Valley
Address: 11100 Warner Ave # 218, Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Phone: 714-641-9696
Fax: 714-641-1211

Location: Orange
Address: 725 W. La Veta Avenue, Suite 110, Orange CA 92868
Phone: 714-641-9696
Fax: 714-641-1211

Dr. Cantillep joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group in 2018. He practices in the Fountain Valley area; specializing in kidney diseases which includes hemodialysis patients at both Fresenius and DaVita Dialysis units.

Dr. Cantillep was raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California, Irvine. He attended medical school at Michigan State University, where he was a member of the Leadership in Medicine for the Underserved and Vulnerable program. He returned to sunny Southern California for residency at St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach, CA. He then completed a year as a Chief Resident followed by a year as an attending hospitalist. He went on to Nephrology fellowship training at the University of Southern California. During his time as a fellow he performed research in bedside ultrasound and received an award for his quality improvement work.

Outside of medicine, Dr. Cantillep can often be found working on his cooking technique, exercising, or enjoying life with his wife and young daughter.

Alan Cantillep, M.D.

Fountain Valley | Orange

Dr. Cantillep joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group in 2018. He...

Tepsiri Chongkrairatanakul, M.D.

Position: San Diego
Categories: Aetna, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, American Choice Provider Network (ACPN), Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Blue Shield PROMISE Health Plan (Formerly Care 1st), California Health & Wellness, CHG, Cigna, Cigna Local Plus (Invitation only), Clinicas de Salud: Community Care IPA, Complete Care IPA (Avanta/Astiva), Coventry First Health, Dept. of Veteran's Affair (CalVet), EA Health (Sharp), Easy Access Care IPA, Family Health Center San Diego PACE, Freedom Physicians IPA, Health Excell IPA (Formerly XIMED), Health Net, Health Net Federal Services (TRICARE), Health Now IPA, Health Smart/Interplan, Humana ChoiceCare Network, Imperial Health Holdings, IN Physician Associates, Insurance Providers, Integrated Health Partners, Kaiser, Medi-cal, Medicare, Molina, MPMG, Multiplan/ PHCS/ Beech Street, Networks By Design, PFMC, Primary Care Associates of California IPA, Prime Health Services, Regal Medical Group, San Diego, Scripps Health Plan Services: Scripps Coastal IPA, Scripps Physicians Medical Group, Scripps Preference Network, Sharp Health Plan, Sharp Rees- Stealy (SRS CLINIC & HOSPITAL ONLY), ST. PAUL'S PACE, United Healhcare, United Physicians International, Universal Care (Brand New Day), Western Growers/ Pinnacle, YOUnity Medical Affiliates IPA
Location: San Diego

Location: San Diego 
Address: 8010 Frost St # 100, San Diego, CA 92123
Phone: 858-650-5000
Fax: 858-637-4701

Dr. Tepsiri Chongkrairatanakul or “ Dr. Chong” joined Balboa Nephrology in 2018. He practices at Sharp Memorial Hospital and covers the Sharp Metro area. He specializes in a variety of kidney diseases, glomerular diseases, kidney stone prevention, dialysis, and hypertension. He has a special interest in kidney and pancreas transplants and is part of the transplant team at Sharp Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Chong obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree from Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand. He completed his internal medicine residency and chief residency at Bassett Medical Center in New York. He completed his Nephrology Fellowship at Boston University followed by a Transplant Nephrology fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He very much enjoyed teaching and was an Assistant Professor as well as Associate Program Director of Nephrology Fellowship training at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

In free time, he enjoys cooking Thai food, jogging and reading with his 3-year-old twin daughters.

Tepsiri Chongkrairatanakul, M.D.

San Diego

Dr. Tepsiri Chongkrairatanakul or “ Dr. Chong” joined Balboa Nephrology...

Qasim Choudry, M.D.

Position: Escondido and San Diego Vascular Access Center
Categories: Aetna, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Alignment Healthcare, American Choice Provider Network (ACPN), Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Blue Shield PROMISE Health Plan (Formerly Care 1st), California Health & Wellness, Champion Health Plan, CHG, Cigna, Cigna Local Plus (Invitation only), Clinicas de Salud: Community Care IPA, CMSP, Complete Care IPA (Avanta/Astiva), Dept. of Veteran's Affair (CalVet), Easy Access Care IPA, Escondido, Family Health Center San Diego PACE, Freedom Physicians IPA, Gary & Mary West Senior Services (PACE), Golden Physicians Medical Group, Graybill North Coastal, Greater Tri Cities IPA, Health Excell IPA (Formerly XIMED), Health Net, Health Net Federal Services (TRICARE), Health Smart/Interplan, Humana ChoiceCare Network, Imperial Health Holdings, IN Physician Associates, Integrated Health Partners, Kaiser, MedCare Partners-Premiere Patient Care IPA, Medi-cal, Medicare, Molina, MPMG, Multiplan/ PHCS/ Beech Street, Networks By Design, PFMC, Primary Care Associates, Primary Care Associates of California IPA, Prime Health Services, Prospect Medical Group, Regal Medical Group, San Diego Regional, SCMG, Scripps Health Plan Services: Scripps Coastal IPA, Scripps Physicians Medical Group, Sharp Health Plan, Sharp Rees- Stealy (SRS CLINIC & HOSPITAL ONLY), ST. PAUL'S PACE, United Healhcare, United Physicians International, Western Growers/ Pinnacle, YOUnity Medical Affiliates IPA
Location: Escondido, VAC3, Vascular Access Center

Location: Escondido
Address:
1955 Citracado Parkway, Suite 301, Escondido, CA 92029
Phone:
760-294-1660
Fax: 760-745-5016
Hours: 8am – 5pm

Location: Vascular Access Center
Address: 6402 El Cajon Blvd #100, San Diego, CA 92115
Phone: 619-582-4490
Fax: 619-582-4737

Dr. Choudry joined Balboa Nephrology in 2023.  He graduated from St. George’s University of Medicine.  Following medical school, Dr. Choudry completed his residency at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Santa Clara, and subsequently pursued a nephrology fellowship at the University of Louisville. For 15 years, Dr. Choudry practiced at a single specialty nephrology practice in Louisville, Kentucky, with a particular emphasis on Interventional Nephrology.

Recently, Dr. Choudry relocated to San Diego to be closer to his family. In his free time, he enjoys staying active through running, trekking, and playing basketball with his two boys.

Qasim Choudry, M.D.

Escondido and San Diego Vascular Access Center

Dr. Choudry joined Balboa Nephrology in 2023.  He graduated from...

Abraham Daneshvar, P.A.

Position: Escondido
Categories: Aetna, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, American Choice Provider Network (ACPN), Blue Shield, Blue Shield PROMISE Health Plan (Formerly Care 1st), California Health & Wellness, CHG, Clinicas de Salud: Community Care IPA, Complete Care IPA (Avanta/Astiva), Coventry First Health, Dept. of Veteran's Affair (CalVet), Easy Access Care IPA, Escondido, Family Health Center San Diego PACE, Freedom Physicians IPA, Health Excell IPA (Formerly XIMED), Health Net, Health Net Federal Services (TRICARE), Health Now IPA, Health Smart/Interplan, Humana ChoiceCare Network, Imperial Health Holdings, IN Physician Associates, Insurance Providers, Integrated Health Partners, Medi-cal, Medicare, Molina, MPMG/SCAN, Primary Care Associates, Primary Care Associates of California IPA, Prime Health Services, Scripps Health Plan Services: Scripps Coastal IPA, Scripps Preference Network, Sharp Health Plan, ST. PAUL'S PACE, United Healhcare, United Physicians International, Universal Care (Brand New Day), Western Growers/ Pinnacle, YOUnity Medical Affiliates IPA
Location: Escondido

Location: Escondido
Address: 1955 Citracado Parkway, Suite 301, Escondido, CA 92029
Phone: 760-294-1660
Fax: 760-745-5016
Hours: 8am – 5pm

Abraham Daneshvar joined Balboa Nephrology Medical group in 2016. He graduated from medical school in Iran in 1998 and practiced there as a family physician for 7 years until coming to the United States in 1995.

Abraham received his Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from University of Detroit Mercy in 2002 and since then, has been practicing as a Nephrology Physician’s Assistant.

He enjoys spending his free time with his wife and son, hiking, swimming, biking and reading.

Abraham Daneshvar, P.A.

Escondido

Abraham Daneshvar joined Balboa Nephrology Medical group in 2016. He...

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