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Dr. Eric Wechsler, MD

Nephrology
4.5 (20)
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20 years of experience

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Dr. Eric Wechsler, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Newport Beach, CA. They specialize in Nephrology, has 20 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from University of Miami / School of Medicine and is affiliated with Hoag Hospital Newport Beach and Hoag Orthopedic Institute.

Dr. Wechsler works at West Coast Kidney in Newport Beach, CA with other offices in Huntington Beach, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Proteinuria, Mineral Metabolism Disorders and Hyperkalemia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Locations

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    Eric Wechsler MD
    1501 Superior Ave Ste 208, Newport Beach, CA 92663 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (949) 287-8776
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    Eric Wechsler MD
    17762 Beach Blvd Ste 120, Huntington Beach, CA 92647 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (949) 287-8776

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Hoag Hospital Newport Beach
  • Hoag Orthopedic Institute

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    Oct 15, 2021
    Dr. Wechsler is great! He is very knowledgeable and it truly shows. He takes time to answer questions thoroughly and never rushed through any appointments. I highly recommend!
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    About Dr. Eric Wechsler, MD

    Specialties
    • Nephrology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 20 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1659469526
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Cedars Sinai UCLA
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Miami / School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University Of Florida
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Nephrology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Eric Wechsler, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Wechsler is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Wechsler has an average wait time of Under 10 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Wechsler has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Wechsler has seen patients for Proteinuria, Mineral Metabolism Disorders and Hyperkalemia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Wechsler on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    20 patients have reviewed Dr. Wechsler. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Wechsler.

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