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Dr. Peter Friend, MD

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Dr. Peter Friend, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in San Diego, CA. They specialize in Nephrology, has 51 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from University Of Pennsylvania / School Of Medicine and is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.

Dr. Friend works at Group Inc in San Diego, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Calcium Metabolism Disorders, Hypercalcemia and Hyperkalemia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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    Group Inc
    3626 Ruffin Rd # 82807, San Diego, CA 92123 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (858) 565-9666

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  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

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    Specialties
    • Nephrology
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    Years of Experience
    • 51 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1609825256
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • U Minn Hosps
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    • U Minn Hosps
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    Medical Education
    • University Of Pennsylvania / School Of Medicine
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    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Nephrology
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    Dr. Friend has seen patients for Calcium Metabolism Disorders, Hypercalcemia and Hyperkalemia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Friend on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

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