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Richard Paul, MD

Dr. Paul is a nephrologist in the Hickory area. He is affiliated with Carolinas Healthcare SYSTEM-BLUE Ridge and 3 more hospitals.
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Conditions treated

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Dr. Paul saw more chronic kidney disease patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Paul saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Paul saw more acute renal failure patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Paul saw more kidney failure patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Paul saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Paul saw more diabetes patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Paul saw more type 2 diabetes patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Paul saw more gout patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Paul saw coronary artery disease (CAD) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Paul saw heart disease patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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8.3k doctors
Dr. Paul saw atrial fibrillation (Afib) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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6.4k doctors
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6.4k doctors
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3.2k doctors
Dr. Paul saw blood cancer patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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11k doctors
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Dr. Paul saw peripheral artery disease (PAD) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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6.6k doctors
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6.6k doctors
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3.3k doctors
Dr. Paul saw type 1 diabetes patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Paul saw anemia patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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7.4k doctors
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Dr. Paul saw hyponatremia patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Paul saw high cholesterol patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Paul saw hormonal imbalance patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Paul saw liver condition patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Paul saw congestive heart failure (CHF) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Paul saw kidney stones patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Paul saw heart failure patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Paul saw peripheral vascular disease (PVD) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
Locations

Dr. Paul sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Piedmont Nephrology &
1899 Tate Blvd SE
Hickory, NC 28602
713 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Massachusetts Medical School
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1981

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine
    3. Nephrology
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Paul is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Carolinas Healthcare SYSTEM-BLUE Ridge
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)
  • Catawba Valley Medical Center
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)
  • Frye Regional Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)
  • Frye Regional Medical Center
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MedCost
  • Medicare
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield