Herman L. Anderson Jr., MD, a Nephrologist with NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem

Get to Nephrologist Dr. Herman L. Anderson Jr., who serves patients in Manhattan, New York.

A prominent nephrologist, Dr. Anderson Jr. serves patients at NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem in Manhattan, New York.

NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem provides a wide range of medical, surgical, diagnostic, therapeutic, and family support services to the residents of Central Harlem, West Harlem, Washington Heights, and Inwood. The hospital is a 272-bed acute care facility and a designated Level 2 Trauma Center, with a full spectrum of specialty services, including a burn unit, an adult intensive care unit, a neonatal intensive care unit, a pediatric intensive care unit, and a cardiac care unit.

Back in the early days of his academic career, Dr. Anderson Jr. graduated with his medical degree from Boston University in 1977, and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the Tulane University School of Medicine in 1980. Later, he completed a fellowship in nephrology at Columbia University in 1986.

Subsequent to his education, the doctor attained board certification in nephrology and internal medicine through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the kidneys. It is the study of normal kidney function and kidney disease, the preservation of kidney health, and the treatment of kidney disease, from diet and medication to renal replacement therapy. Nephrologists have advanced training in treating kidney disease. They diagnose and treat kidney failure, as well as help patients by prescribing medications, offering special diet advice, and coordinating dialysis care or kidney transplantation when it becomes necessary.

Speaking several languages, Dr. Anderson Jr. is fluent in English, Spanish, and French.

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