Svetlana Pyatigorskaya, MD
About Dr. Svetlana Pyatigorskaya
Dr. Svetlana Pyatigorskaya( or Dr. P ) is a qualified nephrologist. She lives in New York and has been actively practicing medicine for 8 years.
Dr. Pyatigorskaya obtained her graduate degree from Hunter College, New York City. After that, she obtained the Doctor of Medicine Degree from Ross University School of Medicine.
Dr. Pyatigorskaya completed her Internal Medicine Residencyat Maimonides Medical Center. She then pursued and finisheda Nephrology fellowship at Nassau University Medical Center.
Dr. Pyatigorskaya treats a number of health conditions. Some common health conditions include chronic kidney disease, kidney stones, acid-base or electrolyte disorders and hematuria. Hematuria is a condition in which blood is found in the urine, this can bedue to urinary tract infections, kidney stones or toxins.
Dr. Pyatigorskaya performs a variety of procedures on the patients. Some common procedures she performs include dialysis or renal replacement therapy. It is a therapy which replaces the normal blood filtering function of the kidneys. She is also able to refer patients for kidney transplantation, which is the replacement of the old kidney with the new donor kidney.
She also treats acute kidney failure, which is life-threatening. Dr. Patigorskya treats acute kidney failure, according to its cause. After that, she prescribes medications to support the body while the kidney recovers. Dr. Pyatigorskaya is able to prepare patients in case they need Dialysis in the future, ordering appropriate testing and guiding them through fistula placement with vascular interventionists.
Dr. Pyatigorskaya also provides Primary Care services at a Century Medical and Dental Center ; she is fluent in English and Russian.