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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Edgard M. Vera Tapia, MD

Specialty
  • Nephrology
    (Board Certified)
Additional Language Spoken
Spanish, English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Barstow Community Hospital
  • Premier Healthcare
  • St. Mary High Desert Medical Group
  • St. Mary Medical Center
  • Victor Valley Global Medical Center
Address
St. Mary Medical Center
18300 US Highway 18
Apple Valley, CA 92307
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
St. Mary Medical Center
18300 US Highway 18
Apple Valley, CA 92307
Get Directions
Phone
(760) 242-2311

Secondary Office

Address
Edgar Vera, MD
17207 Jasmine Street
Suite 2
Victorville, CA 92395
Phone
(760) 780-4179
Fax
(760) 241-4591
Hours
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Nephrology
      (Board Certified)
    Secondary Specialties
    • Internal Medicine
      (Board Certified)
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      Universided Nacianal San Agustin
    • Internship
      Universided Nacianal San Agustin
    • Residency
      Universided Nacianal San Agustin
    • Fellowship
      Henry Ford Hospital
    Areas of Interest

    Nephrology, Kidney Disease, Hypertension, Internal Medicine

  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography

    What is your philosophy of practice?
    Help patients understand throughly their medical conditions so they can make better choices regarding their health care.

    Note: We provide health care in diseases of the kidneys, high blood pressure, electrolyte and acid-base disorders, renal stones and provide all modalities of dialysis and kidney transplants.

    Certifications
    Board Certified Internal Medicine American Board of Internal Medicine Board Certified Nephrology American Board of Nephrology