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Ellen Lunenfeld
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  • Nephrology
Accepting new patients


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Berkeley Heights Nephrology

1 Diamond Hill Road
Bensley Pavilion, Ground Floor
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
United States

Clinical Expertise

  • Acute renal failure
  • BUN test
  • Diabetes
  • ESRD
  • Electrolyte imbalance
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • High blood pressure
  • Hypertension
  • Kidney cancer
  • Kidney diseases
  • Kidney stones
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Renal cysts
  • albumin urine test
  • blood in urine
  • chronic renal failure
  • declining kidney function
  • edema
  • end stage renal disease
  • excessive thirst
  • frequent urination
  • glomerular filtration rate
  • hemodialysis
  • kidney failure
  • minimal change disease
  • nephrolithiasis
  • nephrotic syndrome
  • papillary necrosis
  • peritoneal dialysis
  • protein in urine
  • renal insufficiency
  • renovascular hypertension
  • swelling

Accepted Insurances

Always check with your health insurance carrier before scheduling any type of service. You can learn the details of your individual health insurance plan, including the amount of your copay, deductible, and coinsurance by visiting your health insurance company's website or by calling their customer service department. Click here to review our list of accepted insurance plans.

  • Aetna Medicare PrimeAetna Signature Administrators
  • HMO
  • Meritain
  • Open Access
  • POS
  • AHS - SMG is Tier 1
  • APCN - Aetna Premier Choice Network
  • Axcel Choice POS II
  • Axcel Open Access
  • Choice POS II
  • EPO Select
  • HNO - Health Network Option
  • Liberty - SMG is Tier 1
  • Medicare Advantage - HMO, PPO
  • Choice
  • PPO
  • Signature PPO
  • Assure Premier Plus
  • EPO
  • PPO
  • HMO
  • POS
  • Open Access
  • Open Access Plus
  • Local Value
  • Tiered Advantage
  • Advantage
  • HMO Plus
  • POS Plus
  • Regional Preferred
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Horizon BCBS NJ
  • Empire/Anthem BCBS PPO
  • Federal Program
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Out-of-State BCBS PPO Blue Card
  • PPO
  • HMO
  • Open Access
  • Cigna Health Plan (CHP)
  • Choice Fund
  • Indemnity
  • International
  • Open Access Plus
CHN - Consumer Health Network
Clover Medicare Advantage
  • All Plans
Coventry Health Plans
First Health
  • All Plans with First Health Logo
Humana Medicare Advantage
  • PPO
  • Traditional Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Medicare Supplemental Plans
  • Medicare Advantage PPO
  • All plans PPO
  • Multiplan/PHCS logo on card - PPO
Oxford Healthplan
  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Qualcare logo on card
  • OSCAR NJ Individual and Family Plan
  • Qualcare logo on card
  • PPO
  • EPO
  • Community Care Network
  • Emblem Health (with Qualcare logo)
  • HIP Prime (with Qualcare logo)
  • Traditional Plan
United Healthcare
  • AARP Medicare Complete - HMO, PPOChoice
  • Choice Plus
  • HMO
  • Navigate - EPO, HMO, POS
  • PPO

Training and Education

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Hypertension

Medical School

  • Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ


  • Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA


  • Nephrology, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

About Me

Ellen Lunenfeld, MD, FASN, FACP, is an internist specializing in clinical hypertension, kidney disease, and internal medicine, with a focus on preventive care. In addition to her position at Summit Medical Group, Dr. Lunenfeld teaches and supervises residents in nephrology and hypertension at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, New Jersey.

Dr. Lunenfeld is certified as a Hypertension Specialist, having successfully passed the American Hypertension Specialist Certification Program which identifies her as having expert skills and mastery of knowledge in the management of clinical hypertension and related disorders. She is a member of the American College of Physicians, Medical Society of New Jersey, Union County Medical Society, and American Society of Nephrology. She has been featured in New Jersey Monthly “Top Doctors” listings.

Dr. Lunenfeld is a recipient of the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Academic Excellence Award and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Chief Residents Distinguished Service Award for her outstanding contribution to medical housestaff education.

Dr. Lunenfeld finds interacting with her patients personally gratifying. She believes in treating patients as a whole, with emphasis on preventive measures that promote health.

When she is not working with her patients, Dr. Lunenfeld enjoys cooking, running, traveling, and spending time with her family.


Hospital Affiliations

  • Morristown Medical Center
  • Overlook Medical Center
  • Saint Barnabas Medical Center

Awards and Honors

  • Top Doctors 2020
  • Top Doctors 2018
  • Top Doctors 2017
  • Top Doctors 2015

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