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Nephrology

The Nephrology Clinic consists of 7 full-time nephrologists, all of whom are actively involved in medical education. Together, these WSUPG specialists provide a full spectrum of care for patients with all types of kidney diseases. Our doctors have particular expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of diabetic and hypertensive kidney disease, lupus nephritis, polycystic kidney disease, and glomerular diseases.

Expertise is also available in the treatment of disorders of fluid and electrolytes, (i.e., disorders of sodium, potassium, calcium, and acidosis and alkalosis). Outpatient clinics provide a full spectrum of services for patients with chronic kidney disease and end-stage kidney disease. We offer the full spectrum of acute and chronic therapies, including hemodialysis, continuous ultra filtration, hemoperfusion, and peritoneal dialysis. We also have a Kidney Transplant Clinic staffed by two full-time Transplant Nephrologists. 

Particular expertise is available for the treatment of acute renal failure, toxic kidney injury and kidney failure associated with malignancy.

Unique programs include:

  • Dedicated inpatient floor with adjacent acute hemodialysis unit and facilities for peritoneal dialysis, renal biopsy and immunosuppressive therapy.
  • Access to one of the largest home peritoneal dialysis units in the state, offering state-of-the-art care to home dialysis patients.
  • State-of-the-art kidney transplant unit with two dedicated nephrologists, additional specialized training in transplantation.
    • Specializing in the treatment of high-risk patients including those with high antibody screens, HIV and Hepatitis C
    • Steroid-free protocols and novel immunosuppressive protocols
  • Kidney stone clinic geared to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of all types of kidney stones.
     

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