Nephrology

kidneyIf you are dealing with kidney disease, you can take confidence in the fact that we are nationally recognized as one of the leading kidney treatment and research centers in the country.

Our board-certified specialists diagnose and treat patients with common kidney diseases as well as those with rare disorders. This comprehensive range includes chronic kidney disease, hypertension, fluid electrolyte problems, hematuria, proteinuria, glomerulonephritis, system lupus erythematosus, kidney stones, polycystic kidney disease and Fabry’s disease.

A full spectrum of services available

We offer dialysis and kidney transplant programs, as well as diagnostic studies related to the entire spectrum of medical renal disease. As an academic medical center, we often can provide unique treatments and resources that may not be available elsewhere. Our faculty physicians are renowned experts and are actively involved in clinical research that translates to advances and improvements in kidney care.

Just as prevention and early detection are essential to controlling kidney disease, education and awareness of relevant risk factors are essential to managing its progression. We take a multidisciplinary approach to kidney related problems and promote ongoing patient education and support to help you effectively manage your disease and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

To reach Nephrology, call 913-588-6074.

US News 2017-2018Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Our nephrology program ranks No. 46 among the nation's top 50 in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals 2017-18. Rankings are based on measurable achievements in quality, patient safety, nursing excellence and other best patient care indicators. This is our eighth time to achieve the honor.