Nephrology

nephrologyIf your child has a kidney disorder, it may take one of many forms:
  • Bed wetting
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Hypertension
  • Blood or protein in urine
  • Kidney stones, kidney injury or other kidney condition
  • Congenital anomalies of the kidneys or urinary tract
Our specialists diagnose and treat children (newborns to young adults) with a broad range of disorders, from very common conditions to very rare diseases.

Throughout treatment, our team will work with you to keep you informed of your child’s condition and treatment options. We want you to participate in your child’s treatment decisions and are available to answer your questions or concerns. We respect and accommodate linguistic and cultural differences. We will also coordinate care with your child's primary care physician.

Some of the available diagnostic or treatment options include:
  • Dialysis 
  • Kidney biopsies 
  • Kidney scan 
  • Kidney transplants 
  • Medical management
  • Surgical management
You can take confidence in knowing that our hospital is recognized as one of the leading kidney treatment and research centers in the country. In addition, we have the highest three-year success rate for kidney transplant survival among transplanting centers in the immediate four-state region.