The pediatric nephrologist caters to the needs of children diagnosed with various types of renal problems starting from the common nephrotic syndrome to the rare. Congenital metabolic problems and syndromes involving the kidneys.
The Division of Pediatric Nephrology specializes in the diagnosis and management of children with a variety of acute and chronic kidney-related disorders. The division evaluates and treats hypertension, hematuria, proteinuria, renal tubular acidosis, nephrolithiasis, glomerulonephritis, and kidney failure. It also provides comprehensive care for pediatric patients with end-stage kidney disease, including care to patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis and follow-up care after kidney transplantation.
The division is committed to performing research in an effort to improve treatment and outcomes in pediatric patients with advanced kidney disease. Faculty members have diverse research interests and are involved in a number of studies that evaluate various aspects of care provided to children with kidney disease.