One in 10 American adults, more than 20 million, have some level of chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Polyclinic’s Nephrology department specializes in kidneys and provides state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases, including the conditions these diseases can produce such as diabetes mellitus and polycystic kidney disease.
Education and Experience You Can Trust
All of our specialists are board certified nephrologists, which means they completed seven or more years of medical school and postgraduate training leading to Board Certification in Internal Medicine. Then, for at least two years, these nephrologists studied a broad range of kidney disorders and their effect on other body organs.
- Chronic kidney disease and end stage kidney disease
- Anemia associated with kidney disease
- Cystic diseases
- Kidney stones
- Kidney transplant care
- Renal complications in pregnancy
- Acute kidney failure, including electrolyte and acid-based disturbance
- Intrinsic kidney diseases such as diabetic nephropathy, hypertensive kidney disease, glomerulonephritis and chronic pylonephritis
- Proteinuria (protein in the urine)
- Hematuria (blood in the urine)
- Bone disease related to kidney disease
- Fluid and electrolyte disorders, including edema, potassium, acid-based and calcium disorders
- Kidney disease associated with diabetes