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Clinical Services

. Consultative General Nephrology
Kidney complications of diabetes mellitus and hypertension, inflammatory diseases affecting the kidney, such as systemic lupus erythematosus. Fluid and electrolyte disorders like abnormal blood levels of sodium, potassium and calcium levels. Acute and chronic kidney failure, volume overload from kidney diseases and other edematous states.
. Long-term Care after Kidney or Kidney-Pancreas Transplant
Medical care provided by specialists improves long-term outcome and reduces complications. Our physicians will closely monitor the function of your kidney transplant and adjust your anti-rejection medications, while serving as a bridge between you and your transplant center.
. Comprehensive Evaluation and Treatment of Hypertension (including consultation with a certified Hypertension Specialist and Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring)
Achieving optimum blood pressure control reduces the risk of kidney diseases, and death from strokes and heart disease. Treatment of hypertension requires a multifaceted approach: Medications, dietary modification, and an exercise program.
. Chronic Kidney Disease Clinic
Monitoring kidney function and treatment of chronic kidney disease to reduce complications and progression to kidney failure.
. Evaluation and Treatment of Kidney Stones
Patients who form stones are at risk of developing stones in the future. Although lithotripsy or surgical removal of stones provide immediate relief, the fundamentals of treatment requires careful medical evaluation and risk stratification to prevent new stone formation.
. Chronic Kidney Failure requiring Dialysis Treatment
There are various methods of treating patients with end stage kidney disease (chronic kidney failure). This includes in-center hemodialysis, home hemodialysis, and peritoneal dialysis. However, kidney transplantation is the best treatment option. Early evaluation and timely referral for kidney transplantation is the desired objective. 

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Medical Links

American Society of Nephrology

American Society of Hypertension

National Kidney Foundation

American Society of Transplant Surgeons

Center for Disease Control

American Association of Kidney Patients

 

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