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Nephrology

Among the finest in kidney care

University of Minnesota Children’s Hospital has a full range of care for infants, children and adolescents who have kidney disease. Worldwide, we have performed the largest number of pediatric kidney transplants and have the highest reported infant kidney transplant success rate.

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Ranked since 2009 by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top pediatric nephrology programs in the nation, University of Minnesota Children's Hospital in 2014 was again named as one of the top pediatric nephrology programs in the nation.

Our board-certified pediatric nephrologists work closely with experts in other specialties including pediatric urology, transplant surgery, psychology, nutrition and social work, to provide multidisciplinary care for patients.

See us for any of these specialties, and more

  • Congenital malformations of the kidney and bladder
  • Diabetic kidney disease
  • End-stage renal disease
  • Enuresis (bedwetting)
  • Genetic kidney diseases, including familial nephritis (Alport syndrome)
  • Glomerulonephritis, acute and chronic
  • Hematuria
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Hypertension
  • Kidney (renal) failure of any cause (acute or chronic)
  • Kidney stones
  • Kidny transplant aftercare
  • Nephrotic syndrome
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Prenatally-diagnosed kidney abnormalities
  • Proteinuria
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Vesicoureteral reflux

We have a variety of programs and services

  • Dialysis
    • Continuous venovenous hemofiltration (CVVH)
    • Hemodialysis
    • Peritoneal dialysis
  • Kidney biopsy
  • Kidney transplantation, including laparascopic kidney donation (living donor)

 

Meet our care team

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Pediatric Nephrology

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Fairview features nearly 4,000 providers practicing at over 200 locations throughout the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area and beyond. Fairview Clinics, University of Minnesota Physicians and our independent partner clinics provide an exceptional care experience, while lowering the overall costs of health care.

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Our Providers Make the Difference
Fairview features nearly 4,000 providers practicing at over 200 locations throughout the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area and beyond. Fairview Clinics, University of Minnesota Physicians and our independent partner clinics provide an exceptional care experience, while lowering the overall costs of health care.

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