Members of our division work in a nationally renowned renal care center and clinics that provide state-of-the-art treatment for patients with a range of kidney conditions and cancers.
We ensure that patients receive world class renal care through the Regional Center of Excellence for Transplantation and Kidney Care. Our faculty at the center specialize in treatment and disease management services for patients with all stages of chronic kidney disease.
The center handles 75 to 100 transplants a year. It provides concentrated services that yield a greater number of procedures and the most favorable outcomes for our renal patients. We provide:
We have specialized experience managing:
We consult on, diagnose and manage acute and chronic renal failure, renovascular disease, hypertensive disorders and immunologic renal disease at our nephrology and renal hypertension clinics.
Evaluating and managing patients before and after renal transplantation is one of our main concerns. We also treat patients with electrolyte disorders, kidney stones and abnormalities of kidney anatomy.
We perform procedures including:
Our faculty have expertise in areas including:
At the UBMD Med/Peds Renal Oncology Clinic, we are knowledgeable about the most effective kidney-related therapies for cancer patients.
We offer attentive, patient-centered care for individuals who have developed renal complications as a result of cancer and its treatments. We see adult patients with all types of cancer, and we treat complications including acute and chronic kidney disease and fluid and electrolyte abnormalities.
Our expert clinicians are familiar with chemotherapy drugs that damage the glomerulus, renal tubules, interstitium and microvasculature. We are experienced in treating mild to potentially fatal adverse chemotherapy-related nephrotoxicity.
Faculty at this facility are especially knowledgeable about: